Russell Josephs

Education: Manhattan College – B.S.; University of South Carolina – M.S.

Russ Josephs received a B.S. in Physical Education from Manhattan College and earned a Master of Science degree, also in Physical Education, from the University of South Carolina. After teaching Physical Education at an elementary school in Baldwin, NY, for ten years, he took a turn in the business world as office manager of a real estate firm on Long Island. Returning to teaching, he taught briefly in the NYC Public Schools and served as a long-term substitute for several school districts on Long Island.

Coach Josephs came to York in 1998 and is currently coaches Middle School Track & Field. Believing that he was born to teach physical education, Mens sana in corpore sano (A sound mind in a sound body) is the message that ‘Coach Joe’ seeks to deliver to his students. He lives in Garden City, NY, with his lovely wife and two children.