Richard Salamone was named Head Coach of the Herkimer Men's and Women's Golf Program in March 2017 as the golf program begins its second season of intercollegiate competition in the Spring of 2019. Salamone is responsible for recruiting, scouting, game and practice planning and player development for the brand new program at Herkimer.
Coach Salamone retired from the New Hartford Police Department as an investigator in 2010. He is currently a safety office for Pathways Academy at BOCES and an instructor for the New York State Preparedness Center, Division of Homeland Security.
Coach Salamone has also been a golf instructor at the Dustin Jones Golf Academy the last seven years. He also served as shop manager and golf instructor at Hopson Hills Golf Course in Dolgeville, NY. He holds an associate in applied science degree from SUNY Empire State College with a concentration in police science.