John Hartrick

Part-time Faculty


A 26-year college athletics administrator, Hartrick has been teaching at Castleton University since 2016. 

Hartrick has spent his entire career at Binghamton University (NY), where he is the longest-tenured member of the athletics department. Since 2007, he has served as an associate director of athletics and sits among the senior leadership group of the department. 

A native of Buffalo, NY and a former college soccer player at SUNY Cortland, Hartrick came to Binghamton 1991. He has been instrumental in the growth of the athletics department from NCAA Division III to its current Division I status. 

In addition to overseeing the communications efforts of Binghamton’s 21 teams, Hartrick is the chair of the Athletics Hall of Fame, a position he has held since the Hall’s inception in 1996 and has held a leadership role in the annual Awards Banquet, among other special events. He has served on dozens of committees in the department and across campus, including the group that selected the "Bearcats" nickname and logo in 1999, and numerous coaching and staff search committees.

He was awarded permanent appointment in 1998.

Hartrick received his bachelor’s degree in physical education from Cortland in 1988 and earned his master’s degree in education from East Stroudsburg University in 1991.

He and his wife, Jeanette, reside in Johnson City, N.Y. and have six children.


M.S., East Stroudsburg University
B.S., SUNY Cortland


  • Helped usher Binghamton University from NCAA Division III to Division I athletics during current 26-year tenure
  • Longest-tenured staff member in athletics department
  • Recipient of 25-year service award by College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA)
  • Received Binghamton "Director's Award" in 1995 for outstanding contributions