Mr. Coyne and his wife, Judy, live in Glenmont and currently have four children who are students of the district; Nicholas, Juliana, Austin, and Timothy. He is a retired New York State Law Enforcement Lieutenant/Watch Commander from the state Depart of Correctional Services. He had attended Columbia-Greene Community College, where he studied business administration.
Mr. Coyne previously served as a member of the Cairo-Durham Board of Education and as a member of the Greene County Legislature. His community work includes helping establish Greene County Pop Warner Football as a commissioner.