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Croton's Jim Moore To Be Honored As Youth Sports Leader

Longtime Croton-on-Hudson youth sports leader Jim Moore will be honored on April 14.
Longtime Croton-on-Hudson youth sports leader Jim Moore will be honored on April 14. Photo Credit: Bill Thom

CROTON-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. -- The gymnasium at Holy Name of Mary Church will be named April 14 for Jim Moore, who founded the Catholic Youth Organization basketball program there nearly 50 years ago.

Moore founded to CYO program in 1965 and served as Director/Coach for 24 years. He returned to the sidelines to help coach his grandson in 2006.

Additionally, Moore founded the Croton Flag Football program in 1968 and the Croton Recreation Basketball Program in 1969.

Moore was a minor league and little league baseball coach in the 60’s and 70’s and has been a member of the Knights of Columbus since 1951 and an active member of the Holy Name of Mary council since moving to Croton in 1960, serving  as its Grand Knight for three years.

All Holy Name parishioners, former and current CYO players and families as well as friends from the community are invited to attend the noon dedication ceremony. Refreshments will be served.

For more information about the dedication, log on to the group's Facebook page.

The James R. Moore Gymnasium, as it will be called, is located behind the Holy Name of Mary Church on 110 Grand Street, Croton-on-Hudson.

The James R. Moore Gymnasium, as it will be called, is located behind the Holy Name of Mary Church on 110 Grand Street, Croton-on-Hudson.

To RSVP to the event, call 914-271-479. For more information, contact Co-Chairs   John Sarcone 914-260-7582 or Paul O’Neill  646-295-1139.

The James R. Moore Gymnasium Fund Committee is sponsored by Holy Name of Mary Roman Catholic Church, Croton-on-Hudson, New York 10520.

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