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Frank was an All Conference and All State member of the 1977 NYS Champion football team scoring seven touchdowns for the Huguenots. As a part of the 1977 & 78 All County and NY State Championship Track/Field, he won the NY State Outdoor Triple Jump, and still holds the NRHS outdoor triple jump record. He was a 1979 NCAA Division ll All-American in the triple jump, 1979/80 Empire State Games Champion, six-time Collegiate Track Conference Champion, six-time IC4A Conference Champ and six-time Metropolitan Inter-collegiate Champion. In 1980 Frank was the #1 ranked Triple Jumper in the East, as well as the NCAA Division ll National Champion. Frank was also a member of the USA East Olympic festival Track and Field team in 1981/82 and he still holds the Indoor and Outdoor Long Jump and Triple Jump records at C.W. Post College. He was a Budweiser Athlete of the week, attended a tryout with the Cleveland Browns and was a 1981 NAACP Youth Award recipient.
Dr. Dick Davidson
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Dick Davidson is considered to be the best NRHS swimmer and one of the best in Westchester County. He was chosen to the All-State teams (’74 and ’75), a member of the state champion section 1 team (’74) and voted “Most Outstanding Public High School Swimmer in Westchester” (’75). Davidson held multiple Section 1 titles and records in the 50 &100 free and 100 butterfly. While at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill he was a four year ACC finalist in the 100 and 200 butterfly. He was two time New South Invitational champ in the 200 fly (’77 and ’78) and a member of the US team at the 10th Maccabiah Games in Israel (’97). Davidson was UNC’s most outstanding senior swimmer (’79). He has continued to swim competitively and is a five time Empire State gold medalist in the 50 plus age group. He is co-founder of Team Clare (in memory of Clare Joyce) which participates in Swim Across America and raised over $1.5 million for cancer research and support.
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Lloyd was captain of his varsity tennis team and was Conference Singles Champion and Section One Singles finalist. Emanuel was All County in 1966 and lost only one singles match in his 3 year varsity dual meet career and was also New Rochelle’s first ever City Champion in both Junior and Open Singles. He was captain of the Columbia University team and ECAC Doubles Champion. Lloyd was ranked 8th in the United States Tennis Association Men’s 40 & over singles division in 1992 and USTA National 40 & over Doubles Clay Court Runner-up in 1992. In addition, Emanuel was the USTA Men’s 30 & over Indoor Doubles Runner-up. Lloyd is former varsity coach for the John Jay College Men’s tennis team and has received the George Seewagen Award. He was selected as the US Professional Tennis Organization Eastern Division Volunteer of the Year in the Hudson Valley Region. Lloyd was the Eastern Masters Clay Court singles champion and the USTA Les Fitzgibbon Man of the Year for his lifetime contributions to the game of tennis.
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Pat was Iona College’s head coach and guided the Gaels to back-to-back trips to the NCAA Division I Tournament in 1984 & 85. He posted four 20 win seasons in six years and earned Metro Atlantic Athletic conference (MAAC) Coach of the Year honors in 1982, finishing his career at Iona with 124 wins, a .574 winning percentage and three MAAC Championships. Pat continued to have success as he moved to Florida State University as he went on to post five 20 win seasons, five NCAA tourney appearances and advanced to the Elite 8. He was named the ACC Coach of the Year in 1992. Pat was a two-time National Association of Basketball Coaches District Coach of the Year in 1992 & 93. Kennedy has also coached at DePaul University, University of Montana and Towson University. He has accumulated 487 wins during his 31 year career.
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Steve, at 15, tied the interscholastic national flat floor record in the 40 yd. dash. In 10th grade he placed 2nd in the 100 yd. dash at the Glenn D. Loucks Games and N.Y. State Championships. He ran a 20.6 anchor leg on the winning N.Y.S. Championship 880 yd. relay team and as a junior was nationally ranked in sprints from 40 to 300 yds. and set high school records for those distances. He won the N.Y.S.Championship 300 yd. dash and Eastern States Championship 60yd. dash titles, set the N.Y. State Junior 60 yd. dash record (6.2) and was named 1975 Athlete of the Year. In his senior year he ran the 2nd fastest indoor 400m relay split ever recorded for a high school student. At the 1977 Strother just missed breaking Olympian Vince Matthew’s 300 yd. dash meet record and was named MVP for the meet. At Auburn University he became a 4 time NCAA Track & Field All-American and an 11 time All Southeastern Conference performer. He made Track & Field Magazine’s 1979 World List in the 100m, 200m and 4x100m relay. As a collegiate Strother the ran 2nd leg on the 4x100m relay that posted a world leading 39.34.