Daniela Georgieva
Daniela Georgieva
Title: Head Cross Country and Track & Field Coach
Phone: 934-420-5285
Email: georgid@farmingdale.edu
Fax: 934-420-2294

Head Coach: Daniela Georgieva (9th season)

Coach Georgieva has been the head cross country coach at Farmingdale State since 2011. In June 2015, she was also promoted to Head Coach of Indoor and Outdoor Track & Field.

In 2016, Georgieva was named the cross country Coach of the Year after leading the women's team to their first-ever Skyline Conference Championship.

In addition, Georgieva guided both the men's and women's outdoor track & field teams to a first-place overall finish at the inaugural Skyline Conference Championships in 2018. Coach Georgieva repeated as Skyline Outdoor Champions in 2019.

Georgieva brings a wealth of experience to her coaching position. Most recently she was the head men's and women's cross country coach at Purchase College and the top assistant at Division II Dowling College. Prior to that, Georgieva enjoyed stints at Central Methodist University as well as the University of Missouri.

Coach Georgieva earned a Bachelor of Physical Education from the National Sport Academy in Sofia, Bulgaria in 1996. She attained a Bachelor of Arts degree from Central Methodist University, where she graduated in 2005.

From 2011 - "I am so thankful to have such a great mentor and predecessor as Mr. Minkoff who built this excellent cross country tradition at Farmingdale State with a lot of hard work and knowledge. I will do my best to keep and continue his tradition. I care about my student-athletes and I will do everything for them to succeed in school, on the field and in life. My mission is to see how our student-athletes are dedicated, hard working, ambitious and are determined to build not only their skills but also their characters."

Assistant Coach: Caryl Senn-Griffiths

Coach Senn has been a coach at Farmingdale State since 1986. She is a former USA and Olympic Track Coach of the USA Amputee Team where she coached for 15 years. International competitions she took part in include, Barcelona, Spain; the Atlanta Olympic Games; the World Championships in Berlin, Germany; the Pan American Games in Mexico City, Mexico; and the Paralympic Revival in Duderstadt, Germany.

As a track runner, she was a Two-Time All-American in the Heptathlon at Ithaca College. She is a former ECAC Champion and Record holder in the Heptathlon and Pentathlon while she attended Ithaca. She is a 14-Time Empire State Games Champion in the Heptathlon. She is a Master's World Record holder in the Pentathlon and 4x400 Relay, as well as a Master's American Record holder in the Heptathlon.

Coach Senn has been a Physical Therapist and Director of Sports Medicine at a facility in Massapequa for the past 16 years. She was recently inducted into the Massapequa / Berner High School Hall of Fame for career and athletic achievements.

Throws Coach: Jim Seifert

Jumps Coach: Alix Lamarre

Assistant Coach: Colin Norwood

Volunteer Assistants: Stan Georgiev, Stephen Schmidt