Tony Pusateri '69

Tony Pusateri '69

Tony
PUSATERI

Head Coach (1977 - 1985)

Career Notes

  • Led DeSales to the 1985 OHSAA Division-III State Championship, becoming Ohio's first 14-0 team

  • Pusateri and the Stallion won four CCL Championships (1978, 1979, 1982, 1985)

  • Led the Stallions to an undefeated 10-0 record in 1978

  • 1969 graduate of St. Francis DeSales, where he played football, wrestled and participated in track

  • Captain of the 1968 Football team - the first to defeat Bishop Watterson and win an outright CCL Championship

  • Inducted into the Ohio High School Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame in 2014

  • Inducted into the St. Francis DeSales Athletic Hall of Fame in 2015

Pusateri at DeSales

Year / Record (CCL Finish, Postseason)    
(1977)   6-4
(1978)  10-0   (CCL Champions)
(1979)  7-2-1  (CCL Champions)
(1980)  6-3-1  
(1981)   8-2  
(1982)   7-3  (CCL Champions)
(1983)   5-5  
(1984)   6-4     
(1985)  14-0  (CCL Champions, Division-III State Champions)
Totals  69-23-2 (.745)