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.

2021-2022 Meeting and Hearing Dates

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
Secretary David McBain West Allegheny Athletic Director
Non-Voting Member Karen Arnold Pittsburgh City Schools Director of Athletics
PIAA Female Officials Pamela Cherubin
Male Parent Representative Daniel Conn
Member Brian Geyer Peters Township Athletic Director
Athletic Directors John Grogan Mt. Lebanon Athletic Director
Member Scott Heinauer Mars Athletic Administrator
Superintendents Mark Holtzman McKeesport Area School District
Girls Athletics Marguerite Imbarlina Hampton High School Principal
Member Ron Ledbetter Moon Area Athletic Director
Member Heather Lewis Seneca Valley Athletic Administrator
Female Parent Representative Marlynn Love
Jr. High/Middle Schools Linda Messich Mapletown Athletic Administrator
PIAA Male Officials Nicholas Morea
Member Michael O'Brien Fox Chapel Athletic Administrator
Member Ricci Rich Trinity High School Athletic Director
School Boards Gary Shingleton Butler Area School District

Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Council

Michael Breaston
Tamara Collier
Loran Cooley
Jay Dworin
Dr. Karen Hall
David Hunter
Dr. Donald Sheffield
Brittany Taylor
Dr. Phillip Woods
Dr. Felicia Young

