Albany, NY— The Sage Colleges is pleased to announce the appointment of alumna Sandy Augstein-Collins (Schenectady, NY) to Director of Athletics at The Sage Colleges. She will assume leadership of the department in early July following the departure of long-time Director of Athletics, Dani Drews, who resigned in June to accept a position within the department of athletics at SUNY-Brockport.
Prior to her arrival in 2011, Augstein-Collins had previously served as head women's volleyball coach at Union College (Schenectady NY) for 11 years, where she set high-water marks for the volleyball program, earning 219 career wins.
She received her B.S. in physical education from Russell Sage College in 1987, where she also played intercollegiate volleyball. She received her Master of Physical Education with a concentration in teaching and administration from Springfield College in 1997. Augstein-Collins was inducted into the Russell Sage Athletics Hall of Fame on October 14, 2006.