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Sean Pinkerton named women's basketball coach at Morrisville State College

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – Athletic director, Greg Carroll, recently announced the addition of Sean Pinkerton as head women’s basketball coach at Morrisville State College.

Pinkerton comes to Morrisville State from SUNY Canton, where he served as the assistant coach of the women’s basketball program last season, assisting the team to a second place tie in the Sunrise Conference.

Prior to his arrival at Canton, he served as the assistant women’s coach at Heidelberg College in Tiffin, Ohio where he also served as the head coach for the JV team.

Pinkerton worked as the varsity girls basketball coach at St. Lawrence High School and the Seaway Valley Girls Basketball team and spent two seasons as the U16 Indoor Soccer coach in Canton and JV Girls Soccer Coach at Canton High before moving on to Heidelberg.

A 2005 graduate of Hamilton College with a bachelor’s degree in psychology, Pinkerton served a season as a student assistant with the women’s basketball program while volunteering time with the Utica Big Brother, Big Sister program. He continues to work at several camps and clinics throughout the summer.

Morrisville State enters its third year as a provisional member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), Division III in 2008. Upon successful completion of the provisional period, Morrisville State will be a candidate for full accreditation as a member of the NCAA.

Morrisville State College offers more than 75 bachelor and associate degrees and options. Considered to be one of the most technologically advanced colleges in the nation for its ThinkPad University program and wireless technology initiative, the college recently became the first in the nation to comprehensively replace landlines in residence halls with individual cellular phones. Morrisville State College was also chosen as one of the top five colleges in the nation for campus activities by Campus Activities magazine.

The Morrisville State College Norwich Campus offers associate degree programs in accounting, business, computer systems technology, office administration, liberal arts transfer, nursing, early childhood, criminal justice and human services to south central New York residents and employers. Students may also apply coursework to other associate or bachelor degrees at the main campus.