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Three SJC Coaches Honored by Their Peers
Joe Lee, Sean Holden and Glenn Nathan Receive Awards

Patchogue, NYSt. Joseph's College is proud to announce that Joseph Lee has been selected by the New York Metropolitan Intercollegiate Soccer Officials Association to be the recipient of the Sportsmanship Award for the 2003 season. A plaque was presented to Lee at an awards dinner on November 18.

Lee in his second season at the helm of the SJC Women's Soccer program led the squad to a school record 11wins this season. Coach Lee is a resident of Holbrook, NY and is a retired police sergeant that served 33 years in Nassau County. He has been coaching soccer at St. Joseph's College for the past two seasons and has coached many elite Long Island female teams over the past 26 years.

Among the highlights of Joseph Lee's coaching career are winning a national championship, four state titles and a number of league championships as a coach in the Sachem Youth League. At St. Joseph's Academy, where he coached from 1987-1998, he won the sportsmanship award six times and coach of the year five times. He was also named New York State Youth Coach of the Year in 1987 and 1993.

At St. Joseph's Lee has guided the Golden Eagles to a 20-15-1 record and a 2002 WIAC Championship. In each of his two years at SJC, the team has been the recipient of the Skyline Sportsmanship Award. Lee was also named the Skyline Coach of the Year in 2002.

Sean Holden, the 2003 WIAC Volleyball Coach of the Year, is coming off a second straight season in which he was able to guide his team to the NCAA Division III Tournament. Coach Holden led the women's team to its second Skyline and WIAC Championship in as many years. In his two-year span at SJC with the women's program, he has been honored twice - Holden was also named 2002 Skyline Conference Coach of the Year.

Glenn Nathan, who took over the reigns of the women's tennis program this season, was named 2003 Skyline Conference Coach of the Year. Under his guidance the young team improved to a 3-5 record in a tough conference.

For more information on the St. Joseph's College Athletic Program, contact Frank Flandina, Sports Information Director, at (631) 447–3352 or

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