Jessica Galatioto joined the St. John Fisher College field hockey staff as an assistant in 2017 after serving in the same capacity at Bethany College while earning her Master’s degree in Teaching.
Prior to Bethany, Galatioto had a very successful playing career at Castleton University. A three-year starter in goal for the Spartans, Galatioto started in all 59 games over the final three seasons, posting a record of 33-25 while helping Castleton to back-to-back North Atlantic Conference Championships in 2012-13 and 2013-14.
The 2013-14 season was Galatioto’s best season statistically as she ranked third in the NAC in shutouts (five) while tallying a 2.35 goals against average. The numbers were even better against conference opponents, as she notched a record of 9-0, allowing just five goals while boasting a goals-against average of .58. She also led the NAC in save percentage against conference opponents, posting a mark of .919.
Also a solid performer in the classroom, Galatioto was named to the National Field Hockey Coaches’ Association National Academic Squad in all four of her seasons from 2011-2014. A recipient of Castleton’s Physical Education Department’s Presidential Scholarship, Galatioto graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education and Health Education.
Galatioto is a native of Queensbury, N.Y.