Susan Viscomi is Oswego State director of athletics effective June 1. She comes with more than 30 years of intercollegiate athletics experience as a coach, associate athletic director and, most recently, as athletic director at Hilbert College in Hamburg, New York.
“I share Oswego’s vision for excellence and believe it’s important to develop student-athletes who strive for exemplary academic achievement, competitive success, and a commitment to serve the communities in which they live,” stated Viscomi.
Viscomi became Hilbert’s first female athletic director in July 2010. She served as the associate athletic director and senior woman administrator at Hamilton College for 13 years.
Before joining Hamilton’s staff, Viscomi was the Oswego State head women’s soccer coach for seven years, during which she was twice named State University of New York Athletic Conference Coach of the Year (1991, 1996). Her other collegiate experiences include a stint at Plattsburgh as an assistant professor of physical education, head women’s soccer coach and assistant coach of men’s and women’s track and field.
Viscomi has served in numerous capacities with the NCAA at the national, conference and institutional level since 1995. She has served as a member of the NCAA Championships and as chairperson and member of the NCAA Women’s Soccer Committee. She has also completed the NACWAA/HERS Institute for administrative advancement.
Viscomi earned her Master of Arts degree in Counseling from Colgate University and Bachelor of Science in Education degree in Physical Education from SUNY Cortland.