RCBC's Department of Athletics is made up of a variety of administrative staff and coaches who support our student-athletes on the field and in the classroom.

Administration

Heather CongerDirector of Athletics

Heather M. Conger
hconger@rcbc.edu
(856) 222-9311, ext. 1493

In fall 2018, Heather Conger will enter her eighth year as the Barons Director of Athletics. Conger oversees the Barons' seven men's and women's sports teams, which include soccer, basketball, softball, baseball, and one of the best golf teams in the nation. She also facilitates the college’s intramural programs and the campus-wide wellness initiative. The aquatics facility, fitness/wellness center, athletic fields and gymnasium are also under her management. Conger currently serves as the Region XIX Assistant Women's Director, and is also is a member of the CAANJ Executive Committee.

Conger came to RCBC from North Country Community College (Saranac Lake, NY), where she was the Director of Athletics for eight years. Prior to that, she was the Senior Women's Administrator and Head Women's Soccer and Lacrosse Coach at SUNY Potsdam (Potsdam, NY).

Conger was a graduate of TCNJ where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology, as well as her master's of education, with a concentration in athletic administration. During her time at TCNJ, she captained the women's soccer team her junior and senior year, and was a member of 1994 and 1996 teams that advanced to the NCAA Division III Women's Soccer National Championship, winning the championship in 1994. Conger stayed on staff as an assistant to the program while she attained her master's degree. She also was a graduate assistant at the college's Physical Enhancement Center.

Athletic Trainer

Kristen Steen
ksteen@rcbc.edu
(856) 222-9311, ext. 1059

Kristin is a graduate of Rowan University with a bachelor's and masters degree. Kristin joined Rowan College at Burlington County in 2014 from Temple Orthopedics, where she worked for eight years. Kristin works with all seven sports teams and oversees the day-to-day operations of the Athletic training room including injury assessment, management and rehabilitation. Kristin provides coverage for all home games and practices. Also, RCBC's Athletic Trainer has access to a team physician when a referral is necessary for an athletic injury. Some services offered include but not limited to ultrasound, electric stimulation, combo and warm/cold whirlpool, taping/wrapping/splinting.

 

Athletics Specialist

Kathleen DeLitta
kdelitta@rcbc.edu

Student Support & Athletics Generalist

Kelley Stuetz​Kelley Stuetz
kstuetz@rcbc.edu

In August 2019, Kelley Stuetz entered her first year with the Barons Athletics Department, as the Athletics & Student Services Generalist. Stuetz oversees all aspects of the Student-Athlete Success Program.

Stuetz earned her Bachelor of Science in Digital Media Technologies from East Stroudsburg University, and her Master of Arts in Communication and Media, along with a certificate in Higher Education Policy and Student Affairs, from West Chester University.

During her time at ESU, she was a four-year varsity track and field student-athlete specializing in the high jump and the 400-meter hurdles, where she was a PSAC finalist in the 400-meter hurdles in 2015 and 2016.

Stuetz was a graduate assistant with the WCU Athletics Academic Mentoring program, guiding student success in and outside the classroom. The WCU Mentoring Program is now a standard for Division II student support programs dedicated to implementing student-athlete programming (Navarro, 2019).

During her educational career, Stuetz presented on "Being a Burgy Buddy," an interactive ESU mentorship program at the National Orientation and Directors Association Conference in 2014, "Grief Communication and Theory" at the Eastern Communication Conference in 2018 and "A Collaborative Model for Supporting Student-Athletes" at the Region II NACADA Conference in 2019.

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Men's Basketball

Coach, Seigha OmusoHead Coach

Seigha Omuso "Coach O"
rcbcmbball@rcbc.edu

In fall 2019, Coach Seigha Omuso will enter his fourth year as the Barons men’s basketball head coach. In the last 3 seasons, the Barons have finished as the GSAC Runner Ups, and played in the Region XIX semifinal.

Coach O, as he is known to his players, will be the first to tell you “good values attract good people.” If you add hard work, self-control and confidence to that, you can have fun while accomplishing great things in life.
Coach O came to Rowan College at Burlington County (RCBC) from DeVry University (Ft. Washington, PA), where he was the men's assistant and women’s head coach for three years. At DeVry University, Coach O was instrumental in the creation of the college’s first ever athletics department, as well as the school’s inceptive basketball season.

Prior to that, he was the men's assistant coach at Doane Academy (Burlington, NJ) for seven years.  While coaching at Doane Academy High School, Coach O assisted Dan Williamson in rebuilding the program from a below .500 team to a perennial 20+ win team. While at Doane, he helped the team win their first playoff game in school history, as well as their first conference championship.  During that time, Coach O also assisted countless student-athletes in securing collegiate athletic scholarships. Throughout Omuso’s tenure at Doane Academy, the overall high school basketball record was 139-59 (.702).

