Eldred has a long history as a coach for various sporting activities. He coached for over ten years at the Manatee County Florida Boys Club where he also served as an Assistant Youth Director for basketball, football, soccer and other youth activities. He moved back to NY in 1991 and while raising 3 sons, coached youth soccer for several years with the West Seneca Soccer League. From 2012 – 2016 Eldred was an assistant coach for the 8-Time Minor Professional Champion Buffalo Gladiators Football Team. He resides in Orchard Park, NY, is now retired from West Herr Automotive Group and enjoys watching sports and spending time with his family and recently first born grandson.