A career that spanned coaching six varsity sports, Larry Hart oversaw boy’s teams in football, basketball and lacrosse and girl’s teams in soccer, basketball and track.
Larry coached 713 games or meets with an incredible combined record of 544-159-10 over 42 years. His career included time at Sachem, West Genesee, Homer, Tully and Syracuse University. His teams won championships in five sports while in 45 varsity seasons only five teams had losing records.
In 28 seasons of girl’s sports, his team won 23 league and 14 sectional championships. Larry coached 28 seasons of lacrosse at junior high, junior varsity, club and college levels. He had West Genesee’s first winning lacrosse teams in 1964 and 1965. He started the lacrosse program at Tully in 1969 and the girls track program in 1975. In 1972, Larry was the Southern Conference Co-Coach of the Year. In 1980-1981, Tully’s girl soccer, basketball and track teams had a cumulative record of 45 - 3 and won three league and two sectional championships.
In addition to his coaching duties, Larry was athletic director for 17 years during his time at Tully, West Genesee and Homer.