Richard is an educator and is the former Athletic Director at Livingston Public School District where he served for four years. Before that, he was the athletic director at Caldwell High School for 11 years; and also served as the athletic director at Wayne Hills in Passaic County for 2 years. He holds a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership, and an Advanced National Coaching Diploma for soccer from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. He also has extensive coaching experience:
- He coached two sports at the intercollegiate level, among them he served as Assistant women’s soccer coach at Troy State University in Alabama and served as assistant women’s basketball coach at Bloomfield College;
- Head coach at Passaic Valley High School in Little Falls for girls soccer, boys track and field, and boys tennis (where he also taught history);
Interesting Fact: Richard started as a history teacher because of his background as a voice-over actor on PBS series American Experience. American Experience is a television show that premieres re-enactments with commentary by historians and authors to present an absorbing look at the personalities, events, and resources that have had profound impact on the shaping of America’s past and present.