ALTOONA, Pa. (WTAJ) — Bishop Guilfoyle has averaged 20 wins a season since Chris Drenning took over the program’s reign 11 years ago. Earlier this year, he hit the big milestone of his 200th win in his career.
“I mean, I knew I wanted to get out of the gym without anyone knowing,” Drenning said. “But there are people in my family who wouldn’t let that happen.”
During his tenure, the Marauders participated in the state title game, won five district championships, and won three conference championships. This success was something Drenning never dreamed of.
“When you’re starting a program or trying to do it, it’s about building the program optimally. You can represent the school,” Drenning said. But no, I mean, when I first started, I just knew enough to run the program the right way. I was hoping for
Drenning believes in the success of his assistants and players, but they know one of the main reasons they have won so many games.
“Manager Drenning. One of Drenning’s assistants, Tom Goss, said, ‘I’ve been in basketball for a long time, but no one puts more time, effort, heart and soul into it than he does. I don’t know.”
And all his players love playing for him.
“It’s been great. The best time I’ve had in the last four years has been a great coach and mentor on and off the floor, he puts in a lot of effort and sets a really good example for all the players.” ‘,” senior guard Patrick Hay said. .
Bishop Guilfoyle will start the season with a 12-1 record and will next play at home against Maryland’s Shabach Christian Academy.