COACHING STAFF: Dave Pappada, head coach (1st year). Assistants: Larry Hoffman, John Jerina, Rick Radich, Bruce Rininger, Dave Rowbotham, Dennis Zolciak.
PLAYOFF HISTORY: 18 years, 26-17. Last appearance, 2009.
OUTLOOK: The Eagles return 15 lettermen from last season, in pursuit of a North Coast Conference title in their first season of league play since 1993. Senior offensive lineman Dan Hudak anchors an offensive line that returns three starters in Hudak, David Rolfe and Brandon Chinn.
Aug. 9: At Notre Dame Cathedral Latin, 9 a.m. Aug. 13: Mogadore, 11 a.m. Aug. 19: At Liberty, 7 p.m.
QUOTE from the COACH
“In addition to a winning record, qualifying for the state playoffs and earning a state crown, the Eagles have a new goal: winning a conference championship as JFK has joined the lower tier of the North Coast Conference.”