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Sarah Golis has been selected as Keystone College’s first-ever head women’s lacrosse coach according to an announcement made Wednesday by Dr. Matthew Grimaldi, Director of Athletics.

Golis had previously served as the Giants’ Athletic Coordinator and was an assistant women’s tennis coach at Wilkes University since 2012 and brings collegiate coaching and recruiting experience .

Golis was named an Advanced Health and Fitness Specialist in the spring of 2013 by the American Council on Exercise in San Diego, Calif. and will become a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist this coming spring as designated by the National Strength and Conditioning Association in Colorado Springs, Colo. Additionally, Golis is pursuing a Masters in Sports Medicine/Sports Management with an emphasis in Recreational Management & Sport Psychology from the United States Sports Academy based in Daphne, Ala. which is scheduled to be obtained this coming summer.

As an assistant women’s tennis at Wilkes, Golis has been actively involved in recruiting student-athletes, assisting in daily practices, and practice scheduling, planning, and individual player instruction. Additionally, Golis has been active in the physical conditioning of the team including creating offseason workout and agility programs, creating dynamic warm-ups, and monitoring injury management and rehabilitation.

Since 2012, Golis has also served as the Athletic Coordinator at Keystone College, assisting the Athletic Director in daily duties. Golis managed team operational and fundraising budgets, secured team transportation to events, assisted in game management, managed the game day employee payroll, and trained new coaches in office procedures.

Prior to assuming the positions Keystone and Wilkes, Golis was the head girls’ tennis coach at Dallas High School where she was responsible for scheduling practices and games, planned practices and training instruction for player development, and ran game day operations for both traditional and non-traditional seasons.

Golis earned a B.S. in Professional Studies with a specialization in Public Relations & Advertising from Misericordia University in 2011.

Keystone will begin competition at the varsity level in the spring of 2015 as NCAA Division III members of the Colonial States Athletic Conference. The Giants will play their home games on the College’s new, state-of-the-art, $3.4 artificial turf field and track complex on Keystone’s campus in La Plume.

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