Tony Aquilina

Anthony Aquilina
Position Title
Assistant Professor 10 Months
Office Location
EJ Brown Hall
Office Phone


M.S. Sport Management & Media - Ithaca College

B.S. Sport Management & Media - SUNY Cortland

Teaching Overview

Tony Aquilina was named Assistant Professor of Sport Management in the Fall of 2022 .
Aquilina joins Alfred State after serving at Alfred University as The Associate Director of Athletics from 2017-2022. From that role, Aquilina brings relevant sport industry experience into the classroom. 
As Associate Director of Athletics at AU, Aquilina ran all daily operations for the department; supervised 6 NCAA varsity sports teams annually; oversaw all athletic facilities all event management, NCAA compliance, 20+ team & departmental budgets, served as tournament director for all NCAA, ECAC and Empire 8 Conference postseason events and hired, trained, supervised and monitored payroll for more than 150 student workers staffing on-campus athletic events. He led numerous athletic facility renovation projects on campus during his tenure.
Aquilina also oversaw the creation of the new life skills program, strength & conditioning program, equipment room, intramural sports, university fitness center- scheduling facility usage for teams, clubs and groups using AU athletic facilities, including the Joyce and Walton Center for Health and Wellness; served as point of contact for all facility operations

Prior to Alfred University, Aquilina spent time as Assistant Athletic Director at Misericordia University in Dallas, PA
Aquilina has a Master’s Degree in Sports Management and Media at Ithaca College, and earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Sports Management and Communications from SUNY Cortland in 2011, while working the New York Jets training camp hosted at the college. 


Courses Taught:

Sport Marketing

Intercollegiate Athletics in Higher Education

Strategic Management in Sport Organizations

Principles of Coaching

Ethics & Leadership in Coaching

Sport Management Capstone

Sport In Society

Sport Facility Management

Sport Law

Introduction to Sport Management