Meet the Coaches
Meet the Coaches

Bill Rich - Camp Director

SUNY BROOME COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Binghamton, NY
Head Women's Soccer Coach

2007 NJCAA National Coach of the Year

Under Head Coach Bill Rich, the Women’s Soccer program at SUNY Broome has prospered for the past 21 years. Since taking over in 1997, Coach Rich has compiled a record of 319-79-13, the team has appeared in five NJCAA National Tournament Final Fours, and won National Championships in 2007, 2008, and 2016. Additionally, Coach Rich has produced 31 NJCAA All America players as well as multiple All Conference and All Region players. Coach Rich holds a USSF lifetime C license and NSCAA National Diploma and various certificates and other diplomas. He has coached locally in high school, the Olympic Development Program, and as a rep. for Eurosport Network, taking high school players to Europe for the last 25 years.

Chris Grafton - Technical Director

SUNY BROOME COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Binghamton, NY
Associate Women's Soccer Coach/Goalkeeper Coach

Chris Grafton has served as the Associate Coach for SUNY Broome Community College since 2012, and was Head Men's Coach in 2014, returning to the college after an illustrious career as a player and goalkeeper in the 1997 and 1998 seasons. "Chris is with us because he is a tremendous coach and person and has a huge impact on our success," says Coach Rich. Chris also coaches the Section IV All Stars Europe teams alongside Coach Rich. Chris has made a large difference, not only as the Goalkeeper Coach for the Championship Women's Team at SUNY Broome, but also as a Goalkeeper Coach with local VYSA and GBFC clubs. Chris holds NSCAA Level 5 and Level 6 Diplomas.

 

MarTee Kolpakas - Staff Coordinator

SUNY BROOME COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Binghamton, NY
Assistant Women's Soccer Coach

After graduating from Binghamton High School, MarTee entered SUNY Broome in the fall of 2010 to pursue higher education. At SUNY Broome, MarTee played soccer for two years, was named Captain in her second year, and as an academic All American. She was a multi-sport athlete, playing both softball and lacrosse while earning her associates degree. Post Broome, MrTee continued on to SUNY Cortland where she received her Bachelor's Degree in Physical Education. Upon returning to the area, MarTee joined the Women's Soccer team as an assistant coach and will be entering her fourth season this fall. Coach Rich recognized MarTee's passion for, and understanding of the game, and is grateful to have her as part of the coaching team.




 



European Soccer Tour -- Section IV All Stars

 

For over twenty years, the Hornet Soccer Camp Coaches have taken boys and girls high school teams to Europe where they have competed successfully in tournaments and "friendlies" in Holland, Belgium, France, Italy, Germany and Spain.