Five coaches were named into the 2016 induction class of the PSFCA Hall of Fame.
Scott Heinauer - Mars High School
Nick Donato - North Pocono & Scranton Prep High Schools
Phil Kauffman - Cocalico High School
Greg Botta - Franklin Regional High School
Mike Zmijanac - Aliquippa High School
The Pennsylvania Scholastic Football Coaches Association is proud to announce the initial team roster including coaching staffs for the 15th Annual PSFCA East/West All Star game. The game will be played Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 2:00PM at Cupples Stadium on the South side of Pittsburgh.
The head coach of the West will be Rick Murphy from Brashear High School and the East head coach will be Rick Pennypacker from Pottsgrove High School.
Both teams practice on April 17th and April 24th. The East team will practice at Dowingtown High School and the West team will practice at Cupples Stadium. The final practice for both teams will be April 30th at the game site. Tickets for the game are $8.00 and will only be on sale on game day starting at 12:30pm.
See preliminary rosters attached. A final roster release will be sent the week of April 20, 2016.
PSFCA East / West Game Director
(Myerstown, PA) – The Pennsylvania Scholastic Football Coaches Association (PSFCA) is proud to provide a new nonprofit service designed to assist families in being properly educated about the athletic collegiate recruiting process http://www.psfca.mobi/links.
The Recruiting Education Foundation Inc., a 501(c)3 nonprofit venture, is now providing the PSFCA with recruiting webinars for high school student-athletes and their families in the state of Pennsylvania. The webinar is available at no cost, and can be accessed on the links page of the PSFCA at http://www.psfca.mobi/links.
PSFCA is happy to provide this informational program to our student-athletes and their families at no cost. We highly encourage anyone who has aspirations of playing sports in college to watch this webinar. It is an outstanding first step in properly educating parents and students about the recruiting process.
The PSFCA recruiting webinar addresses these and other recruiting topics:
§ Three rules of being a parent
§ Scholarship myths and facts
§ NAIA and JUCO education
§ Scholarships, do they differ?
§ The Name Game
§ Negotiate/Cooperative Education
§ Dangers of social networking/cell phones/Saving for College
§ National Letter of Intent
§ NCAA/NAIA Eligibility Centers
§ Recruiting Services
§ NCAA core course requirements
In addition, an in-service “HS Staff” webinar for counselors and coaches is being made available for viewing also at no cost. Access to the in-service webinar can also be found at the bottom of the PSFCA home page at http://www.psfca.mobi/links This 50 minute service will greatly assist counselors and coaches with their continuing education on NCAA/NAIA/JUCO eligibility and recruiting matters.
Contact: Mark Evans 717-866-7447
Recruiting Education Foundation 813-398-1060
Baldwin HS and University of Pittsburgh graduate, Dave Wannstedt will be the keynote speaker at the 2016 PSFCA Clinic held in State College 2/11-13/2016. coach Wannstedt's resume includes heac coaching stints at his alma mater, Pitt, as well as the Chicago Bears and Miami Dolphins.
Get your products in front of over 500 high school and college coaches!
*Executive Board Meeting - 7 PM, December 17 at the Red Lion Inn Harrisburg.
*Big 33 and East/West Selection meeting - Wednesday, February 10th at Penn State Lasch Building @ 7p.
*PSFCA Clinic- February 11-13, 2016
409 Ekin St.
Elizabeth, PA 15037
Congratulations to the West team's MVP, Danzel McKinley-Lewis, and the East Team's MVP, Nick Marsilio.
5/16 in Scranton, PA
5/31 in Canonsburg, PA
Register at www.big33.org or click on the flyer link below.
Cleveland Browns Head Football Coach and Former PSFCA President, Mike Pettine, Jr.