Richard Salamone was named Head Coach of the Herkimer Men's and Women's Golf Program in March 2017 as the golf program will begin its third season of intercollegiate competition in the Spring of 2021. Salamone is responsible for recruiting, scouting, game and practice planning and player development for the program at Herkimer.
Coach Salamone retired from the New Hartford Police Department as an investigator in 2010. He currently is a School Resource Officer for the Little Falls Police Department assigned to the middle school and high school. He is also an instructor in the local police academy.
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.