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Spagnoli joined the Berkeley College staff after spending two years as the Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Information at the City College of New York (2010-2012). Prior to that, he worked at Lehman College, where he spent three years (2007-2010) as the Lightning’s Director of Sports Information and Intramural Coordinator. Spagnoli, a Staten Island, NY native, also spent five years as a Sports Information Assistant at the College of Staten Island (2002-2007). While there, he was a member of CSI’s radio station WSIA from March of 2003 until the summer of 2006.
During his time at the City College of New York, Spagnoli was involved in all facets of game management, including statistical maintenance, game program construction, staff assignments, and public address announcing. In addition, he assisted in the planning and supervision of many of the department’s premiere events, including annual student-athlete awards banquets and alumni golf outings; he also oversaw the operations of the Nat Holman Gymnasium on evenings when the facility was rented by outside groups and organizations.
At Lehman College, Spagnoli was responsible for all facets of sports information and was very pivotal in the implementation of many different new features, including the "Lightning Strikes" monthly newsletter, weekly podcasts, baseball and softball media guides, and coaching shows.
At the College of Staten Island, Spagnoli organized clips, compiled statistics for the department’s home games, helped out with the scheduling and implementation of the intramurals program, and posted flyers around campus. As his tenure progressed, he began taking on more in-depth responsibilities, including publishing game programs and brochures, assisting with media guides, serving as the public address announcer for athletic events, and assisting in the upkeep of the CSI athletics website. In his final year at CSI, Spagnoli served as editor for Staten Island’s sports information newsletter, "Dolphin Sightings," a monthly publication that included numerous human interest stories centering on CSI athletes. Spagnoli also lent his efforts to various activities, including the annual CSI Barnes & Noble Golf Outing, Annual Awards Banquet, and various high school and CUNY Conference tournament events held on CSI’s campus.
Alongside his duties within Staten Island’s Office of Athletics, Spagnoli also worked in conjunction with WSIA, 88.9 FM, CSI’s campus radio station. There, he served as Sports Director while also serving as host to many professional and college sports shows, including the "Thursday Night Sports Wrap" and the "CSI Sports Insider." Spagnoli also served two years as the official play-by-play announcer for the Staten Island Yankees Class A baseball team. In addition to working with the baby bombers, he also worked for the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium during the 2003 and 2004 postseasons, assisting the media relations staff with all aspects of operations during the playoffs.
A graduate of the College of Staten Island, Spagnoli holds a Bachelor’s degree in communications with a focus in media studies. He resides in the Great Kills section of Staten Island.