Allderdice Head Coach Buddy Valinsky has been named the winner of the 2016 PBC Dick Cetrone Coach of the Year award.

The Allderdice 2015-16 season speaks for itself. Section Champion, City League Champion as well as PIAA State Runner-up finish against one of the countries toughest schedules. Truly one of the best seasons in recent memory and another outstanding addition to the Allderdice basketball tradition which Buddy not only maintained, but set a bar few will ever reach.

The Cetrone Award is named after legendary Sto-Rox Basketball Coach Dick Cetrone, who was the founding father of the Sto-Rox Basketball dynasty, winning 1 State championship, 5 WPIAL Championships as well as 10 Section Titles. Coach Cetrone’s 1983 State Championship team was Pennsylvania’s last 32-0 undefeated state champion. The feat has since been matched by New Castle (31-0 in 2014) and Aliquippa (30-0 in 2016).

Buddy will be presented with his award at the 2017 Pgh HS Classic at Montour High School on January 29, 2017