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Assistant Principal, Student Affairs

Nazareth Regional High School




CUNY Queens College


Golf, Basketball, Exercise,


A graduate of The City University of New York Queens College with a Bachelor of Arts in Physical Education, Steven Contino began his career as a Physical Education Teacher with the New York City Board of Education. He worked at Richmond Hill High School where he also coached the school’s baseball and basketball teams. After leaving this position, Mr. Contino began his long and distinguished career with the New York City Police Department. During his 20 years with the police force, Mr. Contino personally investigated several types of crimes and handled the supervision of investigations. Steven Contino received his first promotion within the department in 1988 when he became a Detective in the Organized Crime Control Bureau. Mr. Contino was promoted a second time in 1995 to Sergeant and again in 1997 to the position of Detective Sergeant as a member of Brooklyn North Detective Operations. At Brooklyn North, Mr. Contino served as Executive Officer and Commanding Officer of Squads 77 and 90 as well as the homicide division. Steven Contino received numerous decorations for his meritorious actions in uniform and was one of the first responders on the scene during the terrorist attacks in New York on September 11, 2001. After retiring from the police department, Steven Contino handled security for celebrities and corporate executives in New York, Las Vegas, and Los Angeles as a member of Elite Group, a firm offering personal protection services. In 2004, Mr. Contino returned to teaching after accepting a position with the Diocese of Brooklyn and currently serves as Assistant Principal of Student Affairs at Nazareth Regional High School. Mr. Contino also returned to coaching high school athletics. He was named the TimesLedger Catholic High School Athletic Association Softball Coach of the Year in 2002, when he led the Mary Louis Hilltoppers to second place finish in the city championships.