Welcome Coach Ziegler and Coach Pogachar!
At the April 11th Board of Education meeting, two new coaches were approved to join the Falcon team. Please help us welcome Coach Kevin Ziegler for Girls Varsity Soccer and Coach Marc Pogachar for Varsity Volleyball for the 2016-2017 school year.
Kevin Ziegler was approved as the new Girls Varsity Soccer Head Coach at the March 14th board meeting. Kevin brings 15 years of head coaching experience to Firelands. Kevin has been awarded Patriot Athletic Conference Coach of the Year in 2009 & 2011. He has also received the Lorain County Soccer Coaches Association DIII Coach of the Year honor in 2010 & 2011. Most impressively, Coach Ziegler was recognized as Coach of the Year for the entire Greater Cleveland DIII District in 2011. Coach Ziegler has coached multiple girls who have continued their soccer careers into college including former coach Morgan Ziegler and her sister Jacoby Ziegler who was recently awarded NCCAA National Player of the Year at Cedarville University.
Marc Pogachar was approved as the new Varsity Volleyball Head Coach at the March 14th board meeting. Marc brings over 15 years of volleyball coaching experience at the high school, junior olympic, and junior college levels. Marc has been the head volleyball coach for the Commodores at Lorain Community College. He has also recently served as head coach at Open Door Christian School in Elyria. Marc is active in the junior olympic volleyball scene. Marc serves as an assistant director for Advance Volleyball Club. He also is a head coach for two of Advance Volleyball Clubs teams during the junior olympic season.