Coach Mellino just completed his 30th year coaching the RAMS, his 26th as varsity coach. Since arriving at North, he has coached 3 All-State wrestlers, 15 state qualifiers, 6 Section I Champions, 19 Section finalists, 34 Rockland County Champions, 47 Division Champions, and 15 JV Section I Champions. Along with these wrestling accomplishments, he also created the Clarkstown North Varsity and JV Wrestling Tournaments, the Clarkstown North Youth Wrestling Club, and the annual Clarkstown North Youth Wrestling Tournament. For the past 30 years, Coach Mellino has been a middle school social studies teacher and has also coached the middle school soccer team for 28 years.
Coach Murphy just completed his 10th season coaching at North. While an athlete for the RAMS, Coach Murphy was All-Section, a 2X Division Champion, and a Rockland County Champion. As a coach, he has guided 6 RAMS to NYS Wildcard births, 20 Division titles, 9 Rockland County titles, and 10 JV Section I Champions. Coach Murphy also organizes and runs both the North Spring and Fall mat clubs, as well as accompanying team members to off-season clubs and competitions. Coach Murphy is currently a special education teacher in NYC.
Coach Mellino is one of the most accomplished coaches in New York State. As a wrestling coach at perennial power West Islip High School in Suffolk County, Long Island, Coach Mellino retired after 40 seasons (32 as the varsity coach) with 312 career wins which made him the 3rd winningest coach in Section XI history. Coach Mellino coached 4 individual NY State champions, had 8 other All-State wrestlers, coached 11 Section XI champions, and his 1986 team finished the year as the #2 ranked team in New York State. Due to his prolific coaching career, he was inducted into both the National Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2006 and the New York State Wrestling Coaches Hall of Fame in 2009.
Coach Winrow has just completed his seventh season with the Rams. As a high school wrestler in NJ, he was named to the All-League and All-County teams three times while wrestling at Northern Valley Demarest High School. Coach went onto wrestle at Division I Syracuse University for 4 years where he was a member of two EIWA championship teams, having wrestled in the EIWA conference tournament twice. While at Syracuse, coach had the opportunity to wrestle in the Rockozcy Cup during the summer of 1993 which took place in Budapest, Hungary. Coach Winrow is a retired NYPD officer who is currently substitute teaching in the Clarkstown CSD.