Year Inducted: 2022
Category: Career Coaches
Schools / Organizations: (Elgin) St. Edward High School
Batavia High School
Biography: PJ was involved with teams that won 487 games during his 33-year coaching career. He was a boys’ assistant coach at Batavia High School from 1985-2010, during which Batavia won 354 games, eight conference titles, nine IHSA Regionals, two IHSA Sectionals and made an IHSA Elite Eight appearance. PJ was head coach at (Elgin) St. Edward High School from 2010-18, winning 133 games, two IHSA Regionals, one IHSA Sectional and made an IHSA Elite Eight trip in 2017. His 2015 team set a school record with 26 wins.