John Neff To Be Inducted Into PA HS Track & Field Hall of Fame

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The Pennsylvania High School Track and Field Hall of Fame has announced that North Allegheny head coach John Neff will be a part of the hall’s next induction class. The induction ceremony will take place on Saturday, May 27, 2023, during the PIAA Track & Field Championship Meet at Shippensburg.

Among many accolades achieved during his storied coaching career, Neff recently led the North Allegheny girls’ cross country team to a fifth consecutive PIAA title this fall. He also guided the NA boys’ cross country team to a third consecutive state crown in the fall of 2022 and six PIAA titles overall during his tenure as head coach. Under Neff’s tutelage, the NA boys’ track and field team won a PIAA championship in 2018. Neff has helped produce a bevy of WPIAL championships in both sports and has coached numerous individual state champions, including PIAA 60m High Hurdles record holder, Ayden Owens, and PIAA Cross Country champion, Ryan Gil.

Congratulations to Coach Neff on this outstanding and well-deserved honor.