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Lady Bison Basketball Coaching Staff ~
Head Coach Joseph M. Castagnolo :
Coach Castagnolo is in his eighteenth year as head coach of the Lady Bison. Coach "C" is a graduate of Clearfield Area High School and Williamsport Area Community College (now Penn Tech) with an Associate Degree in Carpentry. In his first year as head coach, the Lady Bison captured the District IX Class AAAA title and earned a berth in the PIAA play-offs. He was also named Progressland Coach of the Year for
1999-2000,2003-2004,2009-2010 and 2011-2012. Joey and wife Laurie are proud parents of daughter Margo, a former Lady Bison player and now a freshman at
Lock Haven U., Clearfield Campus.
Varsity Assistant & JV Coach Ann Janocko :
Coach Janocko begins her 1st season as Varsity Assistant and JV Coach, having
served the two previous years as Freshman Coach. Ann is a C.H.S. ('09) and Slippery
Rock grad and played Lady Bison Basketball here under Coach "C". She is also a
Learning Support teacher with the C.A.S.D. Her surname will of course be familiar to Bison partisans, Ann's dad Tim being C.H.S. Principal and longtime Head Football Coach..
Volunteer Assistant Stanley Solarczyk :
A graduate of Lilly ( PA ) High School and Lock Haven University and long-time
Phys Ed Instructor at West Branch High School, Stan also served at W.B. as Head
Basketball Coach for both Warrior boys teams and Lady Warriors girls teams during
his tenure. The Lady Bison are fortunate to have Stan at CHS to share his vast
experience. This is Stan's thirteenth season with Lady Bison Basketball
Basketball - 2016-2017
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Additional Staff ~
Freshmen Coach - Jayme Ryan
7th-8th Grades - Lisa Redden
6th Grade - Kayla Caragein
5th Grade - Todd Winters
5th & 6th Volunteer Assistant - Jason Gill
K- 4th Coach - Nate Glunt
3rd & 4th Volunteers - Jay Siegel & Shawn Graves
Athletic Trainer - Samantha Morgan
Volunteer Assistant Savannah Strickland :
Savannah is a new and valued addition to this year's staff. She is a graduate ('12)
of Curwensville Area High School where she played basketball for the Lady Tide and
is now attending Lock Haven University. Please join us in welcoming Savannah to
the Lady Bison Basketball family.