Granite Athletics Mission Statement
The mission of the Quincy College Athletic program is to provide our student athletes with the opportunity to enhance their overall educational experience through participation in intercollegiate or intramural athletics. It is our belief that student-athletes gain worthwhile experience in teamwork and leadership, while also developing character and integrity.
The Athletic Department’s goal is that each student athlete will be dedicated to success both in the classroom and on the playing fields. Finally, student-athletes will act responsibly in their role as representatives of the Quincy College community.
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Meet the Granite Coaches
Jack Raymer, Director of Athletics
Jack Raymer has more than four decades of coaching experience at both the high school and collegiate levels. A coach in the Quincy Public Schools for more than 20 years, he was head football coach at Quincy High School from 1983 to 1992 before stints at University of Massachusetts-Boston and at Stonehill College, where he served as an assistant football coach and recruiting coordinator. At Quincy College, he has led the growth of the basketball, baseball, cross-country and soccer programs and spearheaded the College’s launch of the men’s hockey program for the 2022-23 season.
James Dolan, Baseball Head Coach
Jim Dolan’s extensive experience includes coaching at both the high school and collegiate levels as well as serving as an associate scout for Major League Baseball. He started the baseball program at Lasell University in 2008 before assuming head coaching roles at Weymouth High School and Archbishop Williams high school in Braintree. He led the Bishops to two South Sectional Championships and a Division 4 State Championship. A former Boston Globe Coach of the Year, he is currently the General Manager of the Weymouth Shamrocks AAU program and is an Associate Scout for MLB’s Milwaukee Brewers. He is a 1994 graduate of Bridgewater State University and holds a Master’s degree in educational leadership from from Concordia University.
John Furey, Co-ed Cross Country Head Coach
John Furey has coached both elite and novice runners throughout Greater Boston since 1986, Including successful tenures at North Quincy High School, Eastern Nazarene College and Emerson College. His women’s teams at Emerson won four GNAC league titles, earning him Coach of the Year each time. He has been named one of the top 100 marathon trainers in the country and each year works with multiple teams who run the Boston Marathon for charitable organizations. John holds a Master’s degree in exercise physiology from Bridgewater State University.
Douglas Scott, Basketball Head Coach
A Quincy native, Doug had a Legendary career at Quincy High School, where he was a four-year starter, led the team to two Patriot League titles, and is the city’s all-time leading scorer. He went on to play at Massasoit Community College, where he earned NJCAA Division 2 first-team All-New England honors. Following his playing career, he began his coaching career as an assistant coach at Quincy High School and is a long-time coach i. The legendary BABC (Boston Amateur Basketball Club) under his tutelage, five Quincy College student athletes have moved on to NCAA programs to continue their college careers.
Brian Fisher, Co-ed Soccer Head Coach
Brian Fisher played collegiately at Emerson College and has subsequently coached soccer at his alma mater, Archbishop Williams High School. His overall coaching experience includes serving as assistant baseball coach at Quincy College and as head coach of the Weymouth Shamrocks of the Cranberry Baseball League.
Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act (EADA) Report
The Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act requires co-educational institutions of postsecondary education that participate in a Title IV, federal student financial assistance program, and have an intercollegiate athletic program, to prepare an annual report to the Department of Education on athletic participation, staffing, and revenues and expenses, by men’s and women’s teams.
Eligibility for NJCAA Athletics
Eligibility to participate in a NJCAA sport is offered in accordance with the by-laws of the NJCAA. The student athlete must be in good academic standing in accordance with the rules and by-laws of the NJCAA Region 21 and Quincy College. The student-athlete must be an amateur, who has not exhausted his/her eligibility.
General Academic Requirements:
In order to participate, a student-athlete must meet entrance eligibility requirements, enrollment requirements, and accumulation requirements, or meet qualifications for limited exceptions.
Student–athletes must be making satisfactory progress within an approved college program or course as listed in the college catalog.
Classes utilized for any academic eligibility portion must be:
- Credit or credit equivalent bearing
- Approved by the College governance structure
- Listed in the college course archives system
- Listed on official college transcript
A student-athlete must be a graduate of a high school with a state Department of Education-approved standard academic diploma, state Department-approved general education diploma or a state Department of Education-approved High School.
Full-time enrollment is defined by the NJCAA as 12 or more credit hours. Full-time enrollment must be established on the 15th calendar day of the beginning of the regular term as listed on the college academic calendar and maintained. Student-athletes must be enrolled full-time at Quincy College in order to participate in a NJCAA sport.
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