Effective July 1, Donna Woodruff was promoted to Deputy Director of Athletics; Rob Emmerich was promoted to Senior Associate Athletic Director for External Relations; Patrick Muffley, Rachael Lyall, Adam McLeod and Courtney Rickard received promotions to Associate Athletic Director; and Chris Murray and Ze Zeon were promoted to Assistant Athletic Director.
Stony Brook Athletics is dedicated to ensuring the equality, respect, and safety of all student-athletes without regard to sexual orientation, gender identity, race, or religion.
Patrick Muffley was named the Assistant Athletics Director for Sport Administration at Stony Brook in Sept. 2011 and was promoted to Associate Athletics Director for Championships & Sport Administration in the summer of 2015. He currently oversees the women's soccer, volleyball, softball and men's & women's tennis programs at Stony Brook and also serves as the department's championship administrator.
Muffley came to Stony Brook after four years as an administrator at the Patriot League. He joined the staff there in August 2007 as Assistant Director for Sports Management and Compliance before being promoted to Associate Director in 2009 and to Assistant Executive Director for Sport Management and Governance in 2010.
In his latest role at the Patriot League, Muffley directed all league sport operations, including serving as the director of officiating, liaison to member institution athletic directors, senior woman administrators and financial aid and admissions directors, developing future league schedules and overseeing development of the Patriot League Leadership Academy.
Muffley also was a member of the NCAA Legislative Council and the FCS Football Legislative Subcommittee.