Philadelphia Catholic League Football Champions
(Through 2015)

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YR.

SCHOOL

COACH

LEAG.

  OVER.

'20

St. Joe's Prep

Heinie Miller

3 0 1

  6 1 0

'21

St. Joe's Prep

Heinie Miller

2 1 0

  6 2 0

'22

Roman Catholic

Stan Cofall

3 0 1

  7 0 4

'23

Roman Catholic

Stan Cofall

4 0 0

  8 0 0

'24

St. Joe's Prep

John Lavin

4 0 0

  5 1 2

'25

West Catholic

Tom Tracey

4 0 0

  8 1 0

'26

Roman Catholic

Gene Oberst

3 1 0

  6 2 1

'27

Roman Catholic

Gene Oberst

5 1 0

  9 1 0

'28

Roman Catholic

Vince McNally

3 1 0

  8 1 0

(tie) St. Joe's Prep

Ank Scanlan

3 1 0

  7 1 0

'29

Did not operate

'30

St. Joe's Prep

Ank Scanlan

4 0 0

  7 0 0

'31

Salesianum

John Oakes

3 1 0

  6 1 0

'32

West Catholic

Jocko McGarry

4 0 0

  9 0 0

'33

St. Joe's Prep

Ank Scanlan

4 0 0

  7 0 2

'34

North Catholic

Ken Simendinger

4 1 0

  8 1 1

(tie) Salesianum

Mike McCall

4 1 0

  6 2 1

'35

North Catholic

Ken Simendinger

5 0 1

  9 0 1

'36

North Catholic

Ken Simendinger

7 0 0

  8 0 0

'37

North Catholic

Ken Simendinger

7 0 1

  8 1 1

'38

St. Joe's Prep

Ank Scanlan

7 1 0

  9 1 0

'39

St. Joe's Prep

Ank Scanlan

7 0 0

  9 0 0

'40

West Catholic

Bob Dougherty

6 1 0

  7 3 0

'41

West Catholic

Bob Dougherty

6 0 1

  8 0 2

'42

St. Joe's Prep

Jack Shields

6 0 1

  8 1 1

'43

West Catholic

Bob Dougherty

8 0 0

10 0 0

'44

West Catholic

Bob Dougherty

8 0 0

  9 1 0

'45

a-West Catholic

Bill McCoy

7 1 0

  9 2 0

'46

West Catholic

Bill McCoy

7 1 0

  9 2 0

'47

Roman Catholic

Goldie Graham

8 0 0

10 0 0

'48

South Catholic

Paul Bartolomeo

8 0 0

10 0 1

'49

North Catholic

Jack Gillespie

8 0 0

11 0 0

'50

North Catholic

Jack Gillespie

7 0 0

  9 1 0

'51

West Catholic

Jack Shields

7 0 0

10 0 0

'52

North Catholic

Jack Gillespie

6 0 1

10 0 0

'53

St. James

Beans Brennan

7 0 0

  9 0 1

'54

South Catholic

Paul Bartolomeo

7 0 0

10 0 1

'55

La Salle

Jim Gallagher

7 0 0

10 0 0

'56

North Catholic

Jack Gillespie

7 1 0

  9 1 0

'57

La Salle

Tex Flannery

7 0 0

10 0 0

'58

La Salle

Tex Flannery

8 1 0

  8 2 0

'59

Monsignor Bonner

Jack Ferrante

8 1 0

10 1 0

'60

La Salle

Tex Flannery

8 0 1

  9 0 1

'61

Monsignor Bonner

Jack Ferrante

8 1 0

10 1 0

'62

West Catholic

Vince McAneney

7 1 0

10 1 1

'63

Bishop Egan

Dick Bedesem

5 1 0

  9 3 1

'64

Father Judge

Bill Brannau

5 1 0

  9 2 0

'65

West Catholic

John McAneney

7 0 0

10 1 0

'66

Bishop Egan

Dick Bedesem

6 1 0

12 1 0

'67

Bishop Egan

Dick Bedesem

6 1 0

11 1 0

'68

Cardinal Dougherty

Gene O'Pella

