Russ Cerny – Coach – Cross Country and Track & Field

  • Coached both boys and girl’s cross-country teams to 50 invitational meet titles
  • Was head coach for both the boys and girls cross country teams as well
    as the boys and girls track and field teams with a career record of 722
    wins and only 19 losses in 741 dual and tri- meets, a winning percentage of 97.5.
  • His combined career accomplishments for all four teams include 58 Section titles, 32 WPIAL (District 7) titles and 13 PIAA Championships
  • His boy’s cross-country team qualified “as a team” 19 times at PIAA state championship meets
  • His boys track and field teams also won 8 WPIAL Relays championships
  • He won 3 Tri-State Coach of the Year Awards and 2 PIAA Coach of the Year Awards
  • He was inducted into the North Allegheny Sports Hall of Fame in 1997 and the Pennsylvania
  • Track and Field Coaches Association Hall of Fame in 2002
  • He served as North Allegheny High School’s Athletic Director from 1987 to 1993