SUNY College at Old Westbury - Staff Directory
SUNY College at Old Westbury
Ed Krinsky joins the staff at with a wealth of experience that he brings to Old Westbury's sidelines.
knowledge of scouting and coaching combined with experience in the Westbury Public Schools
as a teacher; counselor an administrator adds a big piece to Tomlin's
staff for the 2011-12 campaign.
Krinsky served as an Advanced Scout in the NBA for three seasons with the Detroit Pistons (1976-78) and Houston Rockets (1978-79).
knack for recognizing talent landed him a role as Vice President and General Manager from 1991-95 with the Long Island Surf of the United States Basketball League
Following the 1995 season, Krinsky was named the Director of Operations of the USBL, a position he held through the 2007 season.
also coached internationally in Israel, Egypt and Soviet Union.
A two-sport athlete at Harvard
earned letters in basketball and baseball.
He was named basketball team captain during his senior year in 1954, helping the squad to their best record during his career.
He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Harvard in 1954 followed by a Master of Arts in Teaching from the Harvard Graduate School of Education in 1957.
Following graduation from Harvard
and two years in the U.S. Army
coached junior varsity basketball at Harvard
(1956-57) and coached freshman baseball at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
35 year career in Education at Westbury High School
, teaching History while coaching Basketball and Baseball.
He served as the district's Director of Guidance for 20 years and was also the Co-Chairman of the Harvard Club of Long Island School and Scholarships Committee for a good number of those years.
registered a career record of 278-124 during his
20-year career as varsity basketball coach for Westbury High School
teams won 12 Division Championships, 2 North Shore Championships and one Nassau County Championship during his
Krinsky also served as an Adjunct Professor of Sports Management at Adelphi University and Dowling College.
From 1964-68, he
was a scout for the Baltimore Orioles (MLB).