Coach Omuso was a graduate of Cabrini University, where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Business, with a concentration in marketing. During his time at Cabrini, he played basketball for 4 years. After graduating, Coach O founded the The O League, a 501c3 non-profit organization, whose mission is to build community leaders by providing opportunities in education and sports. The organization's values are rooted in family, purpose, community, and respect, values shared by the RCBC Men’s Basketball team.

Volunteer Assistant Coach

Frank Latham
rcbcmbball@rcbc.edu

In fall 2019, Coach Frank Latham will enter his second year as the Barons men’s basketball assistant coach. Coach Latham will be the first to tell you that being a good teammate makes the game fun, creates lasting relationships and wins championships.

Coach Latham was a graduate of Burlington Township High School (class of 1980). After he graduated, he went on to play basketball at Old Dominion University before unfortunately suffering a career-ending injury.

Coach Latham came to Rowan College at Burlington County (RCBC) from King’s Christian Academy (Cherry Hill, NJ), where he was the assistant coach for eight years. Prior to that, he was the head men's basketball coach at Doane Academy (Burlington, NJ) for 10 years. Latham helped to found the Burlington Lagorce Square Men’s League.  He also served as the Regional Director for West Coast Athletes at Atlantic Cape Camp (1987-1993). He specialized as a shooting instructor and mentor, as the camp drew the best international students and high school athletes from around the country. Additionally, Coach Latham trained multiple championship teams in the Conshohocken Classic (1985-1990). Coach Latham was a graduate of Burlington Township High School. 

Assistant Coach

Davis Graham
rcbcmbball@rcbc.edu

In fall 2019, Coach Davis Graham will enter his third year as the Barons men’s basketball assistant coach. Coach Davis believes that the backbone of success is a combination of doing things the right way and working hard. It’s his goal to see all of our student-athletes reach both their individual and collective goals.

Coach Graham came to RCBC from Team Domination AAU (Burlington, NJ), where he served as the head coach for three years.

In his playing career, Coach Graham was the most valuable player of the Doane Academy Basketball Team in the 2011-12 and 2012-13 seasons.  Scoring an impressive 1000+ points in his career there, he led the team from a 10-10 record as a sophomore, to a 21-4 record as a senior.  He also helped the school secure their first ever state playoff win, with a career high of 40 points against Girard College. Coach Graham went on to play Division I basketball at Rider University for one year before transferring to Rutgers Camden.  There, he helped the team realize their best record in school history and first playoff game ever. Additionally, in 2015-16, Graham led his team in scoring.

Coach Davis is a graduate of Rutgers Camden, where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Accounting.

Assistant Coach

Richard Robinson
rcbcmbball@rcbc.edu

Men's Baseball

Head Coach

Bill Stonis

Bill Stonis
rcbcbaseball@rcbc.edu

Assistant Coach

Jonathan Conant

 

Men's Soccer

David HughesHead Coach

David Hughes
dhughes@rcbc.edu
(856) 236-2020

Head coach David Hughes is entering his first year at the helm of the RCBC men's soccer program. A native of Glasgow, Scotland, David graduated with honors from Lancaster University and earned a bachelor of science in coaching and sport performance. Coach Hughes also has a strong playing and coaching background in soccer, having played with Carlisle United Football Club and Workington AFC.

Qualifications:

  • UEFA B License
  • NSCAA Advanced National
  • FA Level Two Goalkeeper Coaching

Coach Hughes also gained a high quality coaching experience after returning to Carlisle United as a Youth Academy coach. He currently serves as an assistant on the Philadelphia Fury men's professional soccer team as an assistant coach.

Hughes' philosophy includes creating a positive team environment that encourages individual player creativity, expression and development both on and off the field. Additional responsibilities include the overall management of the men’s soccer program, recruitment and placement of academically and athletically qualified student-athletes into four-year colleges and universities.

Golf

Head Coach

Jeff Suwak
rcbcgolf@rcbc.edu

Women's Basketball

Carolyn JonesHead Coach

Carolyn Jones
cjones@rcbc.edu
(856) 222-9311, ext. 1033

Head Coach Carolyn Jones is entering her 11th year at the helm of the RCBC women’s basketball program. At the end of the 2018-2019 season, Jones’ overall RCBC coaching record stands at 166 wins and 107 losses, with 120 of those wins against Region XIX opponents. 

