Jeff Otremba, Lackawanna
Why did you enter the coaching profession?
To get back involved in high school athletics and to impact student-athletes in a positive way that my coaches did for me.
What is your philosophy in coaching?
Simply to teach kids to commit, dedicate and to persevere through the game of football which translates to real life.
What brings you the most satisfaction in coaching?
Seeing not only our players play at the collegiate and professional levels but players we coached against succeed.
What was your greatest win in coaching High School Football?
Probably beating Depew in first round of playoffs in 2010.
What were your most memorable moments in coaching High School Football?
Coaching at the Ralph, winning a few J.V. championships
What is your role as Assistant Coach?
What were the best teams you have coached?
2010 Varsity Steelers, lost 14-12 to Alden at the Ralph
What is your most proud or memorable moments in playing football?
Scoring winning TD vs. State #1 Williamsville South in 9-0 win over Billies. Playing in Lions-Topp North/South game in 1991.
Who was your mentor?
Bill Pukalo, Bill Moore, Dave Ficzere
How many years have you coached football?
10 years- 7 years J.V., 3 years Varsity