H-ton Boys’ Volleyball Coach Recognized

H-ton boys' volleyball coach Todd Donaghy has been recognized for his success.

November 30, 2016

Huntington High School boys’ volleyball coach Todd Donaghy has been recognized by the New York State Coaches Association for his success on the sidelines.

A member of Huntington’s Class of 1989, Mr. Donaghy earned an undergraduate degree in elementary education at Long Island University’s Southampton College and a master’s degree at Walden University. He is employed as a physical education teacher at George Ryan Middle School in Queens.

Mr. Donaghy has compiled a career coaching record of 223-159 during stints at Half Hollow Hills, Syosset and Huntington.

A member of Huntington High School’s first boys’ volleyball team in 1987, Mr. Donaghy and his teammates were coached by Georgia Deren, who today serves as the Huntington School District’s director of physical education, health and interscholastic athletics.

That first Blue Devil net team also included Sunthar Anandarajah, Kevin Bradley, Michael Brieger, Oliver Caspers, Sean Conlin, Bob Delacruz, Andrew Delaney, Lou DiFruscio, Rob Folz, Mike Girifalco, Chris Kelly, Joe Palmieri, Sal Panarello, Crane Pomerantz, Ethan Rosenthal and Tom Rubino.

Mr. Donaghy and his wife, Kirsten reside in Huntington with their three children, Will, Lauren and Megan, who are all attending Huntington UFSD schools.

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Todd Donaghy (left) with his family in a holiday frame of mind.
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Huntington's first boys' volleyball team presented this plaque to its coach.