April 8, 2014
Celebrate NCAA DIII Week April 7-13
As we celebrate NCAA DIII week, check out a compilation of videos that shows what a day in the life of a North Atlantic Conference student-athlete is like. With 10 public and private institutions in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont our institutions each have a uniqueness about them, while sharing the values of the NCAA Division III.
October 25, 2012
Fall 2012 Sportsmanship Videos
The North Atlantic Conference (NAC) has produced videos to help enhance the Sportsmanship Initiative across all sports. Find them here.
August 30, 2011
Julie Muller Named ECAC's Top Female Administrator
CENTERVILLE, Mass. (Aug. 30, 2011) – The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) today announced the female and male administrator of the year for the 2010-11 academic year. Julie Muller is the commissioner of the NCAA Division III North Atlantic Conference as well as the D-III Eastern Collegiate Football Conference. Muller was the NAC’s first full-time lead administrator when she was hired in 2005 and guided the ECFC through formation and recognition as a DIII single sport conference in 2008.
August 10, 2011
Structural Changes Announced in Thomas Athletic Department
Thomas College Athletic Director, Deb Biche will be making her return to coaching effective August 15th. Biche has decided to follow her desire to return to coaching and has stepped down from the AD position. Biche will remain at Thomas as she takes the helm of the Terriers Women's Soccer team.
August 10, 2011
Husson's Huffman Named ECAC New England Women's Lacrosse All-Star
Husson senior defender Alexandra Huffman was named to the second team of the ECAC Division III Women's Lacrosse New England All-Stars.
August 8, 2011
UMF Athletics launches redesigned website
In partnership with PrestoSports, the University of Maine at Farmington Athletics Department launched its redesigned website, athletics.umf.maine.edu, this morning.
July 21, 2011
Sarah Doscinski named UMF cross country coach
University of Maine at Farmington Director of Athletics, Fitness and Recreation Julie Davis is pleased announce the hiring of Sarah Doscinski as the UMF men's and women's cross country head coach.
July 14, 2011
Farmington's Deans Named NAC Nominee for NCAA's "Woman of the Year"
WHITINGHAM, Vermont - Emma Deans (Gorham, Maine), a 2011 graduate of the University of Maine at Farmington, has been nominated for the 2011 NCAA Woman of the Year Award by the North Atlantic Conference (NAC).
July 11, 2011
Johnson State Partners with PrestoSports for New Athletics Website
Johnson State College (JSC) has partnered with PrestoSports to create a new athletics website. The new home of the Badgers, now online at http://athletics.jsc.edu or by direct link from the JSC website, features an innovative new design that highlights each of Johnson State’s 12 varsity athletics programs.
June 20, 2011
UMF's Wagner Steps Down as Head Cross Country Coach
University of Maine at Farmington men's and women's cross country head coach Ryan Wagner has resigned from the position, effective immediately, to pursue an opportunity with an NCAA Division I program.
June 13, 2011
Castleton's Scardillo Signs on to Pilot Spartan Volleyball and Lacrosse
Castleton State College Associate Dean for Athletics and Recreation, Deanna Tyson, is pleased to announce the hiring of Mary Kate Scardillo as the Head Coach for Castleton’s volleyball and women’s lacrosse teams.
June 3, 2011
Jamey Ventura Named New Director of Athletics and Recreation at Johnson State
Johnson State College has appointed Jamey Ventura as the college’s new Director of Athletics and Recreation. He replaces longtime athletics director Barbara Lougee, who retired in January.
June 2, 2011
McDougall Tabbed as Castleton Head Lacrosse, Assistant Football Coach
Castleton State College Associate Dean for Athletics and Recreation, Deanna Tyson, is pleased to announce the hiring of Stephen “Bo” McDougall as Head Coach of the men’s lacrosse team and an assistant for the football team.
June 1, 2011
Husson Athletics Expands to Include NESCom Students
Husson University and the New England School of Communications (NESCom) are pleased to announce that NESCom students will be able to compete in Husson’s intercollegiate athletic department beginning in the fall of 2011.
May 12, 2011
Lyndon donates sporting goods for U.S. Marines
The life of a United States Marine in Afghanistan's Helmond Province is filled with danger — and periods of down time that, up to this point, they have had a hard time filling. With the help of Lyndon State College, the Lyndon baseball team and members of the community, their down time will soon be filled with recreation and athletic time.
April 26, 2011
Farmington names Evan men's lacrosse/soccer head coach
University of Maine at Farmington Director of Athletics, Fitness and Recreation Julie Davis is pleased to announce the hiring of Jon Evan as the Beavers' men's lacrosse/soccer head coach.
April 22, 2011
Green Mountain College athletics launches re-designed website
Green Mountain College unveiled a redesigned athletics website today. The site, powered by Presto Sports, was re-designed to create a user-friendly platform for coverage for all 12 Eagle athletics programs.
