Michael Cascini will be entering his sixth season as the head coach of the golf team and his seventh overall with the program. Under his leadership, the golf team has grown into one of the best programs in the county and the state. Throughout his time at the helm, numerous golfers have been selected to all-conference teams.
Cascini helped lead the program to a historic season last spring. The team went 15-1, won the Mountain Division title and finished in second place at the Somerset County Tournament. The biggest win of the season came when the team defeated Morristown-Beard, ranked seventh in the state at the time. The Knights’ strong performances and skilled players earned them the number 10 ranking in the state.
"We have a great athletic program and I'm honored to be a part of it," says Cascini. "I enjoy being a positive adult influence in my player's lives. It's a pleasure to see them succeed and learn from their mistakes, both on and off the course. We currently have a young team and I'm excited to see what the future holds."
Prior to coaching at Gill, Cascini played golf at DePaul Catholic High School where he was named team captain his senior year. He went on to continue playing at Stockton University.
"I enjoy the challenges that the game presents and its ability to keep you humble. I love being outdoors and enjoying the scenery, the friendships made and time spent with family."
In addition to coaching, Cascini teaches AP Psychology in the Upper school.