CTK 2011 – New WPIAL Head Football Coaches

Tuesday, August 16, 2011 | 4:20 PM

New Faces – New Places – New Hopes – New Dreams. Many are rookie head coaches while a couple of veteran coaches are starting over at new venues. Some schools have a new football coach for the first time in years while others continue to play roulette with their head coaching position.
In all, it was a busy off season with 22 coachings changes, the most in more than a decade. Here are the new football coaches that will be running the sidelines in the WPIAL this fall.

BUTLER – Clyde Conti replaces Jim Rankin

CONNELLSVILLE – David McDonald replaces Jeff Immel

FOX CHAPEL – Eric Ravotti replaces Bryan Deal

PETERS TOWNSHIP – Rich Piccinni replaces Nick Milchovich

DERRY – Al Gaiardo replaces Ron Polinsky

ELIZABETH FORWARD – Mike LeDonne replaces Garry Cathell

LAUREL HIGHLANDS – Zach Just replaces Jack Buehner

MOON – Mark Washington replaces Jon Miller

VALLEY – Mark Kaczanowicz replaces Troy Hill

BURRELL – Kevin Horwatt replaces Tom Henderson

MOHAWK – Joe Lamenza replaces Jason Long

QUAKER VALLEY – John Tortorea replaces Bob McIntyre

RIVERSIDE – Tom Liberty replaces Jesse Rosenberger

SOUTHMORELAND – Dominic Pecora replaces Brian Pritts

APOLLO-RIDGE – John Skiba replaces John Simon

AVELLA – Ryan Cecchini replaces Frank Gray

AVONWORTH – Duke Johncour replaces Jason Kekseo

CARLYNTON – Terry George replaces John Vaughn

CORNELL – Edward Dawson replaces Dan Knause

LEECHBURG – Mark George replaces Mark Adams

NORTHGATE – T.J. Wiley replaces Mike Pipak

WILKINSBURG – Brian Tarrant replaces Ralph Brandon

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