Assistant Coach, Lock Haven University, 1975-76; Assistant Coach, Easton Area High School, 1976-77; Head Coach, Easton Area High School, 1977-1984; Head Coach, Wilson Area High School, 1992-03; Head Coach, Nazareth Area High School, 2003-present.
Also coached football at Easton for four years.
Assisted Under: Dr. Kenneth Cox/Lock Haven University (1975-76); Bob Zarbatany/Easton Area High School (1976-77).
Accolades: Seven-time Pennsylvania State Coach of the Year (2020, 2017, 2007, 2002, 2001, 1983, 1981), NWCA National Coach of the Year in 2007; NHSCA National Coach of the Year in 2001; Thirteen-Time District XI Coach of the Year; Member of the District XI Wrestling Hall of Fame; Member of the PA Wrestling Coaches Association State Hall of Fame; Inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2014
Team Championships: Seven PIAA Individual State Tournament Championships (2018, 2017, 2006, 2003, 2002, 1983,1981); Five PIAA State Dual Meet Championships (2020, 2017, 2007, 2002, 2001); Nine District XI Team Championships (2020, 2017, 2014, 2006, 2003, 2002, 2001, 1997, 1996); Eleven District XI Tournament Championships (2020, 2014, 2006, 2003, 2002, 2001, 1997, 1984, 1983, 1981, 1980); Fourteen Conference/League Championships
Individual Championships: 22 State Champions; 44 State Finalists;95 State Place Winners; 73 Regional Champions; 86 District Champions
State Firsts: Currently the only wrestling coach in Pennsylvania wrestling history to accomplish the following:
– Coach at least one PIAA State Champion at 3 different schools
– Win at least one PIAA State Individual Tournament championship at 3 different schools
– Win at least one PIAA State Team Tournament championship at 2 different schools
– Be voted State Coach of the Year 7 different times
– Be voted State Coach of the Year at 3 different schools
– Be voted State Coach of the Year in both AA & AAA classifications
Educating Coaches: National Wrestling Coaches Association Coaching Development Consultant & Lecturer. Former Member of the NWCA’s Board of Directors. PA Wrestling Coaches Association Convention Committee
Coaching Beyond the Victory: “Transforming Sports. Transcending Lives” provides individualized seminars, clinics, and consultations for coaches & clinics/training for athletes as well as coaching seminars for coaches of all sports.