Michael McSloy was named head coach of the St. Joseph's College (L.I.) men's basketball team in April of 2019.
McSloy arrived in Patchogue from Gettysburg College where he served as assistant men's basketball coach for the 2018-19 season. As recruiting coordinator, McSloy garnered commitments from 12 student-athletes from eight different states. He also directed the scouting of all opponents and formulated the program's off-season training program.
From 2016 to 2018, McSloy was assistant coach of the New York University men's basketball team and helped develop three All-UAA Players and a conference Rookie of the Year.
McSloy held assistant coach positons at Vassar College (2015-16), Connecticut College (2013-15) and SUNY Maritime (2012-13) before working at NYU. At the latter, McSloy played two seasons as a junior and a senior from 2010 to 2012 and earned Skyline All-Conference Second-Team accolades. The Kings Park, NY native spent the 2008-09 and 2009-10 seasons at SUNY Oswego and was the 2009 Team Attitude Award winner.
A 2013 Maritime graduate with a degree in International Trade and Transportation, McSloy has worked with Elite/Exposure Basketball Events & Camps since 2013.
Coach Terrance Murchie was a 2010 Graduate from H. Frank
Carey High School. He played basketball for 3 years at Carey High School, was 2x All County player, and was 1,000 point scorer over his 3 year career (4th all time in school history). He currently holds the record for the most 3 pointers made in school history. After Graduating High School, Coach accepted a scholarship to play basketball at Division II, Mercy College, part of the East Coast Conference. Coach graduated from Mercy in 2014 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. He is currently pursuing Tri Certification Masters degree in Elementary, High School Ed, and Special Education. He is a Teacher Assistant at New Hyde Park High School.
Devine Smith, a native of Harlem, NY, relocated to Amityville NY. Graduate of Copiague HS ( Class of 1994), He lettered in Basketball and Track & Field. A graduate of Suffolk Community College (class of 1997), Graduated with Degree in Liberal Arts. Devine was a 2 year Starter on Basketball team. His sophomore year received the Coach Award for Outstanding Leader.
Devine started his coaching career as an Assistant at Copiague HS (Class of 1994), in 1999. In 2002, Devine became an Assistant coach at CW Post, under the direction of the late Hall of Famer Tom Galeazzi. He has also been a Coach at Suffolk Community College and Dowling College.
At Cw Post there Teams had 2 NCAA Tournament appearances, a Sweet 16 and a Conference Title! From 2010-2013, Devine coached for the NY Panthers 16U and 17U programs. Devine Coached and Mentored several D1 players with the Panthers, including Temple Gibbs (Notre Dame), Femi Olujobi (DePaul University).
Currently he is the Freshman Boys Basketball Coach At St John's The Baptist.
Stu Coleman is a graduate of St. Joseph's College and Syosset High School. He played Varsity Basketball at Syosset, receiving All Nassau County honors. He also played four years at St. Joseph's College. Coach Coleman has over six years of coaching experience, which includes AAU. He is a member of the LuHi JV and Varsity staff. In addition, he is a Nassau County Board referee.
Coach Pursoo was the Varsity Boys Head Coach at Eagle Academy for Young Men II from 2012-2018. Prior to his head coaching position, he was an assistant at Medgar Evers College from 2010-2012. Coach played at LIU Southampton and excelled on and off the court. Coach Pursoo is very passionate and energetic.
We are fortunate to have coach on staff as he brings a very intense, unique skill set. Coach spent the 2017-18 season as an assistant coach at Longwood College, developing strategic drill work for individual performance for both guard and post players, as well as working with student-athletes as an academic coach. Prior to his time at Longwood, Reames spent seven years as the head coach of the Philly Triple Threat AAU girls’ basketball team for 9th-11th graders, leading the team to a 2012 Chicago Nike National Championship. His squad also finished runner-up in the Boo Williams Invitational in 2013 and earned an Elite 8 appearance in the Tennessee Battle of the Boro in 2015. Reames helped numerous players earn Division I scholarships in his tenure. He also served as the head coach of the Harriton High School girls’ varsity basketball team in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, from 2012-16, leading the team to the most wins in a four-year span in school history. Reames helmed the squad to a pair of Central League semifinal and AAAA District appearances while posting the best regular season in school history in 2013-14 with an 18-5 record. Most recently, Reames was an assistant coach on the 19-20 Hofstra Women’s Basketball Staff.
Coach Rube is currently the Boys Varsity Head Coach at Kings Park High School. He was the League IV (Suffolk A) 2019 Coach of the year and continues to take the Kings Park program to new levels. In addition to his coaching abilities, coach was a two-time captain during his collegiate career at SUNY Fredonia. Coach is eager to work with the boys and is passionate about teaching the fundamentals of the game.
Coach Mike is the head Varsity Girls Coach at Syosset where he has led the Braves to many successful season. In 2017, Coach was named coach of the year by Nassau County Section VIII. Coach is extremely excited to develop this group of girls and is eager to have them succeed this fall season.
Kayla is the Assistant Athletic Director at St. Joseph's College as well as an Adjunct Professor in Sports Management at SUNY Old Westbury. Kayla played four years of varsity basketball at Kings Park High school and just finished her first year as the Head JV Girls Basketball Coach at KP.
Mike was a product of NYC basketball in the mid-to-late 90’s. He went from Jamaica HS to the University of Rochester before heading back home to NYC to start his coaching career over 15 years ago. After 10 years of coaching kids, he has had a countless number of athletes attend top notch high schools, Division 1, 2, and 3 institutions, and JUCO colleges. One of his most recent just landed in the NBA! Coach Clark took a few years off to focus on his two sons and godson as they competed in high school and college. In that span, Coach also co-founded one of the area’s top NCAA Certified Recruiting Services. Coach prides himself on his scouting efforts that aid in providing over $4 Million in scholarships and funding for student athletes and their families. During the 2017-18 basketball season, Coach Clark came out of his coaching hiatus to join the Boys Basketball staff at LuHi where he is an Assistant Coach on the Junior Varsity team as well as an assistant to the Varsity Team when the JV season is over.
Coach played collegiate basketball for 3 years at SUNY Brockport where he was an honorary captain his final season. Coach T majored in Physical Education and completed his masters in Adapted Education. He is currently in his 4th season as the Long Beach Varsity Girls Assistant Coach. Coach has a strong passion for the game of basketball and enjoys teaching the youth the "right" way to play.