Mr. Koscinski (a.k.a. Coach K) is in his seventeenth year teaching Physical Education and has been at Newton-Lee Elementary School since the school opened in 2005. Prior to moving to Loudoun County, Mr. Koscinski spent five years teaching in New York State and spent two years as an Athletic Director in Vermont.
Mr. Koscinski holds a degree in Sports Management from Springfield College, a degree in Physical Education from the State University of New York at Brockport, and a Master's degree in Education from Canisius College.Mr. Koscinski is excited to continue making the best P.E. program at Newton-Lee and to help students discover their abilities, develop confidence and to enjoy being active. Some of the exciting programs and activities Coach K has organized at Newton-Lee (along with his teaching partner, Mrs. Nemish) include:* One to the World Jump Rope for Heart Event in 2015 featuring 5th Graders as the Teachers* One to the World Staff Development for Elementary PE teachers* 3 exciting Olympic Themed Field Days (2008 Beijing Games, 2012 Royal Games, 2016 Rio Carnivale)* 4 Olympic Themed Ceremonies / Student Performances (2006, 2008, 2010, 2016)* Teamed with Music to develop an annual Music and PE in 2008* Annual Jump Rope for Heart Event started in 2006* N.L.E. After School Enrichment ProgramIn addition to his duties at Newton-Lee, "Coach K" will be leading the Riverside Rams Boys' Basketball Program into its second season this school year. Coach K is excited to have the priviledge to coach former NLE Explorers at RVHS. Coach K has also served as the Boys' Varsity Basketball Coach at Park View High School and as an Assistant Coach at Briar Woods High School.Mr. K’s favorite sports teams include the Kansas Jayhawks, UNC Tarheels, Boston Celtics, Boston Red Sox and the New England Patriots.