George Cangero
George Cangero
Title: Head Men's Golf Coach
Phone: 934-420-5424
Fax: 934-420-2294

Head Coach: George Cangero (5th season)

Coach Cangero was hired as the head men's golf coach on July 27, 2016. In each of his first three seasons at the helm, Coach Cangero has led FSC to the Skyline Conference Championship and a berth into the NCAA Championships. Prior to Farmingdale State, he was the head coach at St. Joseph's (L.I.) for 14 seasons. Under his leadership, the Golden Eagles won three Skyline Conference Championships in 2005-06, 2007-08 and 2015-16. The teams’ 2007-08 Skyline Championship earned St. Joseph’s their first-ever berth into the NCAA Division III National Championship Tournament. At the 2016 DIII Championships, the team finished in 29th place.

Before his stint at St. Joe's, Cangero taught in the Sachem School District for 31 years as a math teacher. He coached the Sachem North golf team from 1999-2004 and during that time won five League Championships, two Suffolk County Championships and one Long Island Championship. Cangero also coached two individual players to Suffolk County Championships at Sachem. 

Coach Cangero holds a Bachelor of Science in math education from C.W. Post and a Master’s Degree in elementary education and math. He is certified to teach K-6 and 7-12.

Cangero lives in East Northport with his wife Katherine and has three grown daughters.


Assistant Coach: Michael Montagnino

Coach Montagnino is a Quarter Century member of the PGA of America and has been with the coaching staff at FSC since 2001. Coach Montagnino’ s role is as an instructor to help improve each segment of the player’s golf game.

Coach Montagnino received his Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from Mississippi State University's Professional Golf Management Program in 1990. Prior to joining the coaching staff at FSC, Coach Montagnino was a Head Golf Professional and Teaching Professional and competed in many professional tournaments in the Metropolitan Area of New York such as the Long Island Open, Met Open and competed in Mini Tour Events in Florida. Coach Montagnino resides in Smithtown, NY along with his family.


Assistant Coach: Ryan Williams

Coach Williams has been with the team since 2006, playing a year and a half for the Rams and then joining the coaching staff after graduation.

In his senior year, Williams was named First Team All-Skyline, leading the team to a Conference Championship and a first-ever appearance in the Division III National Tournament. He had held the school record for low round after shooting a 70 in his first match with the team at St. George's Country Club. For his academics, he was twice named a Chancellor's Scholar-Athlete award winner during both his years at FSC.

Williams, who is still an amateur, played in the 2011 and 2012 New York State Open at Bethpage State Park - Black Course. In 2012, he also qualified for 110th Met Amateur Championship as well as the United States Mid-Amateur Championship at Conway Farms Golf Club in Lake Forest, Illinois.

Williams graduated in December 2007 with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management (Sport Management Minor). He received his Master's Degree in Sport Management from SUNY Cortland. Williams now works full-time in the Farmingdale State Athletics Department as the Assistant Athletic Director and Sports Information Director.