Coaches Corner

Articles about Coaches


Hall of Famer Jen Papich Coaches Like She Played  

 Coming back to the same gym where former superstar basketball player Jen Papich spent much of her teenage years, has been a nostalgic experience. Now a second-year assistant and youth development coach for the Lady Foxes, Coach Papich is determined to give back to the program that shaped her life in so many ways. “Throughout...
Read More

Deal, Slezak Named PIAA Coaches of the Year

Boys golf coach Bryan Deal and girls tennis coach Alex Slezak have both been named a PIAA Coach of the Year for 2019-2020. Both men led their teams to state championships last season. Bryan has coached the boys golf team for nine years. Last season, the group won the PIAA Class 3A team championship for...
Read More

Fox Chapel’s Deal a big deal as champion coach

BY MIKE WHITE PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE, August 14, 2020 Nine years ago, it was the new Deal. After more than three decades on the high school and major-college level, Bryan Deal gave up football coaching, stepping down at Fox Chapel High School. He went cold turkey, giving up something he had done for almost two-thirds of...
Read More

Meet New Girls Volleyball Coach Diana Andreyko

Foxes’ new girls head volleyball coach Diana Andreyko had stellar careers in youth, high school, and collegiate volleyball; played the sport in Europe at the highest pro levels; and earned national and international acclaim. After she retired at age 27, “Coach Dee” eventually returned to Pittsburgh, coached for a few club teams, and then, two...
Read More

‘It’s Time’ for Another Title, New Girls Golf Coach Says

Tim Lang has been appointed as the new head coach of the Foxes’ girls golf program and, even before meeting the players in person, he already is excited about the possibilities and potential of the team. Coach Lang’s optimism is warranted. He is taking over a team, formerly led by teacher and coach John Broderick...
Read More
1 2 3 5