Victor Quirolo 


Victor Quirolo graduated Stepinac High School in 1984. He then went on to Iona College studying Economics. During his time at Iona he enjoyed a standout career as a linebacker and team captain of the Gaels football team. After graduating Iona Vic went on to Adelphi University earning a Master's in PE. He then spent three years playing professional football in England for the Nottingham Hoods. 

Upon returning to the states, Vic Quirolo was hired in 1993 at Iona Prep as a physical education teacher and JV football coach. After several successful seasons as JV coach he was named Varsity coach. In his first year as head coach, 2004, Quirolo's Gaels went on to become CHSFL AA champions. Under Coach Quirolo's leadership the Gaels quickly elevated its program from the AA division to the top tier AAA division. The next year the team reached the AAA championship game. In 2008 the Gaels went on to an undefeated season and the Prep's first CHSFL title in over forty years defeating the powerful St. Anthony's of Long Island. 

Coach Quirolo also had a very successful career coaching the Gaels Varsity basketball team. In 1998, his first year as basketball coach, the team won its first Varsity basketball city championship. With Quirolo at the helm, the Prep's basketball team won five Division titles, four CHSAA city championships and two Catholic state championships. In 2015 Iona won the AA Division title and Archdiocese championship, both firsts in school history. Vic Quirolo is one of the most successful coaches in the history of Westchester County. 

Vic Quirolo continues to teach PE and health at the Prep. He has volunteered his time helping at the Hope Soup Kitchen, the Hawthorne School for Autism and Habitat for Humanity with his team players. He has a daughter Alexa. It is a special honor to induct Coach Vic Quirolo into the New Rochelle Sports Hall of Fame.