2020 HEAD COACHING ASSIGNMENTS
8TH GRADE TACKLE: Ron Marsilio
Coach Marsilio has been a PAL Youth Football Caoch for over 20 years. His committment to our community is only exceeded by his passion of coaching kids. Below are a few of Coach Masilios' accomplishments:
Received a full Football Scholarship to Play Running Back at Bucknell University “NCAA Division I, Championship Subdivision"
Helped found the FCFL, First President of PAL football, Associated with football for over 50 Years, coaching football 30 years, 22 years in the FCFL, Multi-Year Championship Head Coach FCFL, Connecticut Director and Head Coach of the Football University Youth National Championship Three sons went through the PAL Program, All Three played for Staples for Four Years Two became Staples Football Captains, One Became "Staples Athlete of the Year”Two Sons went on to Play College Football
7TH GRADE TACKLE: Paul Mcconnell
Coach Mcconnell is joining the Westport PAL Football progam as the head coach for the 7th grade team. Coach Mcconnell joings the program with many years of coaching experience and and player development.
2012 to 2015 Bristol bulldogs football, New England regional champions, Shoreline champions National contenders 2014, 2014 - 2016 Plainville high school freshman head coach, 2016-2017 New Britain junior canes Head coach, 2018 - 2019 Fairfield youth footballHead coach
2019 Fairfield prep assistant coach. 2015 - 2019 FBU football university head coach 2019- present FBU football university State director.
Notable coached kids:Tyler booker. Robert champ long. Carson and Pearson hill. Jayvon Massey. Victor Rosa. Sean Rodriguez. Connor Robertson. Kevin Nizolek
6TH GRADE TACKLE: Bill Neblock
Coach Bill Neblock is joining Westport PAL Football as head coach for our grade 6 team. Prior to this role, he coached for 7 years in the heart of football country in the Chicago suburb or Oswego, Illinois. During this time, he developed a team of athletes from 1st through 8th grade, and led them to several conference and division championships and two Super Bowl appearances. He served his last three years as head coach, with the prior 4 years as offensive coordinator. He was an early adopter of Heads Up football. He also served one year on the board of directors as Athletic Director and was an organization coordinator to USA football. The group of boys he coached are entering their senior seasons this year, many of who are contributing in significant ways to their high school teams and several already have college football scholarship offers. Coach Neblock recently moved to Westport with his lovely wife Gabriela and two beautiful children. When he is not coaching, he works as CFO at an advertising agency. He believes in the value of football as a teaching and bonding tool, and that developing the athlete should be the primary goal.
5TH GRADE TACKLE: TBA
4TH GRADE TACKLE: TBA
4TH GRADE MODIFIED TRAVEL FLAG: TBD
3RD GRADE MODIFIED TRAVEL FLAG: TBD