Brian Wood - Football Coach
Coach Wood ’96 Arrives Home to Lead the Football Program

After graduating from West Catholic in the summer of 1996, Brian Wood headed to Albright College. He enthusiastically continued his football career, but suffered a shoulder injury that cut his season short. The coaching staff saw something special in Brian and asked him to assist the defensive coaching staff in practice. Once Wood caught the […]

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New Cheerleading Coach Tinnina Atherton-Ely

In the spring of 2019, West Catholic welcomed Tinnina Atherton-Ely as the cheerleading team’s head coach. She comes to West with a vast amount of cheerleading experience and has never stopped loving her cheerleading passion. Beginning at age seven, Tinnina became a competitive cheerleader in her teens and went on to coach in college. Tinnina […]

Brian Wood ’96 named Head Football Coach

West Catholic Preparatory High School announces that it has selected Brian Wood as the 19th Head Coach of its football program. Wood, a West Philadelphia native, graduated from St. Francis de Sales and West Catholic Prep (1996). Wood earned All-Catholic honors as a tight end in his senior year and also played defensive end. After […]

Football brings home District Championship

The West Catholic Burrs football team has done it again!  On Saturday November 12th, the West Catholic Prep Varsity Football team took home the combined District XI/XII Championship, defeating Bishop McDevitt 34-33 in double overtime. The team is currently 10-2 this season and finished with 6 wins and 1 loss in Catholic League play. West […]