Steve Lavin says he will return as the head coach of St. John’s, although it is possible he may not coach again until the 2012-13 season.
“It’s clear I’m going to come back as the head coach, but from the beginning the doctors have been very clear,” Lavin, 47, told SNY Wednesday.
“After my premature return and setting myself back on the health front that the most important thing long term for my health is for me to recuperate and to recover. And until that happens, it doesn’t make any sense to speculate or start to play the game with the calendar…
“I’ll be back at some point but not until I’m healthy.”