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Graves promoted to head men's soccer coach at Morrisville State

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – Morrisville State College athletic director, Greg Carroll, recently announced the promotion of Kyle Graves to head coach of the men’s soccer program in the fall 2010.

Graves served as assistant coach for the Mustangs last season and assisted in all facets of the men’s soccer program including practice and game preparation, recruitment of student-athletes and community service initiatives for local youth groups.

Prior to joining the Mustang staff, Graves gained a wealth of experience through coaching stints with various soccer programs and camps/clinics. For five straight seasons, he was involved in all three levels of play at East Rochester High School where the varsity program posted two sectional championship titles and made an appearance at the New York State Final Four Championship.

Following a stellar high school playing career at Stockbridge Valley, Graves attended Keuka College where he was a member of two North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) Championship Teams, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in elementary and special education.

Graves recently completed his NSCAA National Certification and resides in Oneida.

Morrisville State College offers more than 80 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.