Valley Stream North P.E. teacher and coach Tom Schiavo was recently honored among all coaches for all sports in the county as the recipient of the 2013 New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (NYSAHPERD)- Nassau Zone Coach of the Year.  The association honors professionals in several categories, such as Secondary PE Teacher of the Year, Middle School PE Teacher of the Year, Adaptive Physical Education Teacher of the Year, Dance Teacher of the Year, Athletic Administrator of the Year, and Health Teacher of the year.  Coach Schiavo’s work with student-athletes throughout the years, including an emphasis on community service, team-building and leadership are among the many reasons he was selected for this tremendous honor.  Coach Schiavo has consistently been a source of pride among the entire Spartan community.