Ben Guiliano enters his sixth season as the head men’s volleyball coach at Keuka College for the 2017-2018 school year.
Guiliano has posted a 60-68 record since the men's volleyball program began at Keuka College in 2013, including guiding the Green and Gold to a North Eastern Athletic Conference championship in 2013.
During the 2017 campaign, the Wolves went 9-15(4-12 NEAC). For the second season in a row, Keuka College's Connor Gail was named Third team All-North Eastern Athletic Conference as voted by the conference coaches. Gail’s 244 kills this season are the third most kills in a season in program history.
During the 2016 season, Keuka posted a record of 14-12(9-7 NEAC). They were defeated by Medaille in the semi-finals of the North Eastern Athletic Conference Tournament. Seniors Connor Hinman and Cooper Lyon were named First Team All-Conference while sophomore Connor Gail was named to the Third Team. Libero Cooper Lyon was also honored by the conference coaches by being named NEAC Defensive Player of the Year.
During the 2015 campaign, Guiliano's team set a program record for wins in a season, going 16-9 (8-6 NEAC). Keuka was in the hunt for a NEAC playoff berth until the final match of conference play. The Wolves landed three student-athletes on the All-NEAC teams. For the third straight year, Connor Hinman was named first-team All-NEAC, and he was joined by Cooper Lyon (3rd team) and Chris Corcoran (3rd team) on the All-NEAC squads for the Green and Gold. Hinman and Lyon were named co-Team MVPs.
In the Wolves inaugural season, Guiliano guided the men to the NEAC postseason championship with a four-set victory over Lancaster Bible College.
Guiliano also served as the head men’s volleyball coach at Pfeiffer University in Misenheimer, N.C.
Guiliano, a native of Spencerport, N.Y., coached at Pfeiffer since 2005 before taking over Keuka’s women’s volleyball program for the 2011 season. He has also served as head volleyball coach at Creighton University, St. Andrews Presbyterian College, Rochester Institute of Technology, and Genesee Community College in Batavia.
Guiliano’s career has also included stints as director of the Royce Reynolds Family Student Life Center and supervisor of athletic operations, intramural director and head softball coach at Greensboro (N.C.) College
He has directed NCAA, NAIA, and NJCAA teams to 13 conference and four regional titles. His overall volleyball coaching record is 566-406.
Guiliano holds a Master of Science degree in physical education from SUNY Brockport and a Bachelor of Arts in communications media from SUNY Geneseo. In the fall of 2012, Guiliano was inducted into the Genesee Community College Athletics Hall of Fame.
Overall record of 60-68
Overed record of 27-32 in the NEAC
Coached 14 All-Conference players
Coached 1 NEAC Player of the Year
Coached 1 NEAC Defensive Player of the Year
In 2013, The Wolves led the country in digs per set, recording 1,277 digs in 105 games, an average of 12.16 digs per set