South Huntington

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Robin Rosa Named

NY Jets Coach of the Week

Robin Rosa was named the head coach of Walt Whitman High School in 2009.

Robin Rosa of Walt Whitman High School in Huntington Station, NY has been named this week's recipient of the New York Jets High School Coach of the Week. Rosa will receive a monetary award of $1000 to benefit the school's football program. Along with this award, Walt Coach Rosa attended Centereach High School in Centereach, NY where he played running back. He graduated high school in 1978 and received a scholarship to continue playing football at C.W. Post College, majoring in physical education. Three years after graduation, Rosa joined the Comsewogue High School football coaching staff. In 2009, Rosa was named the head coach of Walt Whitman High School. In addition to his coaching duties, Rosa is a physical education teacher at Oakwood Elementary School in Huntington, NY and coaches middle school lacrosse. On Saturday, October 2nd, the Walt Whitman Wildcats shut out rival school William Floyd Colonials 27-0. The following week, Walt Whitman, again, shut out the Bay Shore Marauders 48-0, improving their record to 5-0 this season.

Whitman High School receives an automatic bid to compete in the 2022 New York Jets 11-ON Tournament. In addition, Coach Rosa will be invited to attend the New York Jets vs. New Orleans Saints game on Sunday, December 12th. He will receive luxury suite tickets and be recognized on-field at MetLife Stadium. Walt Whitman High School will receive 100 tickets to the Jets Play Football 2022 preseason home game.

In its 26th year, the Coach of the Week award is given to a coach in the Tri-State area who serves the best interests of the game through the teaching of sound football fundamentals, the motivation of young players to achieve, and the promotion of youth football by way of dedication to their community, their school, and their student-athletes.

Coach Rosa attended Centereach High School in Centereach, NY where he played running back. He graduated high school in 1978 and received a scholarship to continue playing football at C.W. Post College, majoring in physical education. Three years after graduation, Rosa joined the Comsewogue High School football coaching staff. In 2009, Rosa was named the head coach of Walt Whitman High School. In addition to his coaching duties, Rosa is a physical education teacher at Oakwood Elementary School in Huntington, NY and coaches middle school lacrosse. On Saturday, October 2nd, the Walt Whitman Wildcats shut out rival school William Floyd Colonials 27-0. The following week, Walt Whitman, again, shut out the Bay Shore Marauders 48-0, improving their record to 5-0 this season.

“This award is for the entire program,” Coach humbly added, attesting this recognition to the combined efforts of his coaching staff, administrators, and athletes.

Congratulations!



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