Catcher – 2009
Young is a 1992 Cherry Hill East graduate, where he played four years of varsity baseball under Hall of Fame coach Dave Martin. Now a vice principal at Eastern, Young set East career records in runs scored (101), hits (134), doubles (28), batting (.496) and on base percentage well over .500.
During Young’s fours year behind the plate, East won the Joe Hartmann Diamond Classic during his senior year and made it to post-season play all for years. He was named All Conference and All Group 4 in his sophomore, junior and senior years, All South Jersey in his junior and senior years and All State as a senior.
A graduate of Villanova, Young was a four-year starter where he earned Big East Rookie of the Year honors. He captained the Wildcats his senior year establishing the career hit record for the Big East. Young ended his Villanova career with a .341 batting average.
Steve played for Canton in the Frontier League, before serving as an assistant baseball coach at Temple University, under the tutelage of Skip Wilson for three years. Young is married with one son and presently V.P. at Eastern High School.