8 0 0

11 0 0

'69

Bishop Egan

Dick Bedesem

8 0 0

11 2 0

'70

Bishop Egan

Dick Bedesem

7 0 1

  8 3 2

'71

Archbishop Carroll

Joe McNichol

6 1 0

11 1 0

'72

St. James

Joe Logue

7 0 0

12 0 0

'73

Cardinal O'Hara

Chappy Moore

7 0 0

12 0 0

'74

Archbishop Wood

Skip Duffy

5 2 1

  9 3 1

'75

Father Judge

Whitey Sullivan

7 1 0

13 1 0

'76

Archbishop Carroll

Joe McNichol

7 0 0

10 1 1

'77

St. Joseph's Prep

Gamp Pellegrini

7 0 0

10 3 0

'78

Archbishop Wood

Skip Duffy

5 2 1

  8 3 1

'79

Cardinal O'Hara

Bob Ewing

7 0 0

11 2 0

'80

b-Cardinal O'Hara

Sparky Faries

7 0 0

11 2 0

'81

Father Judge

Whitey Sullivan

5 3 0

12 3 0

'82

Cardinal Dougherty

George Stratts

6 2 0

10 2 0

'83

Father Judge

Whitey Sullivan

4 3 1

  8 6 1

'84

Father Judge

Whitey Sullivan

6 2 0

11 4 0

'85

Cardinal O'Hara

Bob Ewing

7 0 0

12 2 0

'86

c-Bishop McDevitt

Pat Manzi

6 2 0

  9 3 0

'87

Bishop McDevitt

Pat Manzi

8 0 0

11 0 0

'88

Archbishop Ryan

John Quinn

6 2 0

10 2 0

'89

La Salle

Joe Colistra

5 2 0

10 2 0

'90

Archbishop Ryan

Glen Galeone

7 0 0

12 1 0

'91

Archbishop Ryan

Glen Galeone

6 0 1

  9 3 2

'92

Archbishop Ryan

Glen Galeone

6 0 1

12 0 1

'93

Archbishop Ryan

Glen Galeone

7 0 0

12 1 0

'94

Monsignor Bonner

Stump Coyne

7 0 0

11 2 0

'95

La Salle

Joe Colistra

7 0 0

11 2 0

'96

La Salle

Joe Colistra

7 0 0

14 0 0

'97

St. Joseph's Prep

Gil Brooks

7 0 0

12 2 0

'98

La Salle

Joe Colistra

6 1 0

12 1 0

'99 R

Roman Catholic

Danny Algeo

6 1 0

11 2 0

'99 B

Bishop McDevitt

Pat Manzi

6 1 0

10 1 0

'00 R

Cardinal O'Hara

George Stratts

5 2 0

10 2 0

'00 B

Archbishop Carroll

Dan Bielli

7 0 0

13 0 0

'01 R

St. Joseph's Prep

Gil Brooks

7 0 0

10 3 0

'01 B

Archbishop Carroll

Dan Bielli

7 0 0

12 1 0

'02 R

St. Joseph's Prep

Gil Brooks

7 0 0

13 0 0

'02 B

Archbishop Carroll

Dan Bielli

6 1 0

  9 4 0

'03 R

St. Joseph's Prep

Gil Brooks

6 0 0

12 0 0

'03 B

Archbishop Wood

Art Barrett

8 0 0

11 0 0

'04 R

Cardinal O'Hara

Danny Algeo

5 1 0

11 1 0

'04 B

Archbishop Wood

Joe Powel

6 2 0

  8 4 0

'05 R

St. Joseph's Prep

Gil Brooks

7 0 0

11 2 0

'05 B

Archbishop Wood

Joe Powel

7 0 0

10 2 0

'06 R

La Salle

Drew Gordon

4 3 0

10 3 0

'06 B

West Catholic Brian Fluck 6 1 0   9 4 0

'07 R

Roman Catholic Jim Murphy 5 2 0 12 2 0

'07 B

West Catholic Brian Fluck 7 0 0 11 1 0

'08 4A

La Salle Drew Gordon 5 1 0   9 3 0

'08 3A

Wood Steve Devlin 4 0 0 12 3 0

'08 2A

West Catholic Brian Fluck 4 0 0 14 2 0

'09 4A

La Salle Drew Gordon 5 1 0 14 1 0

'09 3A

Wood Steve Devlin 4 0 0 11 3 0

'09 2A