March 17, 2011
Todd Montana named Sports Information Director & Event Manager
Green Mountain College Director of Athletics Marybeth Lennox announced that Todd Montana accepted the position of Sports Information Director and Event Manager today.
March 16, 2011
Green Mountain College Athletics assigns new departmental duties
Green Mountain College Director of Athletics Marybeth Lennox announced the re-structuring of the athletic department today. In an effort to enhance the student athlete experience, three current staff members were assigned different positions within the department.
February 4, 2011
Barb Lougee Steps Down As Johnson State Director of Athletics
After more than 20 years of service to Johnson State College, Athletics Director Barbara Lougee will retire from her position Feb. 4.
September 29, 2010
Fleischmann Named Thomas Men's Lacrosse Head Coach
Thomas College Director of Athletics Deb Biche announced on Wednesday the appointment of Kyle Fleischmann as the Head Mens Lacrosse Coach for the Terriers. Along with the duties as Head Mens Lacrosse Coach Fleischmann will also be serving as Assistant Athletic Director / Sports Information Director.
September 28, 2010
Eric Sabean Begins Reign As Maine Maritime Academy Director of Athletics
Eric Sabean has been hired to take over the position of Director of Athletics at Maine Maritime Academy effective immediately.
August 25, 2010
NCAA Feature: Husson's Bradfords Vow to Achieve
Bangor, ME - The many accomplishments of Shelby and Brock Bradford 10 are featured on the NCAA homepage in an article titled Bradfords Vow to Achieve. Although both Brock and Shelby graduated from Husson last spring, their impact and legacy throughout the Husson community persists. Over the course of their time at Husson, Shelby and Brock Bradford have set a standard for academic and athletic excellence to which all student-athletes nationwide should aspire, stated Director of Athletics Bob Reasso.
August 24, 2010
Green Mountain College Names Ted Panasci Mens Tennis Coach
Green Mountain College Director of Athletics Marybeth Lennox announced the hiring of Ted Panasci as the new mens tennis coach Monday. Panasci replaces former coach Rob Purdy after his departure in June.
August 9, 2010
Purdy Tabbed as Castleton Women's Tennis Coach
Castleton State College Associate Dean for Athletics and Recreation, Deanna Tyson, is pleased to announce the hiring of Rob Purdy as Head Coach of the womens tennis team.
July 20, 2010
Green Mountain College Athletics Announces Hiring of Assistant Director of Athletics
Green Mountain College Director of Athletics Marybeth Lennox announced the appointment of Daryle Tucker as the Assistant Director of Athletics Tuesday afternoon. Tucker will assume his post August 2.
July 8, 2010
Husson's Shelby Bradford Nominated by NAC for NCAA Woman of the Year
The North Atlantic Conference is pleased to announce Shelby Bradford of Husson University as its nominee for the NCAA Woman of Year. The NCAA Woman of the Year Award honors graduating student-athletes who have distinguished themselves throughout their collegiate careers in the areas of academic achievement, athletics excellence, service and leadership.
July 6, 2010
North Atlantic Conference Adds Two Members
The North Atlantic Conference is pleased to announce that Colby-Sawyer College and New England College have accepted unanimous invitations to join the membership beginning in the 2011-12 academic year.
June 29, 2010
Bob Reasso Named Husson Athletic Director
Husson University president Robert Clark announced today that Bob Reasso has been named the new Director of Athletics, effective July 1. Reasso, who is currently the Senior Associate Director for Athletics, replaces Cindy Connelley who has stepped down to return to full-time teaching in the School of Education.
June 28, 2010
NCAA committee approves Lyndon membership
The Division III Membership Committee of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has recommended Lyndon State College of Vermont for active status after it successfully completed four years of a provisional membership process.
June 21, 2010
Farmington Names Bessey as Head Baseball Coach
University of Maine at Farmington Director of Athletics, Fitness & Recreation Julie Davis has named Chris Bessey as the baseball head coach this morning.
June 15, 2010
Kingsbury Takes Reins of Castleton Men's Lacrosse
Castleton State College Associate Dean for Athletics and Recreation, Deanna Tyson, is pleased to announce the hiring of Brian Kingsbury as Head Coach of the mens lacrosse team.
June 15, 2010
Bradford Honored as Role Model by NCAA and Sporting Geography
Brock Bradford was selected by the NCAA to serve as Sporting Geographys student-athlete role model for Division III basketball. As a student-athlete who excelled in the classroom and on the basketball court, and whom was engaged in community service throughout his four years at Husson, Bradford is the epitome of a scholar-athlete.
June 10, 2010
Husson's Gettler Named Mens Soccer Head Coach
Husson University is pleased to announce Jeff Gettler as the Head Coach of Mens Soccer. Gettler brings a deep resume of successful coaching experience from a wide array of institutions at the Division III and I levels.
