Clay Pittinaro
Clay Pittinaro
Title: Head Men's Basketball Coach
Phone: 585-720-0660

As the first coach in Bryant & Stratton-Rochester history, Coach Pittinaro brings Head Coaching experience at every level to the College.

Most recently during the 2018 Season, Coach Pittinaro was named the Head Coach of the Rochester RazorSharks in the North American Premier Basketball league. In early February, Coach Pittinaro took over the last place RazorSharks and quickly reversed their fate winning his first two games and having the 'Sharks first NAPB "Player of the Week". Pittinaro went on to lead the RazorSharks to become the hottest team winning five of six games, in mid-March, and having two more players named to "Player of the Week". The 'Sharks defeated every team in the NAPB which included former talent from the NBA and NBA G-League. The RazorSharks barely missed making the playoffs coming down to the final week of the regular season. 

From 2007 to 2017, Coach Pittinaro coached at multiple Rochester Area High Schools and AAU 17U programs. Coach also was a member of the Basketball Coaches of New York Board of Directors and was the First Boy's Head Coach of the Rochester Region in the BCANY Hoops Fest. Throughout all of his stops at the High School level, Coach Pittinaro turned around a program to win more games in his last two seasons than it did in the four years before he arrived combined, upset a higher ranked team in sectionals, and through his AAU time sent a dozen players to NCAA Division I, II, and III, and had one All-Greater Rochester Player of the year.  

Before 2007, as a Collegiate Head Coach, Coach Pittinaro upset multiple Nationally Ranked Teams and had numerous players named to All-Region Teams.

Coach Pittinaro has improved programs on the court while maintaining a 100% graduation and eligibility rate in the classroom. Coach Pittinaro graduated from Fairport High School and was the first person in his family to attend college. Coach Pittinaro has an Associate's Degree from Monroe Community College, and a Bachelor's Degree from Nazareth College.    

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