FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
August 30, 2001
 

Fitta Named Head Men’s Golf Coach
at Rhode Island College
 

Providence, RI—Rhode Island College named John Fitta as its new Head Men’s Golf Coach. "I am excited about the opportunity to bring the Rhode Island College men’s golf program to another level," Fitta says. "I am very enthusiastic about lending some of my personal experiences to the team."

Fitta has been involved with the sport of golf for the past 50 years. He was the Rhode Island State Caddy Champion in 1957. He was a four-time runner-up in Rhode Island State Junior Championships. He was the Club Champion at Pawtucket Country Club in 1963 and was a State Public Links semi-finalist and quarter-finalist in the early sixties as well.

He has been a member at Fall River Country Club since November of 1999. He was a member at Metacomet Country Club, in East Providence, from 1993 until October of 1999.

Fitta is Rhode Island College’s Assistant Vice President for Finance emeritus. He earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Bryant College in 1957. He is a 1955 graduate of East Providence High School. Fitta is currently an active Certified Public Accountant.

He currently resides in Barrington, Rhode Island with his wife Catherine. They have three children: Kevin (38), Jonathan (34) and Katie (30).

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