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THE OFFICIAL SITE OF MARIST ATHLETICS

Athletics Coaching Staff
Mike Ferraro
Sports Information Director
Coach Info:
Position: Sports Information Director
Experience: 9 Years

Mike Ferraro is in his eighth year guiding the Sports Information Department at Marist.

Ferraro supervises publicity efforts for Marist's 23 Division I sports, and currently serves as the primary contact for the Red Foxes' football, men's basketball, baseball and softball teams. He has previously served as the contact for men's and women's cross country and track & field as well. 

Additionally, Ferraro provided color analysis on Marist football broadcasts from 2003-13. He handled those duties on home games from 2003-04, home and road games from 2005-06 and road games from 2007-13. From 2000-07, Ferraro was the play-by-play voice of the Marist women's basketball team. He has broadcast Marist baseball at four MAAC Tournaments and one NCAA Tournament, and has broadcast Marist softball at three MAAC Tournaments.

Ferraro served as Marist's Interim Sports Information Director for the 2007-08 season. In the 2006-07 year, Ferraro was Assistant Sports Information Director at Marist. He was the primary contact for the women's basketball team, which is the only team in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference history to advance to the Sweet 16. Additionally, he was the contact for the men's and women's lacrosse, men's and women's tennis and men's and women's crew teams.

Between his time as a broadcaster and in Marist's Sports Information office, Ferraro has covered the Red Foxes in 11 NCAA Tournament appearances - 10 for women's basketball, and one for baseball.  

Prior to his arrival at Marist, Ferraro worked for the Poughkeepsie Journal sports department. His work there lasted from 2001-06, and included stints as an intern, free-lance writer and copy editor, part-time sports reporter and full-time sports reporter and copy editor.  

Ferraro has been a voter in the Sports Network FCS Top 25 Poll since 2010. He has also been the primary official scorer for the Hudson Valley Renegades, the short-season Class A affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays, since 2009.

Ferraro received his Bachelor's in Communications with a concentration in Radio/TV/Film from Marist in 2001. He graduated Magna Cum Laude with Honors in Core/Liberal Studies. He served as Sports Editor of The Circle, Marist's student newspaper, and was also Assistant Sports Director of campus radio station WMCR.

Ferraro resides in Poughkeepsie.