The Huntington Booster Club is a non-profit organization comprised of dedicated parents, coaches, school administrators, community members and alumni. It has been established to promote, encourage and support athletic participation and excellence for the

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Welcome to the HUFSD Booster Club website.






in honor of former coach




Huntington  Bay Club

191 Bay Road, Halesite, NY 11743

7:00pm – 11:00pm


(includes cocktail hour, dinner open bar & music)

Raffles available for purchase 





(please be sure to submit payment once)

or use these other preferred payment methods:

(include contact info and # of guests in notes section)

Payable to Huntington Booster Club

(mail to P.O. Box 2294, Huntington, NY 11743)



Mr. McDermott coached the Huntington Boys' Varsity Lacrosse team from 1985 through 2014. He is currently teaching math at Candlewood Middle School in the Half Hollow Hills School District.

A member of the Huntington High School his class of 1980. (Prom King) He played football and lacrosse. He attended CW Post College, where he played Division One lacrosse for Coach John Danowski. His major was in elementary education.

Stony Brook University awarded Mr. McDermott a master’s degree in education.

At Huntington Mr. McDermott, coached football, boys basketball, girls basketball and boys lacrosse. He worked as a teacher's assistant at Huntington High School from 1985 to 1988. He started teaching in Half Hollow Hills School District in the fall of 1988 to the present. Section XI's vice president of the Suffolk County Coaches lacrosse Association, he ran shootouts and the awards dinners. He was in charge of running booster club camps in boys lacrosse at Huntington High School. In 2007 Huntington Boys Lacrosse team was ranked #1 in the Nation.

He's been nominated nine times division league coach of the year, two time Suffolk County Coach of the Year. Newsday ALL Island Coach of the Year, Man of the Year, and News 12 Team of the Year. Also, he was honored to coach The North’s 2007 All -American Under Armour Game capturing a win over the South 20-10.

Mr. McDermott has three children who are graduates of John Glenn High School. John, a graduate of Bryant University, where he received a scholarship to play football. Makayla, a graduate of Pace University, where she received a scholarship to play lacrosse. Matthew received his associates degree at Suffolk Community College and is looking forward to going away next year. 

I would like to thank my parents, Mary and Jim McDermott for supporting me throughout my life and being for being the biggest fans of Huntington Lacrosse.




The Huntington Booster Club is a 501c corporation and has been established to promote and encourage extracurricular activities, particularly athletic sports, for the students of the Huntington School District. The goals of the Booster Club are to provide financial support for annual awards, purchase of equipment, summer sports programs, and refreshments at athletic events and sports awards nights. The primary focus of the Booster Club is to financially enhance the distrtict's physical education and athletic department in support of all sports. This is accomplished through annual membership dues and other fundraising throughout the course of the year. To fulfill our goals, we also ask that all local businesses support the athletic programs in the district by becoming a member of the Huntington Booster Club.


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