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  • Honoring Athletes, Coaches and Benefactors whose outstanding performance has earned them the right to be enshrined in the
    Sussex County Sports Hall of Fame!










    The Sussex County Sports Hall of Fame

     2007 Inductee



    Graduated Bergen Catholic High School 1964; attended Seton Hall University 1964-1967; inducted for his accomplishments as head swimming coach at Pope John XXlll Regional High School

    As Pope John girls and boys head swim coach from 1985 through 2007, he has a career record of 297-97-2 including 14 SCIL Championships and 10 SCIL Tournament Championships; he coached his girls team to the Parochial B State Championship in 1995, the only Sussex County swim team to ever win a state championship; both his boys team and his girls team currently have 28 dual meet winning streaks in SCIL competition

    Twenty eight of his swimmers have won eighty SCIL Festival Championships and fifteen of them have qualified to swim at the State Championship Swim Meet for Individuals, The Meet of Champions; his teams have been named Team of the Year eleven times by the New Jersey Herald

    Some of Edís personal awards for his coaching success include New Jersey Herald Boys Coach of the Year in 1990, 2004, 2005 and 2006 and Girls Coach of the Year in 1994 and 2002; he was named Star Ledger and Daily Record Girls Coach of the Year in 1994; he was named the National Federation Interscholastic Association Sectional Boys Coach of the Year in 1997


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