The majority of Coach Jones’ players are recruited from Burlington County High Schools. Despite yet winning a Region XIX Championship, during her tenure the RCBC women’s basketball team has qualified for the Region XIX Tournament 9 out of the 10 past seasons. Jones is most proud of the number of student-athletes who have continued their education and have graduated from 4-year DI, DII and DIII colleges and universities. 

Jones values player development under the team umbrella, with a focus on improving athletic and academic performance through hard work, life balance and preparation. Her responsibilities include the overall management of the women’s basketball program, recruitment and placement of academically and athletically qualified scholarship student-athletes into four-year colleges and universities. 

A native of Burlington County, Jones graduated from Burlington Township High School, where she played basketball and softball, and Duke University. Jones holds a master’s degree in education and believes that all is possible with desire, focus and hard work.

Mama TraoreAssistant Coach

Mama Traore
rcbcwbball@rcbc.edu ​

Mama Traore, an RCBC alumna and former RCBC women’s basketball standout, recently finished her academic and athletic career as a Temple Owl. In her last year as NCAA Division I Temple’s center, Temple finished 13–5, and third in the tough American Athletic Conference. They had an overall record of 20-16 until their run at the Women’s National Invitation Tournament ended in the semifinals. This was Temple’s first post-season final four spot in program history.

Prior to attending Temple, Traore spent two seasons at RCBC, earning RCBC Women’s Basketball MVP both seasons. Traore was also a two-time NJCAA All-Region XIX Academic Team honoree.
In her first season as a Baron, Traore was named to the NJCAA All-Region XIX First Team and All-GSAC First Team.
As a sophomore and team captain, Traore averaged 19.8 points, 13.4 rebounds, three steals, and two blocks per game. She led the team to a 22-7 record and Garden State Athletic Conference Champions. She was named the NJCAA All-Region XIX Player of the Year, NJCAA All-Region XIX First Team, GSAC Player of the Year, GSAC All-First Team, and NJCAA All-Region 19 Player of the Week.

In addition, Traore participated in two FIBA (International Basketball Federation) World Cup Championships in Russia and Slovakia and played on the FIBA Under 20 African Cup Championship team.

RCBC Coach Mama works primarily with the post players on individual skill development, but also contributes to teaching team defense, recruiting, strength and conditioning, and administrative and game management.

Women's Soccer

The Women's Soccer team at Rowan College at Burlington County competes against some of the nations top competition in NJCAA. We are a Division 1 JUCO team who has won numerous Conference and Regional Championships and qualified for the District Tournament over the past decade. Our players have also earned All American Status, First and Second Team Conference awards and Women Athlete of the Year awards. Our players maintain high academic honors and earn many academic scholarships and athletic scholarships to continue to play at different levels for four year institutions. We also participate in many community service projects with in our school and through out Burlington County.

The coaching staff has a combined 50 years experience in coaching and developing female and male soccer players through out central and South Jersey. We are constantly recruiting for every season. Our College preseason starts August 1 of every year, all paperwork necessary to participate is due in June/July of that prevalent summer. You must be a registered full-time student in order to participate in preseason.

Head Coach

Kathleen DeLitta

Kathleen DeLitta
rcbcwsoccer@rcbc.edu

Goalie Coach

Julia Brown

Julia Brown
rcbcwsoccer@rcbc.edu

Assistant Coach

Kat Atmore

Kat Atmore
rcbcwsoccer@rcbc.edu

 
Women's Softball

John CostaHead Coach

John Costa
jcosta@rcbc.edu

In fall 2018, John Costa entered his first full year as the Barons women’s softball head coach. Costa’s coaching philosophy is to instill high self-esteem into his players and to teach them the skills needed to be successful both on and off the field. 

“Wins are great, but the moments where you learn the most about yourself are when things do not go according to plan.  Errors, strikeouts and losses happen and developing players who know how to face and conquer that adversity is one of my main objectives,” states Costa. 

Prior to coaching at Rowan College at Burlington County (RCBC), Costa served as the assistant coach for Chestnut Hill College (NCAA Division II) for three seasons.  In those three seasons, he served as the hitting coach and worked with both pitchers and catchers.

Costa also serves as the director of student life at RCBC, where he assists in ensuring that his players receive the tools and resources needed to be successful in the classroom. 

Costa is a two-time graduate from Temple University where he received a bachelor’s degree in political science and a master’s in educational administration.  He has worked for several colleges over the past 20 years, including Ramapo College, The Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, as well as, Temple University and Chestnut Hill College.

Assistant Coach

Renee Cascio

Renee Cascio