Eric Kasperowicz led the 2020 Pine-Richland Rams to a perfect 11-0 season & his 2nd Pennsylvania State Championship. The Rams were ranked as the #22 team in the USA according to USA Today & the #1 team in PA. In 2017, the Pine-Richland football team also won a PA state championship and a #10 ranking in the USA.
Kasperowicz was named a finalist for the U.S. Army All-American Bowl Coach of the Year honor as well in 2017.
Coach Kasperowicz spent 11 years as an assistant coach and offensive coordinator under the legendary coach Jack McCurry, each year getting the team to the 9-win mark. Eric went on to serve as the offensive coordinator for the Pine-Richland Rams and just finished his 8th year as their head coach, with a career record of 85-18 (.852).
Considered as the best all-around player in Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association history, Eric had 6,869 career yards and 20 career interceptions as a defensive back at North Hills High School.
Coach Kasperowicz graduated from North Hills High School where he was a four-year starter at Quarterback and Safety. He led the Indians to a WPIAL AAAA Championship and the school’s first PA State Championship, and he was the quarterback in the prestigious Big 33 All-Star game. In 1994, he was selected as a Parade All-American, alongside Peyton Manning.
Upon graduation from North Hills, he attended the University of Pittsburgh on a football scholarship, lettering all four years and was the team’s starting outside linebacker his last two years. When an injury halted his NFL tryouts, Eric returned to his high school alma mater to begin his coaching career.
Coach Kasperowicz lives in Gibsonia (Pine-Richland School District) with his wife, Jennifer, and his three children, Ella, Eric, and Emlyn.