Burgettstown High School
Slippery Rock University

  • Was inducted into the WPIAL Hall of Fame, Class of 2016
  • He was the head golf coach at Burgettstown for 28 years, compiling a record of 352-82 (.811 winning percentage), leading the Blue Devils to five WPIAL team golf championships. He coached three WPIAL individual champions and a PIAA champion
  • He served as director of the Burgettstown Invitational Wresting Tournament for 36 years and established the Burgettstown Area Scholarship Foundation, which has raised more than $240,000 to fund scholarships for high school seniors
  • President of the Southwest PA Junior Golf Tour from 1990 – 2017. The tour had membership of over 200 junior golfers each summer and hosted 12 tournaments at local courses
  • He was Burgettstown’s athletic director for 28 years, was an assistant football coach for eight years, and an assistant wrestling coach for 16 years
  • He was president of the Tri-County Athletic Director’s Association from 1998-2000 and was director of the TRICADA Golf Tournament from 2005 – 2012
  • Mr. Vallina was president of the WPIAL from 2000-2002, was a member of executive committee, 1993-2013 and chairman of the new AD mentoring program
  • He was twice named Pennsylvania Athletic Director of the Year (1999 & 2002) and won the NIAAA State Award of Merit in 2000 and inducted into the Pennsylvania State Athletic Director’s Association Hall of Fame (2018) and was president of PSADA from 2000 – 2002
  • He was a member of the WPIAL Board of Control from 2000 to 2013 and served as Treasurer from 2006 – 2010 and Vice President from 2010 – 2013

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