Steering Committees

Mike Burell (Co-Chairperson) Norwin Athletic Director
Jason Olexa (Co-Chairperson) Brentwood Principal
Mark Elphinstone Keystone Oaks Athletic Director
William Englert Adjunct Member
Bill Heasley Adjunct Member
Zach Kessler Franklin Regional Athletic Director
Charley Kiss McKeesport Area Athletic Director
Anthony Mendicino Adjunct Member
John Menhart Adjunct Member
Brandon Robinson Jefferson Morgan Asst. Superintendent
Randy Rovesti Adjunct Member
Douglass Rowe Hopewell Assistant Principal
Bob Alpino Propel High Schools Athletic Director
Bill Cardone (Chairperson) Hampton Athletic Director
Kevin Deitrick Upper St Clair Athletic Director
Brian Geyer Peters Twp 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
Brian Pritts Southmoreland Teacher
Tom Scarpone Fort Cherry Athletic Director
Bill Short Gateway Superintendent
Dr. Michele Welter Chartiers Valley Middle School Principal
Ed Zelich Charleroi Superintendent
Frank Vulcano (Chairperson) Canon McMillan Athletic Director
Jon Banko Valley Asstistant Superintendent
Daniel Clara Southmoreland Administration
Drake D'Angelo Burrell Athletic Director
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 Principal
Stephen Vak Adjunct Member
Joseph Maize (Chairperson) Peters Township Coach
Alan Alcalde Beaver Area Athletic Director
Wayne Capra Adjunct Member
Tom Kayda South Park Athletic Director
Ron Moncrief St. Joseph Athletic Director
Andrea Patton Avonworth Athletic Director
Jeff Schnur Adjunct Member
Todd Trofimuk Knoch High School Principal
Ron Wilcher Adjunct Member
Robert Bozzuto (Chairperson) North Allegheny Athletic Director
John Campbell Mt. Pleasant Principal
Sam Cercone Central Valley Athletic Director
Bill Cherpak Thomas Jefferson Athletic Director
Ronald Firment Adjunct Member
Zac Heide Greater Latrobe Athletic Director
Kerry Hetrick Penn Trafford Athletic Director
Drew Karpen Highlands Athletic Director
Mike Mastroianni Quaker Valley Athletic Director
Justin Pyles Peters Twp Assistant Athletic Director
Ricci Rich Trinity Athletic Director
Daniel Sloan Bethel Park Athletic Director
Scot Moore (Chairperson) Jefferson Morgan Athletic Director
Lou Cerro Montour Athletic Director
Mike Crown South Allegheny Athletic Director
Deborah Fanning Popel Schools Athletic Trainer
Shawn Holup Bishop Canevin Athletic Director
Rick Huffman Brentwood Athletic Director
Dave McBain West Allegheny Athletic Director
Justin Stephans Plum High School Principal
Justin Stephenson Waynesburg Athletic Director
Joe Ursida New Brighton Athletic Director
Pat Weber North Hills Athletic Director
Dennis Wolfe Adjunct Member
Mike McDonald (Chairperson) Our Lady of Sacred Heart Athletic Director
Mitch Galiyas Adjunct Member
Phil O'Keefe Fox Chapel Coach
Donna Pfeifer Adjunct Member
Brandon Rapp Hempfield Athletic Director
James Schall Penn Trafford Coach
Stephanie Strauss Penn Hills Athletic Director
Lane Stoner (Chairperson) Trinity Coach
Mike Bariski Lincoln Park Athletic Director
Howard Fisher Franklin Regional Coach
Augie Garofoli Mt. Lebanon Coach
Christi Hays Quaker Valley Coach
Nathan Lowery Blackhawk Coach
Rachel Link Valley High School Coach
Phillip Palko Indiana Area Coach
Frank Rohm Adjunct Member
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
Colleen Meyers Oakland Catholic Coach
Scott Milburn Thomas Jefferson Assistant Superintendent
Robert Osleger Adjunct Member
Win Palmer Sewickley Academy Athletic Director
Steve Sinning Baldwin Teacher/Coach
Jeff Traphagen Franklin Regional Coach
Ed Helbig (Chairperson) Baldwin Coach
Wesson Brahler Knoch Coach
Mike Colligan South Side Area Athletic Director
Richard Evans Connellsville Athletic Director
Mark Farabee Adjunct Member
Kirk Lape Ellwood City Principal
Brian Mann West Mifflin Teacher
Sherrie MacKinney Trinity Teacher/Coach
Thomas Norris Adjunct Member
Justin Pinto Peters Twp. High School
William Reilly Adjunct Member
Robert Trautwine Adjunct Member
Joe Winans South Fayette
David Babik (Chairperson) Penn Trafford Coach
Ryan Berberich Kiski Area Teacher
Brittany Glass North Allegheny Coach
William Kennedy Mt. Lebanon Coach
Patricia McClure North Allegheny Coach
Joe Perry Adjunct Member
Cindy Dutt Penn Trafford Coach
Cheryl Lassen (Chairperson) Sewickley Academy Coach
Molly McCracken Oakland Catholic Athletic Director
Amy Caprino (Chairperson) Moon Coach
Cedric Brown Winchester Thurston
Brian Kattan Mt. Lebanon Coach
Cheryl Lassen (Chairperson) Sewickley Academy Teacher
Molly McCracken Oakland Catholic Athletic Director
Clint Rauscher (Chairperson) Shaler Area Athletic Director
John Panos Fox Chapel Assistant Athletic Director
Joe Villani Bethel Park Principal
Matt Rodrigues (Chairperson) Woodland Hills Coach
Terry Kushner (Chairperson) Retired
Michael Cominos Armstrong Principal
Leslie Craven Adjunct Member
Bart Rocco Retired
Bille Rondinelli 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
Doug Rodgers Leechburg Principal
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 Avonworth High School Trainer
Pamula Cherubin Female Officials Rep
Larry Cooper, ATC Adjunct Member
John Geist, ATC Knoch Athletic Trainer
Tim Giel Avonworth Athletic Director
Todd Harvey Armstrong Athletic Director
Amanda Kainz Chartiers Valley Athletic Trainer
Barbara Marschik, ATC Greensburg Salem Athletic Trainer
Rob McCabe Mgr. UPMC Athletic Training & Development Program
Donald Short, ATC Hopewell Athletic Director
David Tumbas, MS, ATC, PES Mgr. Business Development/Athletic Tr.
Kathy Charlton (Chairperson) Hempfield Area High School Principal
Lisa Blahovec Hempfield Area High School
Mike Burrell Norwin Athletic Director
Courtenay Carrell Adjunct Member
Pamela Cherubin Female Officials Rep
Jason Olexa Brentwood Principal
Lori Pavlik Peters Twp. Principal
Andreana Radomski Adjunct Member
Brian Geyer (President) Peters Twp Athletic Director
John Grogan (Vice President) Mt. Lebanon Athletic Director
Lou Cerro (Secretary) Montour Athletic Director
Dan Sloan (Treasurer) Bethel Park Athletic Director