Charleroi Area to host 'Meet the Coach' event
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Anyone interested in knowing more about Charleroi Area High School's new football coach, Donnie Militzer?
Charleroi football fans can get their first insight on the new Cougars coach when the district holds a Meet the Coach Night on Thursday.
The event will be held 7 p.m. in the Alumni Room in the auxiliary gym building next to the stadium.
Charleroi Area Athletic Director Bill Wiltz said Militzer, who was hired May 20, will be on hand to meet and greet fans, talk about Charleroi football and answer any questions.
A Dormont native and resident, the 32-year-old Militzer replaces Ed Jenkins, who resigned last month for health reasons after leading the program for two seasons.
Jenkins led Charleroi to back-to-back 2-7 campaigns in his two seasons.
Militzer was the head coach at Gateway last season and guided the Gators to an 8-3 record. He did not re-apply for the job after it was opened at season's end.
Gateway tied for second place in the WPIAL Class AAAA Foothills Conference. The Gators lost a playoff quarterfinal to eventual WPIAL champion Central Catholic, 27-21.
Militzer also serves as principal at Madonna Catholic Regional School in Monongahela.
Wiltz said some of Militzer's assistant coaches will be in attendance as well.
Jeff Oliver is a sports editor for Trib Total Media. He can be reached at 724-684-2666 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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