Kristin Boyer: Varsity Coach

Year of Service: thirteenth
Hometown: Clinton, NJ
College: The College of New Jersey

A 2003 North Hunterdon High School graduate, Coach Kristin Boyer earned the 2003 Student Athlete award, given to only one male and one female each year, being recognized for her achievements on and off the athletic field. She proceeded to earn a four year starting outfield position at The College of New Jersey. Boyer was selected NJAC player of the week in 2004 as well as being selected to the NJAC All-Conference team in 2006. She received NJAC Honorable Mention in 2007. Boyer graduated in 2007 with a BS in Health and Physical Education, as well as a minor in Biology. She received a Health and Physical Education teaching position at Phillipsburg High School as well as the Head Varsity Softball coaching position. In 2012, Boyer was named All West-Jersey Coach of the Year by The Star-Ledger. This year will be Coach Boyer’s thirteenth season with the Liners’.


Steve Petonak: Varsity Assistant Coach

Year of Service: second
Hometown: Boonton, NJ
College: east stroudsburg university

Steve Petonak is a 2011 graduate of Boonton High School where he was an all conference baseball infielder as well as receiving all county honors. He is a graduate of East Stroudsburg University with a BS in Health and Physical Education. He has coached for the past five seasons at numerous high schools as well as club softball with the North Jersey Avalanche.


Katelyn Marinelli: Junior Varsity Coach

Year of Service: eighth
College: kean university

Katelyn Marinelli is a graduate of Phillipsburg High School, having played her senior year under Coach Boyer. She then attended Kean University and played softball there all four years. She brings to our coaching staff first hand catching knowledge.


Raymond C. Patt: Team Manager

YEAR OF SERVICE: twentieth

Raymond Patt has been with the softball program since 1995 and became a full time softball assistant coach and team manager in 2001. He is also the team manager for football and wrestling at PHS as well as an assistant for the Steele Hill Football team. Patt is a six-time All Region and six-time State Champion in the 400 meter dash in the Special Olympics of New Jersey. Patt is also the bullpen catcher for the softball team and umpires baseball throughout the town of Phillipsburg. Patt is a 1998 graduate of Phillipsburg High School and is a great asset to the PHS Softball program to this day.