NHTI Athletics offers you a strong program that emphasizing team efforts, off-the-field experiences, and positive individual growth opportunities. Our teams are well known for playing hard and being successful on and off the field.
Meet Our Athletics Staff
Director of Athletics and Men’s Basketball Head Coach
Paul Hogan is a Plymouth State graduate (1979 B.S./1988 MED) and a lifelong N.H. native. Dedicated to teaching and coaching his entire professional career, he’s recognized as one of the premier instructors of the game of basketball in New England.
NHTI men’s basketball has enjoyed unprecedented success under Hogan capturing two USCAA national championships (2020, 2005) and one runner-up in 2002. Along the way, NHTI has captured YSCC Tournament titles ( ), Regular Season titles, YSCC championships (3) and NNESCC Championships (5). Many NHTI players (94) have gone on to play at four year institutions often contributing greatly to the team’s success on and off the court.
For the past 40 plus years, Coach Hogan has been directing camps and clinics in N.H. to improve basketball skills, develop positive self-esteem, and to learn the necessary ingredients to be a successful member of a “team.” At Plymouth State, Hogan compiled the highest winning percentage of any men’s basketball coach in the school’s history. His unique coaching style and dedication to the fundamentals of the game guided the Plymouth State Panthers to postseason play in the prestigious NCAA Tournament and numerous ECAC berths.
Hogan is serves as the Director of Athletics, Professor of Sports Management and Head Men’s Basketball Coach at NHTI. He was recognized as the USCAA National Coach of the Year (2002, 2018), Plymouth State and NHTI Hall of Fame and the James Desmarais award for contributions to athletics in NH.
A life long resident of NH, Giordano attended Pelham High School where she was a dedicated four year member of their field hockey team. Giordano continued her education in NH at Plymouth State University earning a Bachelors in 2018. She was presented with PSU’s Non-Traditional Graduating Student Award at Spring Convocation. Giordano stayed at Plymouth State and completed her Master’s in Athletic Training in 2020.
When she is not tending to the athletes at NHTI or in the classroom teaching, Giordano enjoys lifting weights, getting tattoos, crafting, coaching field hockey, hiking, fishing, gardening and spending time with family.
Susan Krenzien, MSOL
Athletic and Wellness Center Office Manager
Susan has been an administrative professional for 20+ years. She has been the office manager for the Athletics and Wellness Department since 2012. She is also an adjunct professor in the Natural Sciences Department, teaches Medical Terminology in the Early Start program, and has been the advisor of the NHTI Alliance club since 2015. Susan has a multitude of higher education degrees, including an MS in Organizational Leadership and a human resource certificate from SNHU. She is a lifelong member of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and has been an N.H. Notary Public since 2000.
Troy is a graduate of SNHU (2015 B.S. Accounting) and is an NHTI alumni. He has been a member of the Athletic and Wellness Center staff since 2017. He assists with many functions of the Athletic Department and Wellness Center, including game management and special events. In his free time, he is a volunteer assistant coach with the Concord High School wrestling team.