|2017||9-8||NIAC Finals||Alhasane Sako, All-American|
2nd Year ● 9-8 Career Record ● Skidmore '13
Brian Mitko is in his second season as SUNY Delhi's men's soccer head coach for the 2018-19 season. The Skidmore graduate and former soccer and lacrosse player came to the Broncos after two years as an assistant coach at the University of Vermont. Mitko also begins his second year as the school's men's tennis coach after taking over the program in the spring of 2018.
Coach Mitko's first men's soccer squad in 2017 posted a 9-8 record, reaching the NIAC Finals and remaining in contention for a USCAA National Tournament berth. First-year forward Alhasane Sako earned USCAA All-American Honorable Mention accolades.
While with the UVM Catamounts, Mitko helped lead the team to back-to-back NCAA Division I Tournament appearances, including an America East championship in 2015. The Catamounts compiled a 25-14-4 record over those two seasons.
Mitko also spent one season as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator for the men's soccer program at Bard College in New York. Mitko was responsible for Bard's 2014 recruiting class, created drills for training sessions, monitored student-athlete's academic performance, and prepared scouting reports on opponents.
Mitko graduated from Skidmore College in 2013, earning a Bachelor's degree in exercise science. He was a four-year member of the men's soccer and lacrosse teams, earning eight varsity letters. Mitko was a two-year captain of the men's soccer team and as a senior he was named the ECAC Defenseman of the Week twice and Liberty League Defensive Player of the Week four times.
A native of Clinton, Conn., Mitko was also the head coach of the FC Dutchmen Premier team in Albany, New York and has coached at several camps and clinics, including the several at Bard and the Mike Noonan Soccer Camp at Clemson.
Nick "Shenny" Shenberger is in his first season as SUNY Delhi men's soccer's assistant coach for the 2018-19 season.
Shenberger, a native of Hummelstown, Pa., played soccer all four years at the Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y. institution, receiving all-league accolades from the ECAC and Liberty League, as well as a NCAA All-Region nod his sophomore year. That season also saw him become Bard's first-ever All-Liberty League First Team selection, and was named by HERO Sports as their D3 Men's Soccer Legend of the Year. He finished his career with 33 goals, 11 assists and six game-winning goals. Shenberger earned his Bachelor's this past May in Physics.
Shenberger continued his soccer career this past summer, landing a spot with the Kingston Stockade F.C. of the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL).