Athletic Hall of Fame 1994 - Trotta

Faith K. Trotta  (1968-1990)

Faith K. Trotta was the first full-time female member of ths Physical Education and Athletics Department.  Faith was the first coach of the Women's Softball Team (1973-1978), coached the Women's Basketball Team (1974) and was assistant coach for the Swim Team (1975).  She worked to create opportunities for the women at Alfred State College and started the Women's Intramural Program in 1969.  She was always working to develop new and enjoyable courses and teaching techniques.  In 1968 she was selected "Teacher of the Year" for the School of Liberal Studies.  Faith was one of the original founders of the Alfred State College Fitness Center.  She is remembered for her deep concern and compassion for students and her warm and outgoing personality -- a true educator.  Faith Trotta's career at Alfred spanned twenty-two years (1968-1990).