North Rockland is mourning the loss of its head football coach. The Journal News says Stony Point’s Tom Lynch, a coach and teacher at North Rockland High school, died Tuesday following a bout with cancer. Lynch went to Clarkstown South High School, and played baseball at Oneonta State. He went on to coach South’s varsity baseball and football teams, before becoming head coach at North Rockland in 2011. He was 60 years old. Funeral service information has not been released.
The Suffern football community is mourning the loss of their former coach, Robert Veltidi, who died on Monday. Thoughts and prayers were sent to Coach Veltidi’s family via the Suffern Football Twitter feed. Veltidi retired from coaching after the 1995 season. Veltidi graduated from Nanuet High School, and taught for 33 years in the Suffern School District. A service is being held tomorrow from 2:00pm-7:00pm at Wanamaker & Carlough Funeral Home in Suffern. Veltidi was 74 years old.