Ron LaValle begins his third season as a member of the Stony Brook coaching staff in 2003.
LaValle was a standout player for Adelphi University from 1961-65 where he lead the team in scoring in his junior and senior seasons. He earned All-America honors in 1965 and is currently eighth on the all-time assist list at Adelphi. He was elected to the Adelphi Hall of Fame in 1996.
LaValle spent five years in the United States Navy as a Shipboard Engineering Officer after graduating from Adelphi. After his stint with the Navy, he spent 30 years serving as a CEO, COO and Associate/Assistant Director in various New York hospitals.