Ernest Koontz – Girls Basketball / Coach

  • A graduate of Monongahela High School and California University of PA
  • Head girls’ basketball coach at Upper Saint Clair High School for 29 years, compiling a 535-232 record.
  • His teams were in the WPIAL playoffs 23 times and PIAA playoffs 14 times, garnering five WPIAL titles in seven finals and won one PIAA championship.
  • Named Coach of the Year four times by the Post-Gazette and received many other coaching honors
  • Forty-six of his players have gone on to play college basketball