SUNY Ulster CC names Brian Vutianitis Head Coach
August 8, 2018
From SUNY Ulster CC Athletics
Coach Brian Vutianitis will be entering his first year as the Head Wrestling Coach for the Senators during the 2018-19 season. Coach Vutianitis has spent the past 2 seasons as a Varsity Assistant coach at Warwick Valley where he assisted in coaching 13 sectional place winners and 1 NYS Champion.
In addition to his coaching duties, Coach Vutianitis is also the club President and founder of Vision Wrestling Club. Vision is a wrestling club that is home to many top-level wrestlers throughout the Section IX area. Vision Wrestling Club’s mission is to expand upon the wrestling community of the Hudson Valley area by working with both Division 1 and Division 2 schools and athletes as a whole. The Vision Wrestling Barn is currently the local training facility for wrestlers who attend multiple collegiate wrestling programs including; Ohio State University and University of Michigan (NCAA DI), Queens University (NCAA DII), Ithaca College and Johnson & Wales University (NCAA DIII) and more.
Coach Vutianitis started his wrestling career locally at Warwick Valley High School, where he was a team and individual Section IX Champion and State Qualifier in 2011. After High School, Brian continued his wrestling career at NCAA DIII SUNY Cortland. During his time at SUNY Cortland Brian was a part of a team that won the Empire Conference title in 2012 before winning 2 Northeast Regional titles in 2013 and 2014. During the 2014 Season, Brian was All-Conference in the Empire Collegiate Wrestling Conference Championships along with being part of a team that finished 4th at the NWCA National Duals. During his final season at SUNY Cortland Brian was named team Captain and helped the Red Dragons to a 6th place finish at the NWCA National Duals. In 2016 Brian graduated from SUNY Cortland with a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology.