Hartwick College names a new Athletic Director and Chair of Physical Education. John P. Czarnecki comes to Hartwick College from Hilbert College in Hamburg, NY, where he served as its director of athletics for five years. At the time of that appointment, he was the youngest NCAA Division III Athletic Director in the country. Born and raised in Poughkeepsie Czarnecki graduated from SUNY Potsdam with a bachelor’s in Criminal Justice and SUNY Cortland with a master’s in Sports Management.