May 25, 2010
Green Mountain College Athletics Unveils New Logo
Green Mountain College Director of Athletics Marybeth Lennox is pleased to unveil the new Green Mountain College athletics logo today as a part of the athletics branding initiative.
May 24, 2010
Husson's Bradford Named to Women's Lacrosse CoSIDA Academic All-District First Team
Shelby Bradford has been named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District First Team for her academic and athletic prowess as a womens lacrosse player. The award marks Bradfords third Academic All-District honor in two years.
May 24, 2010
Farmington's Davis named NACWAA NCAA Division III Administrator of the Year
University of Maine at Farmington Director of Athletics, Fitness and Recreation Julie Davis was recently named the National Association of Collegiate Women's Athletics Administrators NCAA Division III Administrator of the Year.
May 12, 2010
Fried Named NACWAA Administrator of Tomorrow
The National Association of Collegiate Women Athletic administrators has named Director of Sports Information Jen Fried as the 2010 Administrator of Tomorrow for NCAA Division III. The award is presented to individuals who aspire to careers in intercollegiate athletics and recognizes involvement and/or leadership roles on campus, conference offices and in the community.
May 6, 2010
Farmington's Tanguay awarded NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship
University of Maine at Farmington senior men's basketball player Josh Tanguay (Gorham, ME) was awarded an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship by the NCAA Wednesday.
May 1, 2010
Divisional Winners Meet for Conference Titles Saturday
East and West Divisional winners will meet today for conference titles in Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis and Women's Lacrosse.
April 30, 2010
Second Annual JSC Drop n Swap Draws Big Numbers
As part of the their community service objectives for the 2009-10 academic year, the Johnson State College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee participated, in conjunction with the JSC Center for Service Learning (SERVE), in the 2nd Annual JSC Drop n Swap.
April 14, 2010
Husson University Names Senior Associate Director of Athletics
Husson University is pleased to announce Bob Reasso as the Senior Associate Director of Athletics. As the newest member of Hussons growing community, Reasso brings a wealth of experience in collegiate athletics and considers himself to be an educator first and foremost.
April 7, 2010
Rutland Herald: Nerve center for two leagues in unlikely Vermont rural setting
The Northeast Kingdom Chamber of Commerce brochure once trumpeted its region with words from former Vermont Life magazine editor Tom Slayton: "The part of the state that most resembles the Vermont I grew up in."
March 23, 2010
Learn More about Division III
The NCAA has released a video aimed at expanding the understanding of what makes Division III a unique and quality experience for student-athletes and all members of the campus community. Check out the 30 second version below.
March 23, 2010
Campanile to Lead Johnson State Mens and Womens Soccer Programs
Johnson State College Athletics has announced the hiring of Raymond Campanile as their next Head Coach of mens and womens soccer.
February 24, 2010
Shelby Bradford Named ESPN Academic All-American
Shelby Bradford (Sr., Lee, ME) has been selected as a 2009-10 ESPN Second Team Academic All-American. Bradford is one of five student-athletes in the country to receive this prestigious award and is the first Academic All-American women's basketball player in Husson's history.
February 23, 2010
Brock Bradford Named ESPN Academic All-American
Brock Bradford (Sr., Kenduskeag, ME) has been selected as a 2009-10 ESPN First Team Academic All-American. Bradford is one of five student-athletes in the country to receive this prestigious award and is the first Academic All-American in Husson's history. The award is presented by ESPN the Magazine and is voted on by the College Sports Information Directors Association (CoSIDA).
February 4, 2010
Husson Basketball Duo Named Academic All-Americans for Second Consecutive Season
Husson basketball players Shelby and Brock Bradford have been named Academic All-American 1st Team District 1 College Division. The duo are married and each in their senior season at Husson and captain their respective teams.
December 7, 2009
Thomas College Field Hockey Head Coach Andrea Thebarge Inducted into Maine Field Hockey Hall of Fame
Thomas Head Field Hockey coach Andrea Thebarge was inducted into the Maine Field Hockey Hall of Fame on December 6, 2009 at the Augusta Civic Center. Andrea was nominated by members of the Maine Field Hockey Association (MFHA).
December 7, 2009
UMF's Pratt named Maine Field Hockey Hall of Fame inductee
University of Maine at Farmington assistant athletics director and field hockey and softball coach Cyndi Pratt was inducted into the Maine Field Hockey Hall of Fame on Dec. 6 at the Augusta Civic Center.
October 23, 2009
Husson University picks a new president
Husson University today named a finance professor from Indiana's University of Evansville to be its next president.
May 4, 2009
North Atlantic Conference Alters Plans for Football Sponsorship
The North Atlantic Conference will not add football to its list of conference sponsored sports as initially intended for the fall of 2009. The institutions which had planned to participate with the NAC have determined the formation of a single sport football conference will better serve the needs of their football programs.
