Big 33 Coaching Staffs for Pennsylvania and Maryland Announced

Written by: Billy Splain on January 12, 2022.


Preparations for the 2022 PSFCA Big 33 game have begun. Players have been nominated and coaching staffs have been chosen. This years edition of coaching staffs are no strangers to winning. The teams will be announced at later dates. Team PA will be announced sometime late in February and Team MD will be announced in late March. The 2022 Big 33 game will be played at Bishop McDevitt High School’s Rocco Ortenzio Stadium on Monday, May 30 at 2pm

Team Pennsylvania Staff:

Team PA Head Coach John Franco

Head Coach: John Franco – Tyrone.  Franco has had an illustrious career coaching high school football. His current record as a head coach is 261-128-2. Most of Franco’s success has come at Tyrone where his record is 203-53. Franco let the Golden Eagles into the state finals three times, winning one championship in 1999 over Mount Carmel. In addition to being the head coach, Franco will be the running backs coach.

Matt Humbert – Belle Vernon, Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks
TJ Plack – Peters Township, Wide Receivers
Dave Hahn – Manheim Central, Offensive Line
Devon Johnson – Imhotep Charter, Defensive Coordinator/Defensive Backs
Tony Penna – Conemaugh Township, Defensive Coach
Bruce Fleming – Wissahickon, Defensive Coach
Paul Reduzzi – Bangor, Defensive Coach

Team Maryland Staff:

Team MD Head Coach Bill McGregor

Head Coach: Bill McGregor – DeMatha Catholic: McGregor has a career record of 287-44-3  and has won 17 Catholic league championships. In The Washington Post’s annual football rankings, McGregor-led squads have eight times finished No. 1. Following his first stint with DeMatha, McGregor was an assistant coach at Gilman High in Baltimore in 2011 before becoming an assistant at St. Frances Academy in Baltimore in 2016.


Brendan Riley – Parkside, Offensive Line
Rob Harris – Broadneck, Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks
Craig Jefferies – Oxon Hill, Running Backs
Keith Robinson – Fallston, Wide Receivers/Slots
Will Weathers – DeMatha Catholic, Defensive Line
Deno Campbell – DeMatha Catholic, Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers
Joe Battaglia – Concordia Prep, Defensive Backs
Tony Rinaudo – Boys Latin, Offensive Support/Special Teams
Tom Abel – Dundalk, Defensive Support/Special Teams