Bay Shore HS tennis coach Allan Van Nostrand, 81, dies
Allan Van Nostrand was a quiet man who chose his words carefully. As he always said, he let his tennis racket do the talking.
The stories it could tell.
Van Nostrand, the longtime coach of the Bay Shore High School varsity boys tennis team, died on Aug. 13. He was 81.
"It was what he did, not what he said," said his daughter Lynn. "He was a gentle, quiet guy who wasn't intimidating...