John Garrett is currently the Associate Athletic Director/ Head Women’s Basketball Coach at Hunter College in New York City. He started at Hunter in April of 2013 after 8 years at SUNY Old Westbury. As an Associate Athletic Director John oversees the daily operation of the Intramurals, Recreation and Fitness program for the 23,000 students at Hunter. As well as daily support of the 18 Division III varsity sports within the athletic Department. John is also the Head Women’s Basketball coach a position added in May of 2014, he is responsible for all aspects of the Division III Basketball program that competes in the CUNYAC Conference.
Prior to Hunter College Garrett worked at SUNY Old Westbury from the Fall of 2004- 2012 serving in a variety of roles that included but were not limited to Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach, Head Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Coach, Equipment Manager, Coordinator of Athletic Operations and Assistant Athletic Director of Budget and Operations. Once completing his Master’s degree Garrett took on a more expansive administration role and for the last 2 years at Old Westbury he oversaw the daily operation of the Athletic Budget, Facilities and all scheduling.
Garrett completed an undergraduate degree in History from Marist College in 2003, teaching High School History and Coaching Girls Varsity Volleyball, Boy Varsity Basketball and Boys Varsity baseball at Oakwood Friends School in 03-04. He then went to Old Westbury and enrolled in Adelphi’s Sports Management program in January of 2005, completing his Masters in 2006. Garrett has been teaching Athletic Administration as an adjunct at Adelphi since 2012.
- Master’s Degree- Sport Management, Adelphi University 2006
- Bachelor’s Degree- History, Marist College 2003