Philadelphia Public League Football Champions
(Through 2013)

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YR.

SCHOOL

COACH

LEAG.

OVER.
'09 Northeast 3 0 0   9 0 0
'10 Central 2 0 1   6 0 1
Central Manual 2 0 1
'11 Northeast 2 0 1   5 1 2
'12 Central 1 1 0   7 3 0
Northeast 1 1 0   3 3 1
West Phila. 1 1 0   7 1 0
'13 Central 1 0 1   7 0 1
West Phila. 1 0 1   6 1 1
'14 Northeast 2 0 0   9 0 0
'15 Central 2 0 0   6 2 1

'16

Southern

Owen Dean Johnston

3 0 1

  5 1 2

'17

Northeast

Harry Snyder

4 1 0

  5 2 0

'18

Central

Matt O'Brien

3 0 0

  4 1 0

'19

Central

Matt O'Brien

5 0 0

  9 0 0

'20

Central

Matt O'Brien

5 0 0

  8 0 0

'21

Frankford

Elwood Geiges

5 0 0

  7 0 1

'22

Frankford

Elwood Geiges

4 0 1

  5 1 2

'23

Germantown

Fred Miller

5 0 0

  7 1 1

'24

Germantown

Fred Miller

5 0 0

  6 3 0

'25

Germantown

Harry Davison

4 0 1

  6 2 2

'26

Germantown

Harry Davison

3 0 2

  4 2 3

'27

West Phila.

Wes Hackman

5 0 0

10 0 0

'28

West Phila.

Wes Hackman

6 0 0

  9 0 0

'29

Central

Bert Barron

6 1 0

  6 2 1

'30

Central

Bert Barron

5 0 2

  8 0 2

'31

Central

Bert Barron

7 0 0

  9 0 0

'32

West Phila.

Wes Hackman

8 0 0

  8 2 0

'33

Frankford

Elwood Geiges

6 0 0

  7 2 0

'34

West Phila.

Wes Hackman

6 0 0

  7 1 0

'35

Northeast

Gus Geiges

5 0 1

  6 0 1

'36

Frankford

Elwood Geiges

5 0 1

  5 1 2

'37

Northeast

Gus Geiges

5 1 0

  8 1 0

'38

Central

Dr. Ben Brown

5 0 1

  6 1 1

'39

Northeast

Gus Geiges

6 0 0

  6 3 0

'40

Frankford

Elwood Geiges

6 0 0

  9 0 0

'41

West Phila.

Wes Hackman

5 0 1

  5 0 4

'42

Northeast

Gus Geiges

6 0 0

  9 0 1

'43

Northeast

Gus Geiges

6 0 0

  7 3 0

'44

Southern

Joe Pitt

6 0 0

11 0 0

'45

Southern

Joe Pitt

5 0 1

  9 1 1

'46

Northeast

Gus Geiges

6 0 0

  7 2 0

'47

Frankford

Odie Surrick

6 0 0

  8 2 0

'48

Frankford

Odie Surrick

6 0 0

  7 1 1

'49

Gratz

Wilbert Augustin

6 0 0

  6 2 0

'50

Edward Bok

Mex Siani

5 1 0

  9 2 0

'51

Edward Bok

Mex Siani

4 1 1

  5 4 1

'52

*Abraham Lincoln

Moe Weinstein

6 0 0

  8 1 0

Edward Bok

Mex Siani

6 0 0

  6 2 0

'53

Northeast

Charlie Martin

7 0 0

  9 0 1

'54

*Frankford

Odie Surrick

7 0 0

  8 2 0

Edward Bok

Mex Siani

7 0 0

  7 1 0

'55

Northeast

Charlie Martin

7 0 0

  8 1 0

'56

Abraham Lincoln

Moe Weinstein

7 0 0

  8 1 0

'57

Roxborough

Fred Hauser

7 0 0

10 1 0

'58

Abraham Lincoln

Moe Weinstein

8 0 0

10 0 0

'59

Central

Len Kolenda

8 0 0

  8 2 0

'60

Frankford

Odie Surrick

8 0 0

  9 2 0

'61

Southern

Mex Siani

7 1 0

  8 4 0

'62

Southern

Mex Siani

8 0 0

  8 2 1

'63

Roxborough

Fred Hauser

8 0 0

  8 0 1

'64

Frankford

Odie Surrick

7 0 1

  8 2 1

'65

Southern

Mex Siani

7 1 0

  8 4 1

'66

Ben Franklin

Joe DiDomenic

8 0 0

  9 1 0

'67

Central

Ed Veith

6 0 2

  8 1 2

'68

Northeast

Bill Bernardo

8 0 0

  9 1 0

'69

Frankford

Al Angelo

8 0 0

10 2 0

'70

Central

Ed Veith

7 1 0

10 2 0

'71

Frankford

Al Angelo

8 0 0

11 1 0

'72

Frankford

Al Angelo

6 0 0

  8 1 1

'73

Frankford

Al Angelo

7 1 0

10 3 0

'74

Central

Bob Cullman

8 0 0

10 2 1

'75

Frankford

Al Angelo

9 0 0

12 1 0

'76

John Bartram

Frank Conway Sr.

