Lou Panzanaro

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Lou Panzanaro is an American basketball coach who is the head coach for the Peekskill High School boys basketball team. He has coached current National Basketball Association (NBA) players. Among them are center Hilton Armstrong, and NBA all-star Elton Brand.[1] He is a member of the New York Basketball Hall of Fame.[2]

Milestones[edit]

The Red Devils beat visiting rivals Poughkeepsie 70-61 on January 21, 2009 in a boys basketball matchup, giving Panzanaro his 500th career victory as a head coach.[citation needed] As of December 2014, Panzanaro is first among section 1 coaches in all-time wins. The record was held by John Volpe with 529 wins.[3][4] Peekskill has won five state championships during Panzanaro's tenure as coach, and has won numerous local and sectional titles.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Witt, Kevin (2009-03-13). "Peekskill hoops coach can't feel the love for Cornwall". Times Herald-Record. Retrieved 2010-07-27. 
  2. ^ "Hall of Fame". Basketball Coaches Association of New York, Inc. Retrieved 2010-07-27. 
  3. ^ "Coaches Wins: Boys". Basketball Coaches Association of New York, Inc. Retrieved 2010-07-27. 
  4. ^ a b Carpiniello, Rick (2009-01-08). "Panzanaro nears another milestone on long road". The Journal News. Retrieved 2010-07-27.