Coach Rick Spriggs

Coach Spriggs was hired in the fall of 2015 to jump start the Softball program at SUNY Ulster. It was the first time since 2008 that SUNY Ulster has fielded a Softball team. He comes to SUNY Ulster after compiling a lengthy and successful career as Head Coach in the Ulster Fillies travel organization, where he complied over thirty travel tournament championships. Coach Spriggs was previously the Head Coach of the Rondout High School Varsity team. 

Coach Spriggs also currently coaches the 16U team for the Ulster Fillies, and he serves as the coaching liaison to the board of directors for the Ulster Fillies and is a Regional USSSA Tournament Director. Many of his High School travel players have gone on to play at the collegiate level. At Eastern National competitions, his teams have had three third place finishes as well as a second place finish at the 2012 USSSA 18U Open Championship. Coach Spriggs is the father of five children, and resides in Kingston, NY. He has also worked as a financial planning consultant for over thirty years.