Cardinal Stritch Athletics announced today the hiring of Aaron Manders, a 2009 graduate of Cardinal Stritch, as new head coach for Track & Field. While attending CSCHS he was a member of the football and track teams, as well as National Honors Society. Aaron went on to attend Baldwin-Wallace University where he majored in Accounting. While at BW he was a member of both the football and track teams. Aaron is a 2013 graduate of Baldwin-Wallace. He currently works in the greater Toledo area, and resides in the Toledo area with his wife.
"We are excited for Aaron's leadership, and energy to continue the success of our Track & Field program," said Dick Cromwell, Director of Athletics. "We couldn't be happier to have him take the helm of this program, because of his passion, his ability to coach, and his strong relationship with Cardinal Stritch as an alumnus."
Coach Manders met with the team for the first time as Head Coach on Friday, December 8.
Tony Esposito has been named the new Head Softball coach at Cardinal Stritch Catholic High School. Tony has been coaching a variety of sports at all levels for the past 24 years and is no stranger to the Cardinal Stritch family, where his wife and four children are all alumni. He has been the head coach for the Lady Cardinals JV softball team for 6 years from 2010 – 2015 and has been an assistant coach for the Cardinals JV baseball team for the past 2 seasons. He looks forward to working with the great student-athletes that make up the Stritch Softball program and returning the softball program to the top of the TAAC.
Our Girls Golf Team competed in the OHSAA Sectional Tournament at Fostoria Country Club on Tuesday, September 26th. Olivia Slight played her best round of they year by shooting 44-39=83. Olivia just missed qualifying for Districts as an individual by 3 shots. Larissa Csengeri also played one of her best 18 hole rounds by shooting 59-58=117. These two sophomores have improved throughout the season and the future looks bright for both of these golfers.
Our Boys Golf Team competed in the TAAC Championship on Monday, September 25th at Stone Ridge Golf Club. Mathew Payeff earned 1st Team All-TAAC , Andrew Flowers earned 2nd Team All-TAAC and Chris Pfaff earned Honorable Mention All-TAAC honors by their play not only at the TAAC Championship but also because of their play throughout the TAAC season. On Thursday, September 28th the golf team traveled to Clyde, Ohio for the OHSAA Sectional Tournament which was held at Green Hills Golf Club. The boys played tough but the team did not qualify to move on to District play. We would like to thank our Senior golfers Mathew Payeff, Andrew Flowers, Chris Pfaff and Bryce McGrady for their commitment to the golf program.