"As a Long Island native and current high school coach, it has been my goal to coordinate a strength and conditioning camp that brings together high school athletes from all over the New York area. The mission of this academy is to provide every student/athlete the mental and physical tools necessary to enhance their athletic ability. By not gaining the edge, you are giving it away." - Stephen Boyd
Chaminade coach Stephen Boyd mentoring Jets' Demario Davis
It is a few minutes after practice, and Demario Davis is demonstrating the technique he learned over the summer from Stephen Boyd, the former Valley Stream Central football star who coaches Chaminade.
All-Metro Team: Coach of the Year
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Coach Steve Boyd is awarded the All-Metro Team Coach of the Year.
When students at Chaminade High School report for physical education class, they are met by a 6-foot-1, 240-pound former middle linebacker for the Detroit Lions.
Stephen Boyd was selected for the NFL's Pro Bowl three times and was known for his sledgehammer-style tackling.
First "Get The Edge Football Academy" a success
Boyd, who lives in Atlantic Beach and has served as the Flyers' varsity head coach since 2009, last week held the inaugural Get The Edge Football Academy for students entering ninth grade through freshman year of college.