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DAANJ Honors Vacca














At the March 26 DAANJ Convention in Atlantic City, William "Billy" Vacca, PCCA Secretary, was awarded a LifetimeAchievement Award. Seen above are Vacca and presenters Robert Rossi and Dave Ryden, from the DAANJ Board of Trustees. (Click on image to enlarge)

DAANJ Honors King
















Also at the March 26 DAANJ, retiring directors of Athletics included Steve King, third to right of speaker, of Eastern Christian. (click on image to enlarge)



Passaic County Honors
Here are the awards presented at the March 18th Beefsteak Dinner Awards Night:

HONOR AWARDS

  • RYAN HAGEN,  DE PAUL
  • BEN KUIKEN,  EASTERN CHRISTIAN
  • CHRIS WARD,  HAWTHORNE
  • LATEEF GRESHAM, PASSAIC
  • DENISE ARONSON, PCTI
  • ROBERT EDGAR,  POMPTON LAKES
  • STEVE MEIGH,  WAYNE VALLEY
  • STEVE MASLANEK,  WEST MILFORD

ATHLETIC SERVICE AWARDS

  • PETER FRANKOSKI, KENNEDY
  • MIKE NOVAK,  LAKELAND
  • JAMES BUTTAFUCCO, WAYNE HILLS

VICTORY AWARDS  

50
  • JON BANTA – MANCHESTER – BOYS TRACK
  • JON BANTA – MANCHESTER – GIRLS TRACK

100
  • KEITH KARSEN – DE PAUL – WRESTLING
  • TYLER VAN DYK – HAWTHORNE CHRISTIAN – BOYS SOCCER
  • LUIS COLON – PCTI – WRESTLING
  • MIKE MC CARTHY – POMPTON LAKES – BOYS BASKETBALL
  • RICHARD BASILACATO – WAYNE HILLS – BOYS BOWLING
  • VINCENT PORTA – WAYNE HILLS – GIRLS BASKETBALL
  • MICHAEL SHALE – WAYNE HILLS – GIRLS SWIMMING
  • MARIE TRIPP – WAYNE HILLS – GIRLS LACROSSE
  • JOHN CALLIE – WEST MILFORD – BOYS BOWLING

200
  • JOHN PASSERO – HAWTHORNE – BASEBALL
  • JOE LEICHT – WAYNE VALLEY – BOYS BASKETBALL

300
  • RONNIE WILLIAMS – PCTI – GIRLS BASKETBALL
  • JOHN MAZZO – PASSAIC VALLEY – BASEBALL
  • SCOTT MAHONEY – POMPTON LAKES – WRESTLING

400
  • BARRY VEENSTRA – EASTERN CHRISTIAN - GIRLS SOCCER


Coaches Hall of Fame

Of the 1,612 coaches inducted into the New Jersey Coaches Association Hall of Fame (Full list). some 94 are from Passaic County schools.  Here are the 94 names.

Passaic County Public Schools by Group, SY 2014 - 2015
  • North 1, Group 1: Hawthorne, Pompton Lakes
  • North 1, Group 2: Lakeland, Manchester
  • North 1, Group 3: Paterson Charter School, Wayne Hills, Wayne Valley, West Milford
  • North 2, Group 3: Passaic Valley
  • North 1, Group 4: Clifton, Eastside, Kennedy, Passaic, Passaic County Tech


Passaic County Non-Public Schools By Group, SY 2014 - 2015
  • North, Non-Public A: De Paul Catholic
  • North, Non-Public B: Hawthorne Christian Academy, Eastern Christian, Mary Help of Christians Academy


2015 Softball Announcement

The Softball Coaches requested to move the Semifinals of the County Tournament to a neutral site as we did up until three years ago. The Executive Committee has granted this request on a one year trail basis.  Attached is the 2015 County Softball Tournament Calendar.

2015 Baseball Announcement

The Baseball Coaches requested to move the dates of the County Tournament. The Executive Committee has granted this request on a one year trail basis.

We crowned 32 Team Champions during the school year. Do you know how many YOUR school won? 


2014-2015 Tournament Summary

After 19 of the 32 County Titles to be awarded:

  • Wayne Hills (6): Girls Tennis, Field Hockey, Gymnastics, Boys Cross Country, Girls Soccer, Girls Swimming
  • Passaic County Tech (4): Boys Swimming, Boys Bowling, Boys Indoor Track (co-champs), Girls Indoor Track
  • Wayne Valley (2) Girls Bowling, Girls Fencing
  • Clifton (1): Girls Cross Country
  • De Paul Catholic (2): Boys Soccer; Wrestling
  • Eastside (2): Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball
  • Passaic Valley (1): Girls Volleyball
  • Lakeland (1): Ice Hockey
  • Kennedy (1): Boys indoor Track (co-champs)




PASSAIC COUNTY COACHES ASSOCIATION, INC.
€œDedicated to serving the youth of Passaic County
Passaic County, N.J.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
2014 - 2015

The purpose of our association is to provide the youth of Passaic County of high school age with the opportunity to engage in athletic competition by participating in various sporting events and awarding to them medals, plaques, and the like for their individual achievements and team success. Inherent in such an undertaking is our desire to promote and foster sportsmanship, good will and respect, as well as providing the training ground upon which the participants cannot only improve their individual skills and team play, but also develop a positive attitude and aptitude towards friendly competition. Underlying all of this is that we ideally wish to help the participants develop the skills that are necessary to make the transition from sports to life and become morally, mentally, emotionally, and physically prepared to be good citizens.



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