Sunday, March 29, 2015

Soccer: Haddonfield hires Quintavalle

By Phil Anastasia

Soccer: Haddonfield hires Quintavalle

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By Phil Anastasia

Lori Quintavalle has been named girls' soccer coach at Haddonfield, athletic director Lefty Banos announced Thursday.

Quintavalle, a 2000 Haddonfield graduate, replaces Glenn Gess, who resigned after last season. Gess was 189-18-7 and led the Bulldogs to three Group 2 state titles in eight seasons.

Quintavalle has been an assistant coach for the last nine years. She also is an assistant coach in girls' basketball and track and is a health and physical education teacher at Haddonfield.

Quintavalle was a standout player for Haddonfield and also played four years of soccer at the University of Maryland-Baltimore County.

"Coach Quintavalle's soccer knowledge, strong work ethic,
excellent organizational skills, and wonderful rapport with colleagues, parents,  and student-athletes will serve her well in becoming a successful head coach," Banos said in a statement.

-- Contact Phil Anastasia at panastasia@phillynews.com. Follow @PhilAnastasia on Twitter.

 

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Born and raised in South Jersey, Phil Anastasia prefers standing on the sidelines at high school football games on Friday nights to sitting in the press box at Eagles games on Sunday afternoons. He’s a graduate of Rowan University with a degree in English. Reach Phil at panastasia@phillynews.com.

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