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Aaron Straub Earns 900th Career Win

By PABCA on Feb 25, 2021 2:12:56 PM

On January 16th, Aaron Straub became just the 5th coach in Pennsylvania history to notch 900 career wins. Straubs Elk County Catholic basketball team defeated Otto-Eldred 53-45 for the historic victory. Coach Straub has spent 39 years at the helm of Elk Country Catholic BoysBasketball program. He also spent two years as the GirlsBasketball Coach from 1980-81, winning 27 games in two years. Aaron Straub is currently the District IX Chairman and has spent three years as a member of the PIAA Board of Directors. Congratulations Coach Straub on this historic win!

*Photo credit: Paul Burdick of D9andD10Sports.com

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Accepting 2021 Award Nominations

By Shane J Allen on Feb 4, 2021 7:24:56 PM

We're excited to continue our second year of partnership with PGC Basketball to provide Pennsylvania Basketball Coaches and Players with two very special awards and opportunities to advance their training!

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What I've learned from 31 years of meeting with parents

By PABCA on Jan 6, 2021 10:23:41 AM

We started having mandatory parents/players meetings in the 1990’s after I heard Marquette Coach Al McGuire speak at a clinic. He asked how many of us had problems with parents, and almost everyone raised their hand. He asked how many of us had a meeting with the parents before the season explaining YOUR expectations for THEIR behavior. No one raised their hand. Coach McGuire said, "I do not feel sorry for any of you." We have had a meeting every year since that clinic.

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