HEAD COACH Nick Macarchuk -  

     Highlights of Coach Macarchuk's Coaching Experience include:

     Highlights of Coach Macarchuk's Playing Experience include:

     Highlights of Coach Macarchuk's Personal Life include:

ASSISTANT COACH Nick Macarchuk III -  

     Highlights of Assistant Coach Macarchuk's Coaching Experience include:

     Highlights of Assistant Coach Macarchuk's Playing Experience include:

  • A 1988 graduate of Canisius College, Macarchuck was a four-year letterwinner, captaining the Golden Griffins in 1987-88, his senior year.

     Highlights of Assistant Coach Macarchuk's Personal Life include:

  • Nick and his wife Nicole, a graduate of Fordham and Fordham Law, Live in Tuckahoe, New York.
  • The couple has two children, Ashley Rebecca who is 6 years old and Nicholas IV, who was born on April 16, 1998.

ASSISTANT COACH Edgar De La Rosa -  

     Highlights of Assistant Coach De La Rosa's Coaching Experience include:

  • De La Rosa also came with Coach Macarchuk from Fordham, and will begin his 4th season with the Seawolves, in the 2002-03 campaign.
  • Edgar De La Rosa spent five years prior at Fordham as an assistant on Macarchuk's staff. Over the past five years, De La Rosa has assisted head coach Nick Macarchuck both on and off the court. He has aided the Rams in pre-game strategy as well as on-court coaching and has recruited the New York City area.
  • Prior to Fordham, De La Rosa was an assistant coach at Division III power New York University for five seasons. The Violets went all the way to the NCAA Division III Championship game in 1993-94, where they were defeated in overtime. De La Rosa was part of the 1992-93 and 1993-94 U.A.A. coaching Staffs of the Year.
  • Before his stint at NYU, De La Rosa was an assistant at Bishop Ford High School in Brooklyn, his alma mater, for three seasons.
  • De La Rosa also has international experience, having served as an assistant for the Dominican Republic National team and as the head coach of a junior team in the Dominican Republic.
  • De La Rosa also coaches the New York City team in the Empire State Games, leading the 1998 team to a golg medal, the 1996 and 1997 squads to silver medal and the 1995 to a bronze medal.

     Highlights of Assistant Coach De La Rosa's Playing Experience include:

  • As a player, De La Rosa captained St. Francis in 1981-82, and is the all-time free throw percentage and assists leader and he currently sits in second place on the Terriers' all-time steal list.

     Highlights of Assistant Coach De La Rosa's Personal Life include:

  • De La Rosa is a 1983 graduate of St. Francis (NY) College.
  • He and his wife, Myrna, have two children: Julian and Lauren, who are both 9.
  • They reside in Staten Island, New York.

ASSISTANT COACH Brian Blaney -  

     Highlights of Assistant Coach Blaney's Coaching Experience include:

  • Brian Blaney will begin his 4th year with the Seawolves in the 2002-03 campaign, and came to Stony Brook after spending the three prior years at George Washington University.
  • After graduating from Roanoke College, Blaney joined the men's basketball staff at Hargrave Military Academy for one season.
  • He joined the Colonials' staff after serving as an assistant coach at Miami (OH) during the 1995-96 season.
  • At George Washington University, Blaney also served as co-Director of GW's Summer basketball camp.

     Highlights of Assistant Coach Blaney's Playing Experience include:

  • A 1994 graduate of Roanoke College, Blaney played point guard for the Maroons from 1991-94.
  • As a senior, Blaney helped guide Roanoke to a 26-2 record and a berth in the 1994 NCAA Division III Tournament.
  • While at Roanoke, the team posted an impressive 61-19 record and was ranked as high as fourth nationally during his tenure there.

     Highlights of Assistant Coach Blaney's Personal Life include:

  • Blaney is a native of Holden, MA, and a son of former Seton Hall head coach George Blaney.
  • Blaney earned his bachelor's degree in sociology at Roanoke.