Immediate: June 29, 2018
Garden City, NY — Nassau Community College is pleased to announce that David Mattana, a resident of Great Neck, has been named the new head coach of its men’s golf team. Mattana was previously the team’s assistant coach.
“Dave is a leader in the sport and has always provided our student-athletes with unwavering support. I am confident that he has the ability to lead our golf program to the next level,” said Kerri Ann McTiernan, NCC’s Director of Athletics.
Excited at the prospect of coaching a team that has won multiple national championships, Mattana is looking forward to the upcoming season. “I feel very fortunate to be able to coach at an institution of this caliber. The history of accomplishment by this program sets the bar high and I pledge to work extremely hard to meet the challenge.”
In addition to his coaching duties at the College, Mattana is the secretary of the Long Island Golf Association, the golf chairman at Fresh Meadow Country Club and the tournament director of the Gene Sarazen Invitational. Over the years he has qualified for many amateur tournaments as well.
An alumnus of Ithaca College, Mattana received a law degree from Hofstra Law School and an MBA from New York University Graduate School. He grew up in Roslyn.
Nassau Community College is an institution where more than 20,000 full-time, part-time, Workforce Development and continuing education students start and continue their successful journey through higher education. More than 70 fields of study are offered on a 225-acre campus located in the center of Long Island. As the largest single-campus two-year college in New York State, Nassau Community College maintains a national reputation for excellence.