Erik ConnollyCurrent dean and physical education teacher Erik Connolly has been teaching gym and health at Stuyvesant for the past six and a half years."Mr. Connolly is an awesome teacher.
has also coached the volleyball, boy's varsity basketball and girl's varsity handball teams.In all his
years at Stuyvesant
, it seems that everyone has grown to love Connolly
is someone they can count on.
...Connolly is a great teacher, because he's actually invested in our well being, which is pretty unique among Stuyvesant faculty."As of recently, rumors have been spreading that Connolly is planning on leaving Stuyvesant at the end of this year.
However, according to Connolly
, "It's still fifty-fifty right now."
does choose to depart after this school year, it won't be because he
wants to leave Stuyvesant
."I'm really leaving New York, the weather, the crowds, the prices," said Connolly
Like many other people who don't enjoy the chilly northern winters, Connolly
may move down to the Sunshine State to trade in the fastpaced life of New York City for the more laid-back vibe of Florida, where he
intends to start a car retailing business with a friend.
Florida seems like the perfect place for the plans Connolly has for his
life at this point."I want to buy a house and start a family.I also just want to play softball and surf for the rest of my life," he