CLARK — Michael Mancino, a mathematics teacher at Arthur L. Johnson High School in Clark and a member school’s football program coaching staff since 1994, was appointed to replace Nick Gregorio as head football coach at a Board of Education meeting on June 2.
Mancino served under head coaches Bob Taylor, Mike Katz, Gus Kalikas and Gregorio. He has held the role of defensive coordinator for the Crusaders since 2003. During his tenure as a member of the football coaching staff, he has been a part of two State Champion teams and appeared in a third State Championship game. Mancino is currently coming off a 2011 Mountain Division Championship during his first year as head softball coach at Arthur L. Johnson High School.
Superintendent of Schools Kenneth Knops welcomed Mancino to his new position, commenting “Mike Mancino is a highly regarded teacher and coach here at Arthur L. Johnson High School. He is well respected by all facets of the school community and has been a valued member of the Crusader Football family for 17 years. He is a teacher, motivator, role model, and guiding light to our students and we wish him the best of success in his new position.”
New Arthur L. Johnson Crusader head football coach is welcomed to his new position by Board of Education Athletic Committee Chairman Carmen Brocato as Supervisor of Physical Education, Health, and Athletics Gus Kalikas and Superintendent Kenneth Knops look on. (Photo courtesy of Clark Public Schools)
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