6 0 0

11 1 0

'77

Abraham Lincoln

Lou Grandizio

5 1 0

  8 3 0

'78

Frankford

Al Angelo

5 0 1

  9 1 1

'79

Abraham Lincoln

Lou Grandizio

5 1 0

  9 3 0

'80

Frankford

Al Angelo

6 0 0

10 0 0

'81

Frankford

Al Angelo

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  6 1 0

'82

Germantown

Charlie Hicks

5 1 0

  9 2 1

'83

Northeast

John McAneney

5 1 0

10 1 0

'84

Frankford

Al Angelo

6 0 0

  9 1 0

'85

Central

Bob Cullman

6 0 0

10 0 0

'86

Frankford

John McAneney

5 1 0

  8 3 0

'87

Frankford

Al Angelo

6 0 0

12 0 0

'88

Central

Bob Cullman

5 0 0

11 0 0

'89

George Washington

Ron Cohen

5 0 0

10 0 1

'90

Jules Mastbaum

John Murphy

5 0 0

11 0 0

'91

George Washington

Ron Cohen

4 1 0

11 1 0

'92

George Washington

Ron Cohen

5 0 0

10 2 0

'93

Murrell Dobbins

Doug Macauley

2 2 1

  5 4 1

'94

George Washington

Ron Cohen

3 2 0

  8 4 0

'95

George Washington

Ron Cohen

4 1 0

11 1 0

'96

Frankford

Tom Mullineaux

5 0 0

11 1 0

'97

Frankford

Tom Mullineaux

4 1 0

11 1 0

'98

Jules Mastbaum

John Murphy

5 0 0

10 1 0

'99

Germantown

Mike Hawkins

5 0 0

11 0 0

'00

George Washington

Ron Cohen

4 1 0

11 1 0

'01

George Washington

Ron Cohen

4 1 0

10 2 0

'02 Frankford Tom Mullineaux 5 0 0 11 1 0
'03 Frankford Tom Mullineaux 5 0 0 11 0 0
'04 George Washington Ron Cohen 6 0 0 12 1 0
'05 Frankford Mike Capriotti 4 1 0   9 5 0
'06 Frankford Mike Capriotti 5 0 0   9 3 0
'07 George Washington Ron Cohen 5 0 0 11 3 0
'08 4A George Washington Ron Cohen 4 0 0 10 2 0
'08 3A Murrell Dobbins Lou Zambino 2 2 0   8 4 0
'08 2A Edward Bok Tom DeFelice 5 0 0 10 1 0
'08 1A Comm. Tech Rob DiMedio 3 0 0   9 2 0
'09 4A George Washington Ron Cohen 3 1 0   8 3 0
'09 3A Simon Gratz Erik Zipay 2 2 0   7 5 0
'09 2A Edward Bok Tom DeFelice 4 0 0 10 1 0
'09 1A Del-Val Charter Barry Thomas 3 0 0   8 3 0
'10 4A Northeast Chris Riley 6 0 0   9 3 0
'10 3A Murrell Dobbins Lou Zambino 7 0 0 11 2 0
'10 2A Edward Bok Tom DeFelice 4 2 0   8 3 0
'11 4A Washington Ron Cohen 5 1 0   8 4 0
'11 3A Murrell Dobbins John Sullivan 5 2 0 10 3 0
'11 2A Edward Bok Frank "Roscoe" Natale 6 0 0   9 1 0
'12 4A Frankford Will Doggett 5 0 0   9 3 0
'12 3A Edward Bok Frank "Roscoe" Natale 7 2 0   9 3 0
'12 2A Imhotep Charter Albie Crosby 6 0 0 14 1 0
'13 4A Frankford Will Doggett 5 0 0   8 4 0
'13 3A M.L. King Ed Dunn 6 2 0 10 3 0
'13 2A Imhotep Charter Albie Crosby 4 0 0 13 3 0

*- represented league in City Title game
Note - no divisional play in 1981 (tournament followed teachers' strike).

MOST TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS
(Beginning in 1909)
No. School
29 Frankford (includes two "large enrollment" championships)
17 Central
16 Northeast (includes one "large enrollment" championship)
12 George Washington (includes three "large enrollment" championships)
  9 Edward Bok (includes one "medium enrollment" and four "small enrollment" championships)
  7 West Phila.
  6 Southern
Note -- Frankford won one shared championship; Central won three shared championships;
  Northeast won one shared championship; West Phila. won two shared championships.

MOST COACHING CHAMPIONSHIPS
No. Name
12 Ron Cohen (Washington; includes three "large enrollment" championships)
10 Al Angelo (Frankford)
  7 Mex Siani (Bok, Southern)
  6 Gus Geiges (Northeast)
  5 Elwood Geiges (Frankford)
  5 Wes Hackman (West)
  5 Odie Surrick (Frankford)
Note -- Siani won two shared championships. Surrick won one shared championship.