PSFCA Announces Media Availability During 2024 Annual Statewide Coaches Conference

Written by: Big 33 Staff on February 9, 2024.


The Pennsylvania Scholastic Coaches Football Association (PSFCA) will meet on February 15-17 at the Penn Stater in State College, Pa. for their annual coaches educational and best practices clinic.


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  • PSFCA Diversity Committee Initiatives and Updates
  • Upcoming Titan Threadz East/West High School Football Games
  • PSFCA Clinics
  • Big 33 Football Classic Presented by Renewal by Andersen of Central PA
  • and PSFCA Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

WHEN: Friday, February 16, 2024 at 12:30 p.m.
WHERE: Conference Room 104, Penn Stater Hotel, State College, PA
WHO: Garry Cathell, Executive Director, PSFCA & Big 33 and PSFCA Board members

NFL Football Coach Andrew Janocko, formerly a quarterback coach with the Chicago Bears

PSFCA Conference Keynote Speaker John Luckhardt, NCAA Hall of Fame Coach and former Head Coach of W&J College and CA Univ. of PA Football Programs

PSFCA Diversity Committee Chair Joe Headen, Susquehanna Township High School Football Head Coach

Mark Evans, Manheim Township High School Head Football Coach & PSFCA Clinic Director

Mike Farr, Schuylkill Haven High School Head Football Coach & PSFCA Executive Manager

Homer Delattre, Holidaysburg High School Head Coach & PSFCA Executive Manager

Former Clearfield High School Head Football Coach Tim Janocko, PSFCA Clinic Director

Josh Oswalt, Cumberland Valley High School Head Football Coach & PSFCA Director of Communications

Courtney Altemus, CEO AA Advance

Boyd Epley, Hall of Fame Strength & Conditioning Coach

Julie Walker, Executive Director, The Peyton Walker Foundation

“We are excited to hold this year’s PSFCA Annual Clinic where we tackle current football strategies and tactics, share best practices and get to spend time together plus hear from our prominent featured speakers who always enlighten and educate us. Pennsylvania is blessed to have some of the country’s best football, exceptional football programs and highly talented players, coaches and cheerleaders,” said Garry Cathell, PSFCA and Big 33 Executive Director.

Held over three days in State College, Pa., PSFCA brings together football coaches from across the state to share best practices, discuss important football news and issues, address safety, strategies, diversity and more. Keynote and featured speakers join over 400 plus attendees. Classroom and on-field sessions occur. Vendors are on site.


All media: please notify PSFCA in advance regarding attendance to one of the following:

Garry Cathell, PSFCA
(724) 747-1138

Lucy M. Gnazzo
(717) 979-0692

Jillian Brubaker
(610) 451-4691

About The PSFCA

The official professional football coaches organization in Pennsylvania holds the Annual Conference.

The mission of the PSFCA-Big 33 is to support all of our programs, including the: Pennsylvania Scholastic Football Coaches Association, Big 33 Football Classic, PSFCA East/West All-Star Football Games, Big 33 and East/West All-Star Cheerleaders, Big 33 Buddy Teams, Host Family Experience, and Youth Football and Cheerleader Development. Through these programs, we are proud to create and foster positive experiences, which provide opportunities to promote inclusion and develop character in our youth. We also advocate for coaches’ education and place health and safety at the highest level, working with like-minded organizations to exceed health and safety standards.

The PSFCA has over hundreds of high school members who join them throughout the year at various high-profile events such as the PSFCA Football Classic, the East/West High School games, the Annual Coaches Clinic and in the Big 33 nomination and selection process.

The Pennsylvania Scholastic Football Coaches Association’s (PSFCA) 67th Big 33 Football Classic Presented by Renewal by Andersen of Central PA will be played on Sunday, May 26 at Cumberland Valley High School’s Chapman Stadium in Cumberland County. Kickoff is at 7 p.m. The PSFCA Titan Threadz East/West All-Star Classics will be played on Sunday, May 19th. Two games highlight the event: Small School Game at 12:00 p.m. and Big School Game at 5:00 p.m.

The PSFCA Big 33 Football Classic has been described as the “Super Bowl of High School Football” and has chosen a team since 1957. Every NFL Super Bowl has proudly featured Big 33 Alums!

Some well-known Big 33 alumni and NFL greats include: Joe Namath, Joe Montana, Dan Marino, Jim Kelly, Ricky Waters, Ben Roethlisberger, Kyle Brady, Jordan Hill, and Damar Hamlin. For more information, go to or follow them on Facebook @Big33FootballClassic, Instagram @PFSCABig33FootballClassic or on Twitter @psfcabig33. Money raised from the game helps support all PSFCA Big 33 programs, including the Big 33 Buddy Program which connects individuals with special needs with all-star athletes in football, cheerleading and beyond. Proceeds also assist in supporting military appreciation aspects of the Memorial Day Weekend.