Ricky Cusano begins his 13th season as an Assistant Coach in 2017-18 after playing at Marist for four years and being a three-year starter at midfield/forward from 2001-2004. He was a MAAC All-Academic Team Selection in 2003 and 2004 while also being named MAAC Offensive Player of the week on September 14, 2003. He played in every game over his four years at Marist and finished his playing career with 4 goals and 6 assists. Cusano led Marist in assists in his junior year 2003. Cusano was a member of two Marist teams that made appearances in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Championship game in 2002 and 2004. He was a starter and member of the 2004 team that won the MAAC Tournament Championship and went on to play UConn in the NCAA Tournament College Cup.