WPIAL Mission Statement

The mission of the WPIAL is to regulate and administer interscholastic athletic competition in a fair and equitable manner while promoting the values of participation in interscholastic athletics as an integral part of a student’s educational experience. Governed by the constitution and by-laws of the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association, the WPIAL represents its member schools by promoting academics, the safety of participants, sportsmanship, citizenship and lifelong values as the foundation of interscholastic athletics.

Meet the WPIAL

Board of Directors

President Scott Seltzer Chartiers Valley Asst. Superintendent
Vice-President Patrick Mannarino North Hills Superintendent
Treasurer Michael Allison Hopewell Principal
Executive Director Timothy O'Malley
School Boards Enrico Antonini New Brighton School District
Member Kathy Charlton Hempfield Area Principal
PIAA Female Officials Pamela Cherubin
Member William Cleary Serra Athletic Administrator
Male Parent Representative Daniel Conn
Member Tom Evans Yough Athletic Administrator
Member Alvin Gipson Aliquippa Principal
Member Scott Heinauer Mars Athletic Administrator
Member David McBain West Allegheny Athletic Administrator
Jr. High/Middle Schools Linda Messich Mapletown Athletic Administrator
Female Parent Representative Jeannine Patton
Superintendents Leonard Rich Laurel School District Superintendent
Girls Athletics Amy Scheuneman North Hills Athletic Administrator
PIAA Male Officials William Sinning
Athletic Directors William Cardone Hampton Athletic Administrator
Member Ken Williams Mt Pleasant Dir. of Student Services
Non-Voting Member Mike Gavlik Pittsburgh Public School District

