After transfering from Hamden Hall in 1984, Troy led the #2 nationally-ranked Wilbur Cross to a LL State Championship in 1985 and was named state boys MVP. Troy played for Fairfield University from 1986-90 and helped the Stags to two NCAA tournament bids in 1985-86 and 1986-87. He was the sixth leading scorer in the nation (26.7ppg mens div. 1) in 1988. In 1988 he was second in the country of percentage points scored (33%) of his team behind Hersey Hawkins of Bradley University. He was a candidate for the 1988 USA olympic basketball team and an honorable mention All American that same year. Troy was voted 1st team Small American (best players in the country under 6 ft.) in 87,88,89 by AP and UPI with Dana Barros, Greg Grant, Tim Hardaway and Kenny Wilson. In 1989 Troy was in the 1st annual Slam Dunk contest at the Final 4.
Troy played for Connecticut Sky Hawks of the United States Basketball League in the summer of 1991 and for Cartegena Spain in the winter of 1991. Troy also played for the Suncoast Sunblasters of the United States Basketball League in the summer of 1992. The fall of 1992 he went to Italy to do basketball clinics for one month with former NBA star Clifford Ray (Golden State Warriors). The following year Troy played for Club Brunico Italy in 1993. Troy played for the Raleigh Bullfrogs of the Global League in the summer of 1993 under the coaching of former NC State and NBA star Monte Towe. He participated in the NBA free agent summer league from 1993-95 where he was one of the leading scorers (21.7 ppg) and assists leaders (6 apg) playing against the likes of Reggie Miller , Mark Jackson and Pooh Richardson. From 1996-1998 Troy was a player coach in the EBA for the Lee High Colonials where in 1998 he was the second leading scorer in the league averaging 24.7 ppg. In 1999-2004 Troy formed and owned an Exhibition team, the CT Stars that competed in the pre season college tour. From 1999-2004, Troy was a professional trainer for NBA players such as olympic gold medalist and four time all star Vin Baker and former Duke 1st team All American/Chicago Bulls and now ESPN college basketball analyst Jason Williams.
United Sons and Daughters
In 2007, Troy formed his own 501(c)3 non-profit AAU program called United Sons and Daughters. The concept of the program is simple; to use basketball as a platform to bring young men and women of different socio-economic backgrounds and cultures together to instill the principles (teamwork, respect, sacrifice, responsibility, discipline, work ethic and self-esteem)that young kids need to become successful in the game of life. The program is in it's beginning stages but hopes to organize basketball clinics and after school programs featuring a girls group focused on teen pregancy. Other programs will focus on drugs, alcohol and career building. Troy believes the program will help to deter racism.
Troy coached the Darien Girls in the fairfield county travel basketball league from 2005-2007. In 2006, the Darien girls made it to the championship and in 2006-2007, the girls compiled a 22-7 record. Many of his former players have gone on to play at their area high school or a private institution. Troy has also coached 11U, 12U, 13U and most recently 14U AAU boys basketball. His teams over the past four years have won more than half of the tournaments that they have competed in. His 14U boys placed 15th in the country at the 2009 National AAU boys tournament in Orlando Florida August 2-8. Troy became the 1st head coach of the newly formed basketball franchise the CT Stallions of the Eastern Basketball League in 2009-2010 http://ctstallions.ning.com/ His 15U AAU boys placed 3rd at the 2010 AAU National Tournament in Little Rock, Arkansas July 6-11. five of his players have been talked about in the New England scouting report and four of the five are being recruited nationally by teams such as Uconn, Siena, Quinipiac, Lehigh, Georgia Tech, Sacred Heart, Radford, Southern CT, University of New Haven, Yale, Trinity College, Hofstra, UMass Lowell, Virginia Tech, Fairfield University and Central CT State University.