West Catholic Brian Fluck 4 0 0 12 3 0

'10 4A

La Salle Drew Gordon 4 0 0 13 2 0

'10 3A

Wood Steve Devlin 3 0 0 13 1 0

'10 2A

West Catholic Brian Fluck 4 0 0 13 2 0

'11 4A

La Salle Drew Gordon 4 0 0 12 2 0

'11 3A

Wood Steve Devlin 3 0 0 14 1 0

'11 2A

West Catholic Brian Fluck 4 0 0 10 4 0

'12 4A

La Salle Drew Gordon 4 0 0 12 2 0

'12 3A

Wood Steve Devlin 3 0 0 12 3 0

'12 2A

West Catholic Brian Fluck 4 0 0   7 4 0

'13 4A

SJ Prep Gabe Infante 3 1 0 12 3 0

'13 3A

Wood Steve Devlin 3 0 0 13 2 0

'13 2A

West Catholic Brian Fluck 4 0 0   9 3 0

'14 4A

SJ Prep Gabe Infante 3 0 0 11 3 0

'14 3A

Wood Steve Devlin 4 0 0 14 1 0

'14 2A

Neumann-Goretti Chalie Szydlik 3 1 0   9 5 0

'15 4A

La Salle John Steinmetz 2 1 0   8 4  0

'15 3A

Wood Steve Devlin 4 0 0 11 1  0

'15 2A

West Catholic Brian Fluck 4 0 0 10 5  0

'16 R

SJ Prep Gabe Infante 6 0 0

'16 B

O'Hara Butch Hogan 6 0 0

a-McCoy replaced Dougherty (resigned) after two games (2-0).
Dougherty served as an advisory coach on game day for the rest of
the season.

b-Faries replaced Ewing (medical leave) after three games (2-1).

c-12-0 on field. Forfeited three games for using ineligible player.

R -- Red Division (large enrollment)

B -- Blue Division (small enrollment)

4A -- largest enrollment
3A -- medium enrollment
2A -- smallest enrollment

MOST CHAMPIONSHIPS
No.  Name    
20    West Catholic (includes nine "small enrollment" titles)
18    St. Joseph's Prep (includes seven "large enrollment" titles)
15    La Salle (includes seven "large enrollment" titles)
13    Archbishop Wood (includes eight "medium enrollment" titles; three "small enrollment" titles)

  8    North Catholic
  8    Roman Catholic (includes two "large enrollment" titles)

  7    Cardinal O'Hara (includes two "large enrollment" titles; one "small enrollment title)
  5    Archbishop Ryan
  5    a-Conwell-Egan
  5    Father Judge
  5    Archbishop Carroll (includes two "small enrollment" titles)

  a -- formerly Bishop Egan.
  Note -- SJ Prep, North and Roman won one shared championship.
MOST COACHING CHAMPIONSHIPS
No. Name            
 
8    Brian Fluck (West; all "small enrollment" titles)

  6    Drew Gordon (La Salle; all "large enrollment" titles)
  7    Steve Devlin (Wood; all "medium enrollment" titles)
  5    Dick Bedesem (Egan)

  5    Gil Brooks (SJ Prep; includes four "large enrollment" titles)   
  5    Ank Scanlan (SJ Prep)       
  4    Bob Dougherty (West)
  4    Ken Simendinger (North)
  4    Jack Gillespie (North)       
  4    Whitey Sullivan (Judge)       
  4    Glen Galeone (Ryan)
  4    Joe Colistra (La Salle)
  Note -- Scanlan won one shared championship.