The spring sports season at Schreiber High School will have some new faces on their coaching staff.
Jeane-Marie Zarzychi steps up to the plate as the girls varsity softball assistant coach. She is a graduate of Hofstra University where she majored in physical education. Presently, she is in the graduate program at Hofstra pursuing a master's degree in health education. Coach Zarzycki said, "Sports and especially softball is my passion. I have played since I was a young child and have experience playing every position. I look forward to teaching and working with the team."
Michael Renga will be the boys assistant JV lacrosse coach. He is a graduate of Hofstra University where he earned a BA degree in history. He continued his education and received a master's degree in social studies. Presently, he teaches social studies at Carle Place High School. Coach Renga has been playing and coaching lacrosse for over 20 years. He is an avid sports fan and enjoys reading in his leisure time.
Meg Brown is the new girls varsity lacrosse coach. She is a graduate of Monmouth University where she majored in finance and management. She earned her master's degree from Hofstra University in elementary education. At Monmouth University she played lacrosse (Division 1). She anxiously looks forward to the season and has high expectations for the team. In her leisure time she enjoys chess, skiing and traveling.
Harvey Allen is the new boys assistant varsity lacrosse coach. He is a graduate of Southern Illinois University where he earned a degree in education. He now teaches special education at Carle Place Middle School. Coach Allen has over 25 years of experience in lacrosse, from playing in high school and college to coaching many age levels. He enjoys all sports and has a creative side where he dabbles in creative writing and poetry.
Vincent Nee is the new girls varsity track assistant coach. He is a graduate of Cortland State University where he received a degree on sociology. Presently, he is in the graduate program at Hofstra University working towards a master's degree in physical education. Coach Nee has a strong background in track and field with years of competitive experience. He competed at Scarsdale High School and at Cortland University. He teaches autistic children at the Developmental Disabled Institute in Smithtown and also works as a personal trainer.
The district looks forward to an exciting season and extends a warm "welcome" to all its new coaches.