When it came time to decide on a college, Pace University was a natural for former Croton-Harmon three-sport standout Joe Streany.
“I knew I would have the opportunity to play both football and lacrosse at Pace,” he said.
If he could, Streany undoubtedly would love to also play his third sport — basketball. Instead, he’s doing the next best thing — coaching it.
Streany will be in his third year as a volunteer assistant on the Croton varsity. And his former coach, Bill Thom, is thrilled to have him back.
He’s a throwback kid,” Thom said. “He’s just a great influence on all the kids in our program.”
Though Streany said he “can’t wait” to get into coaching full-time, he has been keeping pretty busy as a player. He’s the leading tackler for Pace with 30 solos and 30 assisted tackles for a total of 60 after leading the Setters in that category — and ranking second in the Northeast-10 Conference — last season.
Read the article in the Journal News.