Geneseo's College Stadium is on the west edge of campus, adjacent to athletic facilities in Merritt Fieldhouse and Schrader Hall. The west field includes bleacher seating and a press box. The field has turf, field marking and lighting that is identical to the west field. Read More
Nate Wiley begins his 10th season as head coach after taking over the position in January of 2006. He enters the 2015 season with a record of 92-58-21, while guiding the Knights to a SUNYAC Championship and trip to the NCAA Division III Tournament in 2014 and 2009.
Wiley garnered 2014 SUNYAC Womens Soccer Coach of the Year honors after leading the Knights to a 16-3-3 record, nine wins more than 2013 and the teams best mark since the 1993 squad went 18-2 en route to the NCAA Regionals. He coached six players to All-SUNYAC honors in 2014, including the Player of the Year, sophomore midfielder Meaghan Johnston, and the Rookie of the Year, first-year forward Leah Greene. After defeating Plattsburgh, 3-0, in the SUNYAC Tournament semifinals, Wiley led the top-seeded Knights to their sixth SUNYAC Championship, defeating Cortland, 1-0.
After playing to a 3-3 draw against Frostburg State and advancing on penalty kicks in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, Geneseo fell to eventual national semifinalist Johns Hopkins in the second round, 3-1. The Knights held a No. 19 ranking in their final game and climbed as high as No. 17 in 2014.
A native of nearby Churchville, N.Y. and graduate of Byron-Bergen High School, Wiley spent the 2005 season as an assistant coach at Geneseo after serving as the head mens coach at Chowan (N.C.) for three seasons from 2002-04.
Assistant coach Scott Faro just completed his first season with the Geneseo coaching staff in 2014 following a 32 year career in public education. Faro retired from Byron-Bergen Central Schools in June 2013.
A 1981 graduate of Roberts Weslyan College, Faros soccer highlights include being captain of the 1979 Roberts Wesleyan squad that won both NAIA regional and district championships and playing in nationals.
Along with a masters degree from SUNY Brockport, Faro holds a UEFA B license from the Scottish Football Association, an Advanced National Diploma from the National Soccer Coaches of America, a Director of Coaching Diploma from National Soccer Coaches of America, a diploma from the Brazilian Futebol Academy and a diploma from the Dutch Football Association.
Faro coached the boys soccer team at Byron-Bergen High School for 15 years. During his coaching tenure, the Bees amassed over 200 wins, reached the Section V championship match 10 times, won five Section V titles, won the Genesee Region Championship three times and led the team to the New York State title game in 2002.
While with Byron-Bergen High School, Faro earned Genesee region coach of the year four times, Section V Class Coach of the Year four times and was named the New York State Small Schools Coach of the Year in 2001. Faro also worked for the American Soccer Ambassadors, an organization that took high school all-star players on European tours and competitions.
Head Mens Soccer Coach
Dom Oliveri begins his fifth season as head coach of the Knights in 2015. Oliveri has compiled a 32-35-10 record during his tenure and has led the Knights to a SUNYAC Tournament berth in three of the last four years.
Last season, Oliveri led Geneseo to a 11-8-2 overall record, including a 4-4-1 SUNYAC mark that clinched the fifth seed for the conference tournament. After defeating Potsdam, 2-0, in the first round, the Knights fell at eventual national semifinalist, Oneonta, 4-0. Junior back Brad Campion was named to the 2014 NSCAA Div. III Mens All-East Region Third Team for his efforts during the year.
Oliveri spent seven seasons as an assistant coach under Mike Mooney, who was named Director of Athletics at Geneseo in June 2011 after 26 seasons as the head mens soccer coach.