Cairo man named athletic director at Columbia Greene

HUDSON, N.Y. – Nicolas Dyer of Cairo, N.Y., has been named Athletic Director for Columbia-Greene Community College. 

Dyer has worked within the C-GCC Athletic Department since 2010, initially as its Assistant Baseball Coach. He assumed the Head Baseball Coach position in 2013, remaining at the helm of the team until 2018, while simultaneously serving as the college’s Assistant Director of Athletics.

Within his new role, Dyer is responsible for overseeing the C-GCC Athletic Department and its five varsity teams: men’s and women’s basketball, baseball, softball, and soccer; directing the Athletic and Activities Department work plans, and management of both indoor and outdoor athletic facilities, among other duties. He also serves as chair of the college’s Athletic Taskforce.

A graduate of Salem International University in Salem, W.Va., Dyer holds a bachelor of science degree in Business Management with a concentration in Sports Management. His career has also included stints as Assistant Athletic Trainer, Assistant Baseball Coach, Assistant Athletic Director of Sports Information and Compliance at SIU; Pitching Coach at Southern Vermont College of Bennington, Vt. (now closed), and as a security officer for the Pittsburgh Steelers.

He first stepped into his position as acting director in September 2018, following the departure of former Athletic Director Richanna Lindo, who now serves as Associate Director of Athletics for Santa Fe College in Gainesville, Fla. Dyer was officially named Director of Athletics by Dean of Students and Vice President for Enrollment Management Joseph Watson, Ph.D., in May 2019.

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