April 27, 2009
Drop N Swap a success at Johnson State College
Organizers are hailing the success of the first Drop N Swap at Johnson State College. The April 25th event in the colleges S.H.A.P.E. fitness facility was a community action outreach by students to encourage people to recycle and share unwanted household belongings with others less fortunate, particularly during these tough economic times.
April 6, 2009
NAC SAAC Holds 3rd Annual Student Athlete Retreat
On April 3rd and 4th, student-athletes from 5 of the 8 NAC schools came together for a retreat as an initiative of the NCAA Division III Conference Grant Program. The event was hosted by Husson University in Bangor, Maine and focused on the topic of Diversity.
February 16, 2009
GMC Appoints New Director of Athletics
Green Mountain College announced today that Marybeth S. Lennox has been selected as the College's new athletic director.
February 5, 2009
Husson Basketball Duo Named Academic All-Americans
Husson basketball players Shelby and Brock Bradford have been named Academic All-American 1st Team District 1 College Division. The duo, were married last summer, are each in their junior season at Husson and captain their respective teams.
February 4, 2009
NAC, NEAC enter partnership to expand associate membership
The North Atlantic Conference (NAC) and North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) have entered into a partnership to expand associate membership. The NEAC will gain associate members in the sports of baseball and women's tennis while the NAC will add members for men's tennis and women's lacrosse.
January 29, 2009
Ryan Wagner to Lead Maine-Farmington Men's and Women's Cross Country
University of Maine at Farmington Director of Athletics, Fitness & Recreation Julie Davis announced today that Head Mens Cross Country Coach Arvid Cullenberg has resigned after nine seasons of coaching the Beavers to spend more time with his family. Head Womens Cross Country Coach Ryan Wagner has agreed to become the Head Coach for both the mens and womens programs.
January 1, 2009
Husson Partners with PrestoSports for New Athletic Web Site
Husson University has partnered with PrestoSports for its new athletics web site. The new home of the Eagles, now online at http://athletics.husson.edu, features an innovative new design which highlights each of the Husson athletics programs.
December 8, 2008
Husson Names Connelley Athletic Director
Cindy Connelley has been appointed Athletic Director at Husson University in Bangor. An NCAA Division I Coach at the University of North Carolina - Charlotte, Middle Tennessee University, and Bucknell University, Connelley has extensive NCAA intercollegiate experience. She currently serves as an assistant professor of physical education in Husson's School of Education.
March 28, 2008
Wilkie, Parsons selected for soccer/lacrosse positions at UMF
University of Maine at Farmington Director of Athletics, Fitness and Recreation, Julie Davis, is pleased to announce today the hiring of two coaches. Molly Wilkie has been named the Head Womens Soccer and Lacrosse Coach and Christopher Parsons has been tabbed as the Head Mens Soccer and Lacrosse Coach. Both are scheduled to start their positions on August 20, 2008.
March 5, 2008
NAC Announces Mobile Scoreboard
The NAC, in collaboration with PrestoSports, is proud to offer fans of the league the ability to obtain score updates from games played daily via a mobile scoreboard.
March 3, 2008
Becker women to play at Amherst; Elms to meet Scranton
February 15, 2008
NAC Institutions Support Breast Cancer Research and "Think Pink"
February 7, 2008
NCAA Begins Surveying Division III on Membership Growth Issues, Including Possible Creation of a Fourth Division
INDIANAPOLIS--- The NCAA begins Friday the process of surveying its Division III members on the growth of the division including asking for their opinions about subdividing the division or creating an entirely new division.
December 12, 2007
Landon Named Dita/NFHCA Regional Coach of the Year
Castleton, VT-Castleton State College field hockey coach, Tammy Landon has been honored as the Dita/NFHCA New England East Region Coach of the Year for 2007.
August 29, 2007
NAC Gearing up for 2007 fall season
The North Atlantic Conference will begin competition Friday, August 31. Updated schedules and results can be found at the NAC Scoreboard.
July 31, 2007
NAC Launches New Web Site Through PrestoSports
ROCKVILLE, Md. - The North Atlantic Conference, an NCAA Division III athletic conference comprised of 11 institutions across New England, has launched a ground-breaking web site through the PrestoSports network at www.nacathletics.com.
July 24, 2007
National Recognition for Castleton
North Atlantic Conference member, Castleton State College, gained the national spotlight in recognition of their commitment to expanding opportunities for female athletes on its campus. According to a study released by The Chronicle of Higher Education, Castleton exhibited an increase of 148 percent in the number of women athletes competing for the institution since the 1998-1999 academic year.
June 4, 2007
North Atlantic Conference Announces Addition of Two Members
The North Atlantic Conference, an NCAA Division III athletic conference, is pleased to announce the addition of two new full member institutions, Green Mountain College and Lyndon State College.