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
Howlett enters his first season in 2018 after being named the Knights’ head coach in July to become the program’s 10th head coach as the team enters its 70th season.
Howlett coached at State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) rival Buffalo State for five seasons, leading the Bengals to a combined 50-36-9 mark. In 2017, he led the team to a 14-3-3 record, a berth in the SUNYAC Tournament and an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament. He was named SUNYAC Coach of the Year and United Soccer Coaches East Region Coaching Staff of the Year and coached the program’s first All-American since 1984.
Prior to his time at Buffalo State, Howlett coached for four seasons at SUNY Canton where he helped the Kangaroos transition from NAIA to NCAA Division III membership.
Ethan Gunty ’17 joins the coaching staff for the 2017 season after a two-year career as a student-athlete with the Knights.
Gunty started 31 games in two seasons, recorded 10 goals and six assists and was selected to the 2016 SUNYAC All-Confernce Second Team. Career highlights include a four-goal performance in a 6-1 win over Fredonia in 2016 and five career game-winning goals. Gunty came to Geneseo after two seasons at NCAA Division II Le Moyne College, where he was named to the NE-10 All-Rookie Team.
Assistant coach Billy Ginther begins his sixth season with the Knights in 2016 after spending over 35 years in a variety of soccer coaching positions.
Ginther, who graduated from Brockport with a dual degree in economics and business management with a specialization in international business, was a four-year starter in the backfield at Binghamton and Brockport, earning All-SUNYAC and All-Region honors during his playing career.
A native of Spencerport, N.Y., Ginther has coached local youth soccer from the house level through travel programs, and all the way up to the USL’s Super Y League and the US Soccer Development Academy National League. Ginther was a coach for the Olympic Development Program (Rochester District) and has been at the helm of the Rochester Mavericks, the Rochester Junior Rhinos, and the Empire United Development Academy. He also previously served as an assistant with the programs at Brockport and RIT.