George Karaffa Jr. will wed Carissa Lang

George and Linda Karaffa of Ridgefield announce the engagement of their son, George William Karaffa Jr., to Carissa Jean Lang, daughter of Mark and Kay Lang of Pittsford, N.Y.

Mr. Karaffa graduated from Wilton High School in 2002 and from the University of Rhode Island with a bachelor’s degree in coastal marine management in 2006. He has been employed for six years as the manager of the Eastern Mountain Sports outdoor schools division and lives in North Conway, N.H.

Miss Lang graduated from Pittsford-Mendon High School in 2006 and from Houghton College in 2010 with a bachelor of science degree in physical education. She plans to graduate with her master’s in sports administration from Canisius College in the spring of 2015. She has worked for four years as a physical education teacher and field hockey coach for Kennett High School, and as the Mt. Washington Valley lacrosse coach in North Conway. She is going into her fourth year of coaching the MWV lacrosse team. Her coaching of the field hockey team has resulted in a state championship in 2010 and the playoffs and semifinals in 2011, 2012 and 2013.

The couple plans to live in North Conway after their marriage in Pittsford in August 2015.