Steering Committees

Randy Rovesti (Chairperson) Gateway Athletic Director
Mike Burrell North Catholic Ath. Dir.
William Englert Adjunct Member
Bill Heasley Adjunct Member
Zach Kessler Franklin Regional Athletic Director
Charley Kiss McKeesport Area Athletic Director
Michael Krol Laurel Athletic Director
Anthony Mendicino Adjunct Member
John Menhart Carmichaels Superintendent
Gary Milanovich Adjunct Member
Jason Olexa Brentwood Principal
Douglass Rowe Hopewell Assistant Principal
Ronald Yuvan Adjunct Member
Greg Zborovancik Adjunct Member
Brian Geyer (Chairperson) Peters Township Athletic Director
Bob Alpino Plum Athletic Director
Bill Cardone Hampton Athletic Director
Kevin Deitrick Upper St Clair Athletic Director
Laura Grimm Ringgold Athletic Director
John Grogan Mt Lebanon Athletic Director
Mark Keener South Fayette Athletic Director
Brian Kyle Northgate Athletic Director/Principal
Nate Milsom Carlynton Athletic Director
Mike O'Brien Fox Chapel Athletic Director
Daniel O'Neil Adjunct Member
Tom Scarpone Fort Cherry Athletic Director
Bill Short Gateway Superintendent
Dr. Michele Welter Springdale High School Principal
Ed Zelich Charleroi Superintendent
Frank Vulcano (Chairperson) Canon McMillan Athletic Director
Jon Banko Valley Asstistant Superintendent
Daniel Clara Southmoreland Administration
Howard Crawford Adjunct Member
Ron Ledbetter Moon Area Athletic Director
Bill Lewis Mt. Lebanon teacher
Phil Mary Chartiers Houston Principal
Bill Mylan Butler Athletic Director
John Peterman Kiski Athletic Director
John Rosa Freedom Area Athletic Director
Willam Simms West Greene Athletic Director
Bob Stephenson Waynesburg Assistant Principal
Stephen Vak Adjunct Member
Joseph Maize (Chairperson) Peters Township Coach
Bill DaBaldo Seton LaSalle Athletic Director
Wayne Capra Adjunct Member
Tom Kayda South Park Athletic Director
Ron Moncrief Vincentian Academy Athletic Director
Brian Pritts Southmoreland Coach
John Saras Baldwin Assistant Principal
Jeff Schnur Adjunct Member
Todd Trofimuk Knoch High School Principal
Ron Wilcher Adjunct Member
Robert Bozzuto (Chairperson) North Allegheny Athletic Director
David Bates Carmichaels Teacher
John Campbell Mt. Pleasant Principal
Sam Cercone Central Valley Athletic Director
Bill Cherpak Thomas Jefferson Athletic Director
Ronald Firment Adjunct Member
Kerry Hetrick Penn Trafford Athletic Director
Mike Mastroianni Quaker Valley Athletic Director
Justin Pyles Peters Twp Assistant Athletic Director
Ricci Rich Trinity Athletic Director
Robert Schleiden Adjunct Member
Scot Moore (Chairperson) Jefferson Morgan Athletic Director
Lou Cerro Montour Athletic Director
Shawn Holup Bishop Canevin Athletic Director
Rick Huffman Brentwood Athletic Director
Dave McBain West Allegheny Athletic Director
Gina Naccarato Monessen Athletic Director
Justin Stephans Plum High School Principal
Justin Stephenson Waynesburg Athletic Director
Chuck Swink Southmoreland Athletic Director
Joe Ursida New Brighton Athletic Director
Dennis Wolfe Adjunct Member
Mike McDonald (Chairperson) Our Lady of Sacred Heart Athletic Director
Mitch Galiyas Adjunct Member
Robert Miller Adjunct Member
Donna Pfeifer Adjunct Member
Angela Potthoff Chartiers Valley Athletic Director
Brandon Rapp Norwin Athletic Director
Stephanie Strauss Penn Hills Athletic Director
Lane Stoner (Chairperson) Trinity Coach
Mike Barinski Lincoln Park Athletic Director
David Bender Carlynton Coach
Howard Fisher Franklin Regional Coach
Augie Garofoli Mt. Lebanon Coach
Nathan Lowery Blackhawk Coach
Rachel Link Valley High School Coach
Kevin Miller Winchester Thurston Athletic Director
Frank Rohm Adjunct Member
Josh Shoop Pine Richland Athletic Director
Alex Slezak Kerr Elementary (FXC) Teacher
Tony Splendore Greensburg Central Catholic Coach
James Croushore (Chairperson) Burrell Assistant Principal
Bryan Deal Fox Chapel Coach
Matt Gross Mt Pleasant Coach
Jay Kreigline Bethel Park Teacher/Coach
David Kuhn Peters Township Coach
Scott Milburn Thomas Jefferson Assistant Superintendent
Robert Osleger Adjunct Member
Win Palmer Sewickley Academy Athletic Director
Jared Stratton Mohawk Athletic Director
Jeff Traphagen Franklin Regional Coach
Robert Bleggi (Chairperson) Adjunct Member
Theresa Cardone Adjunct Member
Ronald Colland Hempfield Coach
Richard Evans Connellsville Athletic Director
Mark Farabee Adjunct Member
Ed Helbig Baldwin Coach
Kirk Lape Ellwood City Principal
Brian Mann West Mifflin, Teacher
Thomas Norris Adjunct Member
Justin Pinto Peters Twp. High School
William Reilly Carlynton Business Manager
Robert Trautwine Adjunct Member
Tim Tyler Mars Coach
Robert Bleggi (Chairperson) Adjunct Member
Theresa Cardone Adjunct Member
Ronald Colland Hempfield Coach
Rich Evans Connellsville Athletic Director
Mark Farabee Adjunct Member
Ed Helbig Baldwin Coach
Kirk Lape Ellwood City Principal
Brian Mann West Mifflin, Teacher
Thomas Norris Adjunct Member
Justin Pinto Peters Twp. Coach
William Reilly Carlynton Business Manager
Robert Trautwine Adjunct Member
Tim Tyler Mars Coach
Jamie Morton (Chairperson) Moon Teacher
David Babik Penn Trafford Coach
Ryan Berberich Kiski Area Teacher
Brittany Glass North Allegheny Coach
William Kennedy Bethel Park Coach
Patricia McClure North Allegheny Coach
Joe Perry Adjunct Member
Shauna Zukowski Adjunct Member
Heather Lewis (Chairperson) Seneca Valley Athletic Director
Cindy Dutt Penn Trafford Coach
Cheryl Lassen Sewickley Academy Coach
Amy Caprino (Chairperson) Moon Coach
Cheryl Lassen (Chairperson) Sewickley Academy Teacher
Dan Sloan Bethel Park Athletic Director
Heather Lewis Seneca Valley Athletic Director
Gene Deal (Chairperson) Shady Side Academy Athletic Director
John Panos Fox Chapel Assistant Athletic Director
Matt Rodrigues (Chairperson) Woodland Hills Coach
Patrick Ratesic (Chairperson) Retired
Carolyn Adams Retired
Leslie Craven Adjunct Member
Ron Dufalla Retired
David Hayes Retired
Terry Kushner Retired
Earl Thompson Retired
Jesse Wallace III Laurel Highlands Superintendent
Barry Balaski (Chairperson) Moon High School Principal
Keera Dwulit Avonworth High School Principal
Dr. Kathleen Harrington Adjunct Member
Donna Nugent Beaver Falls Superintendent
Dr. Patricia Smith Adjunct Member
Brian Sutherland Yough High School Principal
David Zilli Greensburg Salem Principal
David McBain, ATC (Chairperson) West Allegheny Athletic Director
Bill Ankrom, ATC UPMC-Athl. Training Team Leader
Craig Castor Avonworkth High School Trainer
Pamula Cherubin Female Officials Rep
Larry Cooper, ATC Adjunct Member
Donna Dugas UPMC-Mgr./Athletic Trainer & Develop.
John Geist, ATC Knoch Athletic Trainer
Tim Giel Avonworth Athletic Director
Todd Harvey Armstrong Athletic Director
Barbara Marschik, ATC Greensburg Salem Athletic Trainer
Donald Short, ATC Hopewell Athletic Director
Jesse Townsend UPMC- Athl. Training Team Leader
David Tumbas, MS, ATC, PES Mgr. Business Development/Athletic Tr.
Rich Yanachik Adjunct Member
Kathy Charlton (Chairperson) Hempfield Area High School Principal
Lisa Blahovec Hempfield Area High School
Mike Burrell North Catholic Athletic Director
Courtenay Carrell Adjunct Member
Pamela Cherubin Female Officials Rep
Andreana Radomski Adjunct Member
Daniel Woodruff Member
David McBain (President) West Allegheny Athletic Director
(Vice President)
Bill Cardone (Secretary) Hampton Athletic Director
Tom Evans (Treasurer) Yough Athletic Director