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Elected in 1990 … came to Suffern H.S. as wrestling coach in 1962 after outstanding mat careers in high school and college … in eight years as head coach, Guccione led the Mounties to six Rockland County tournament champion-shipsóthree outright titles and three co-titles … they also won four Section 9 crowns and a host of other tournament baubles … Guccione kept alive a 15-year county tournament victory streak (1951-65) by Suffern, the first 12 years of which were coached by George Fuge … Guccione developed many outstanding wrestlers at Suffern, including Rockland’s first state champion (Eric Watts), and the first wrestler to win state titles in two weight classes (Lee Klepper) … as a schoolboy wrestler at Bay Shore High on Long Island, Guccione won 74 matches and lost only two from 1953 to ‘56 … he was undefeated in Suffolk County competition all four years and won 59 straight matches, which remained the longest winning streak in Long Island wrestling for 20 years … was Long Island champion three straight years, Metropolitan champion in 1956 … earned full scholarship to Penn State, where he was an NCAA Tournament semifinalist in 1960 and a three-time place-winner in the Eastern Championships … Guccione posted a 20-6 coaching mark at Bellefonte (Pa.) Area H.S. before coming to Suffern.