George Cangero
George Cangero
Title: Head Men's Golf Coach
Phone: 631-794-6424
Email: cangerg@farmingdale.edu
Fax: 631-420-2294

Head Coach: George Cangero (2nd season)

Coach Cangero was hired as the head men's golf coach on July 27, 2016. In his first season at the helm, he led FSC to the ninth Skyline Conference Championship in program history 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, who is a Class A PGA Professional, has been the golf teams Assistant Coach since 2001. Coach Montagnino's role for the team is to improve all facets of each team member's game - Fullswing, Shortgame and Course Management. Coach Montagnino utilizes the team's outdoor natural grass practice range and indoor practice putting green along with a state-of-the-art computer JVC Video system and golf simulator.

Coach Montagnino received his Bachelors in Business Administration - Marketing from Mississippi State University's Professional Golf Management Program in 1990.

 

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 now works full-time in the Farmingdale State Athletic Department as the Assistant Sports Information Director and is also in charge of Sponsorships for the athletic department.