In September, Stan McCoy, Jr. was the Grand Marshall of Loveland’s Homecoming Parade.
Loveland, Ohio – The Loveland City School District has invited the community to a special event on Monday, December 13 at Loveland Intermediate School for a ceremony honoring retired teacher and coach Stan McCoy Jr.
During the ceremony, the Loveland Intermediate School (LIS) gymnasium will be named in his honor.
McCoy served the Loveland City Schools community for decades and the community is welcome to cheer him on as he receives this special honor.
The naming ceremony will take place between basketball games, in the LIS gym on Monday around 5:45 PM.
The LIS Gym will carry the McCoy name, just as the Loveland Middle School Gym is named in honor of his father, the late Stan McCoy Sr.
McCoy is a graduate of Xavier University. He was a physical education teacher at Loveland Schools for nearly 30 years. He has coached eighth grade football, seventh and eighth-grade basketball, and track and field. McCoy is part of a family that has Loveland Tiger pride extending back three generations.
McCoy once held the Loveland basketball season and career record for the most assists in 1970 through 1973. He had quite a career playing Xavier basketball back in his college days. He was head coach, Tay Baker’s first recruit.
In December of 2020 McCoy received the Community Service Award from the City Recreation Commission that is named after his father. The “Stan McCoy Sr. Award” is presented annually, with the criteria that nominees be “persons of quality and integrity, who with love and enthusiasm for the Loveland area, have worked to sustain and improve the community.”
In September, McCoy was the Grand Marshall of Loveland’s Homecoming Parade.
He grew up in Loveland with his mother and father and three athletic sisters. McCoy has told Loveland Magazine that he was inspired by his father Stan McCoy Sr, also a Loveland High School athlete who graduated in 1943, who later became a history and physical education teacher at Loveland High School, as well as the head football coach, athletic director, assistant principal, and assistant superintendent.