Gerald (Jerry) Kaplan, 1996
Highland Falls James I O’Neill HS, Section 9
Kaplan graduated from Ellenville High School in 1953 and Brockport State in 1957. Jerry was the basketball coach at Highland Falls-O'Neill High School for 34 years. He recorded over 560 wins. His teams won 19 Orange County League Championships, 10 Section 9 Championships and his teams appeared at the State Championships in 1986 and 1991.