School of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Alyse La Padula

While at Purchase, Alyse was a History major and part of the Women’s Basketball, Softball, and Soccer teams.  She has continued her love of sports after graduating in May of 2012.  She has been the Assistant Women’s Softball Coach at Purchase since 2012 and was the coach for the Varsity Girls Basketball Team at Hastings High School in Hastings, NY from 2012-2013. 

Alyse is currently teaching History at Martin Luther King Jr. High School in Hastings, NY and has recently accepted a position as the Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach at Pratt Institute.  Alyse will graduate from Long Island University in January 2014, with a Master’s Degree in Secondary Education in Social Studies.  In her free time, Alyse runs a small business/blog called “The Sweet Spot,” that discusses basketball coaching strategies and tips.

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