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Coaches

The purpose of the Coaches' Advisory Committee is to maintain open lines of communication between PIAA and representatives of each of the statewide high school sport specific coaches associations, with regard to recruiting and retaining qualified coaches, coaching opportunities for women and members of minority groups and coaches education programs.

Membership of this committee shall consist of the President or the President's designee of each of the statewide high school sport specific coaches associations.

The committee shall meet three times each year, in conjunction with the fall, winter, and spring sports steering committees, and at such other times as may be determined by the Executive Director of PIAA.

The members of the 2014-2015 PIAA Coaches' Advisory Committee are as follow:

Pennsylvania High School Baseball Coaches' Association (PHSBCA)
Charles Fritz, 639 Valley Road, Pottsville 17901
Pennsylvania Association of Basketball Coaches (PABC)
Kristi Britten, 23 Windsor Way, Camp Hill 17011
Pennsylvania Interscholatic Bowling Coaches' Association (PIBCA)
Dana W. Brown, 230 South Sterley St., Shillington 19607
Pennsylvania Field Hockey State Coaches' Association (PFHSCA)
Kent Houser, 106 Greenwood lane, Millerstown 17062
Pennsylvania Scholastic Football Coaches' Association (PSFCA)
George B. Shue, 432 Frogtown Rd., Hanover 17331
Pennsylvania Scholastic Boys' Lacrosse Coaches' Association (PSBLCA)
Jef Hewlings, Strath Haven HS, 205 S Providence Rd, Wallingford 19086
Pennsylvania Scholastic Girls' Lacrosse Coaches' Association (PSGLCA)
Lorraine Beers, Archbishop Carroll HS, 211 Maton Ford Rd, Radnor 19087
Pennsylvania Soccer Coaches' Association (PSCA)
Patrick Birns, 213 Westley Place, Allentown 18104
Pennsylvania Softball Coaches' Association (PSBCA)
James L. Gonder, 503 Berkley St., Philipsburg 16866
Pennsylvania High School Swim Coaches' Association (PHSSCA)
Frank Tribendis, 362 New Grant St., Wilkes-Barre 18702
Pennsylvania High School Tennis Coaches' Association (PHSTCA)
Rebecca C. Desmond, 347 Manor Avenue, Downingtown 19335
Pennsylvania Track and Field Coaches' Association (PTFCA)
Rich Ames, 324 Landing Way Rd, Chalfont 18914
Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches' Association (PVCA)
Matthew Wilson, 5111 N. Sherman Street, Mount Wolf 17347
Pennsylvania Interscholastic Water Polo Coaches' Association (PIWPCA)
Dr. Rudy Ruth, 512 Berks Place, West Lawn 19609
Pennsylvania Wrestling Coaches' Association (PWCA)
Ronald J. Kanaskie, 710 Fifth St., PO Box 126, Riverside 17868