Coach Roy enters his 33rd year of coaching collegiate basketball, his tenth as assistant coach, with North Country. Since returning to Saranac Lake, Roy along with former Head Coach Chad LaDue, has turned the Saints into one of the more competitive programs in Region III. During the previous eleven seasons, North Country has enjoyed tremendous success, compiling a 205-146 record, capturing the 2005 NIC Tournament Championship, the 2006 NIC regular season championship and receiving bids to the 2004, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2010 , 2011, 2013, and 2014 Region III Tournaments.
Roy began his coaching career, at North Country in the fall of 1986, as an assistant in the women’s program under former Coach Bill Johnson. After a five year stint he took over the helm of the Lady Saints and led them to their first appearance in the NJCAA, Region III quarterfinals after a long absence. Coach Roy also held the position of Head Men’s Basketball Coach at North Country during the 1993 -94 and 1994- 95 campaigns, in which LaDue was the starting point guard for the Saints.
In the fall of 1995 Coach Roy left North Country and accepted the post of Assistant Coach with the State University of New York at Plattsburgh. During his eight years with the Cardinals Roy served as Junior Varsity Coach and held positions as assistant with the men’s and women’s programs. Roy also had the privilege of coaching several SUNYAC all stars and was a member of the men’s coaching staff that led Plattsburgh State to an undefeated home campaign during the 2001- 2002 season and their first Upstate ECAC Championship title in 1999.
Roy is originally from Lisbon, New York and hold degrees from SUNY - Canton and SUNY- Plattsburgh. He resides in Saranac Lake and is employed at the Mountain Lake Children’s Residence in Lake Placid, New York.