WPIAL Hall of Fame Class of 2014

The Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League (WPIAL) Hall of Fame Class of 2014 is made up of 17 total inductees across seven categories – seven athletes, four coaches, two teams, one contributor, one courage, one heritage, and one official. The 17 inductees officially entered the WPIAL Hall of Fame at the Eighth Annual Induction Banquet held on June 6, 2014 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Green Tree.

To view an inductee’s bio, please click the associated link attached to their name.

 Inductee  School(s)  Category  Sport(s)
 Dante Calabria  Blackhawk  Athlete  Basketball
 Ralph Cindrich  Avella  Athlete  Football, Wrestling
 Shannon Davis  Our Lady of the Sacred Heart  Athlete  Basketball
 Kelli Deep Panucci  Moon  Athlete  Tennis
 Beth Friday Bovay  Upper St. Clair  Athlete  Basketball, Soccer
 Arnold Galiffa  Donora  Heritage  Football, Basketball, Baseball, Track & Field
 Bob Jacoby  Bishop Canevin  Coach  Softball, Football
 Eric Kasperowicz  North Hills  Athlete  Football
 Larry Maggi  —  Official  Wrestling
 Dave Meloni  Springdale  Coach  Soccer
 Tom Sankovich  Connellsville  Coach  Baseball
 Bill Suit  Shaler  Courage  —
 Jon Vallina  Burgettstown  Contributor  Golf
 Mike Vernillo  Fort Cherry  Athlete  Football
 Don Yannessa  Aliquippa, Baldwin, Ambridge  Coach  Football
 1960 Beaver Falls Football  Beaver Falls  Team  Football
 1989 Baldwin Girls’ Volleyball  Baldwin  Team  Girls’ Volleyball

Class of 2014 Materials


Class Photo Names
Front Row (L to R):
Paul Hindes (representing 1989 Baldwin Girls’ Volleyball), Don Yannessa, Tom Sankovich, Beth Friday Bovay, Shannon Davis, Kelly Deep Panucci, Tom Galiffa (representing Arnold Galiffa)
Back Row (L to R): Dante Calabria, Larry Maggi, Eric Kasperowicz, Bob Jacoby, Jon Vallina, Dave Meloni, Sue Suit (representing Bill Suit), Mike Vernillo, Ralph Cindrich