70.6 F
Park Forest
Sunday, August 14, 2022
Subscribe to eNews Park Forest

South Suburban College Coach John Pigatti Recipient of 2017 Jack Bennett Man of the Year Award

SSC’s John Pigatti is the recipient of the 2017 Jack Bennett award, which represents winning with integrity. Source: ssc.edu

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL –(ENEWSPF)–April 17, 2017.  South Suburban College’s John Pigatti is the recipient of the 2017 Jack Bennett Man of the Year Award.

Pigatti continues to excel at South Suburban College in Illinois. He led the program to the NJCAA Division II Final Four for the second consecutive season and was named the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association’s Junior College Division II and Region IV-B Coach of the Year for the eighth time in 11 seasons at the school. Pigatti’s squad finished the season with a 23-12 record. They have compiled a 313-55 mark during his tenure.

“All Coach Pigatti does is win and he does it the right way,” said CollegeInsider.com’s Angela Lento. “He should be a Division I head coach right now. The guy can coach.”

Last season, he coached Jovan Mooring, who was named the NJCAA Division II Player of the Year.

The Jack Bennett Award, which represents winning with integrity, is named in honor of former head coach at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

Bennett won five Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference titles, made five NCAA tournament appearances and won two national championships. He’s the program’s all-time winningest coach with a 200-56 record. In 34 seasons as head coach he compiled a record of 480-175.

For more information, contact Coach Pigatti at (708) 596-2000, ext. 2524. SSC is located at 15800 South State Street, South Holland, Illinois.

Source: http://ssc.edu

Recent Articles

Stay Connected

3,827FansLike
1,274FollowersFollow
575SubscribersSubscribe

Local Advertisers

DonnerHollen Construction
Dining on the Green, Downtown Park Forest
Prairie State College
Proud member of LION Publishers

ENEWSPF NEWS ALERTS

Trending

Park Forest
overcast clouds
70.6 ° F
72.9 °
68.6 °
83 %
3.8mph
100 %
Sun
74 °
Mon
78 °
Tue
81 °
Wed
81 °
Thu
83 °

About Google Ads

The Google-supplied ads that appear on this website are not reviewed ahead of time and differ for each visitor. If anything offensive, inappropriate, or otherwise unwholesome appears, please notify us so we can take steps to block that specific advertiser. Email the URL or advertiser name to [email protected].