Pine-Richland High School Head Football Coach Eric Kasperowicz is being named the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Coach of the Year Award for Boys Football.
He was nominated by the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association following the 2018-2019 school year. NFHS says that they rely on member state associations to help recognize those who are leading their sport, shaping their athletes and contributing in a positive way to their community.
Most recently, the coach was selected to lead the 2019 United States Under-19 National Team on Jan. 18, 2019, in the 10th annual International Bowl at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
Pine-Richland High School Head Football Coach Eric Kasperowicz lead the Rams to the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association Class 6A state championship title in 2017 and two back-to-back WPIAL Championships in 2017 and 2018.
In his sixth season as head coach of the Pine-Richland Rams, Kasperowicz’s teams have a 57-14. (.803) record. He led the Rams to the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association Class 6A state championship title in 2017 and two back-to-back WPIAL Championships in 2017 and 2018. Kasperowicz was Pine-Richland’s offensive coordinator for three years prior to becoming a head coach. He began his coaching career at his alma mater, perennial power Pittsburgh North Hills High School. Kasperowicz served as a North Hills assistant for 12 seasons where he played quarterback and earned 1993 Parade All-American honors and played in the prestigious Big 33 All-Star Game. He went on to play at the University of Pittsburgh on a football scholarship as quarterback and linebacker for the Panthers.