Stephen Ferguson, son of Barry and Angela, was raised in Astoria, NY. He attended Louis Armstrong Middle school before attending Monsignor McClancy High School. During his years in McClancy, Stephen was a member of both the National Honor Society and the Italian National Honor Society. While Stephen enjoyed academia, his real passion was on the ice and the field.
After years of attending the McClancy summer baseball camp, Stephen knew he wanted to be a part of the school. Another deciding factor was knowing McClancy had a hockey team. Stephen went on to play with both of his brothers Ryan an ‘05 graduate, and Brandon, an ‘09 graduate.
As a freshman, Stephen and his team took the McClancy hockey team to its first city championship, Stephen leading the team in goals and assists. In junior year, Stephen led the team to a second city championship. He was named captain of the team during his senior year. In all 4 years, Stephen was named to the CHSAA First All-City Team.
On the baseball team, Stephen was able to play under the coaching of Hall of Famer, Nick Melito. He was chosen to be captain his senior year and was named to the All-City Team. Stephen was an all-around player, filling in wherever the team needed, from catcher, to 3rd base to the outfield.
At graduation, Stephen received the Student-Athlete Award, given to the varsity athlete who excels in both the classroom and in athletics.
Upon graduating from McClancy, Stephen went on to play hockey at C.W. Post for two years. He then transferred to Queens College, where he started the school’s first Indoor Roller Hockey team. He graduated from Queens College with a Bachelors Degree in Physical Education.
Stephen is currently a personal trainer. He has started his own personal training business based out of CrossFit Queens in Astoria. Stephen married his wife Jillian in 2016. They welcomed their first child, a daughter, Addie Paige, in January 2019.