Felician graduate Erik Kotynski was hired as the lead assistant for the Golden Falcons under Roger Stephens in August 2012, named interim head coach in September 2014, and promoted to permanent head coach in January 2015.
A four-year midfielder for the Golden Falcons, Kotynski was a starter on the 2001 Felician squad which won the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference championship and the NAIA Region X title. He earned a BA in elementary education in 2002. After college, he played two seasons in the USL PDL.
Kotynski served as a men's assistant coach at New Jersey City University in 2008 and 2009. He is currently an assistant with Icon FC of the semi-professional American Soccer League, and a coach and trainer with the Northern Valley Soccer Club in Old Tappan. He remains active as a player in the U.S. Adult Soccer Association.
Kotynski was an all-state performer at Queen of Peace High School. He resides in Lyndhurst.