Position: Head Coach
Name: Anthony Calo
Bio: This is Coach Calo’s third year as head coach of the program. In his first year the Pioneers made it to the district finals, led by a strong senior class. Before becoming the lead man for the Pioneers, Coach Calo was an assistant on a league championship team at Orange led by former head coach and current Athletic Director, John Betz. Before joining the Orange Community Coach Calo worked 2 seasons as an assistant coach at Westerville South, during his time at Westerville South the Wildcats had a record of 46-3, won 2 league titles, and made it to the regional finals.
Coach Calo studied at The Ohio State University as an undergrad, during his college years he was fortunate to learn under Thad Matta as a student manager for 3 seasons. During those seasons the Buckeyes won 2 Big Ten titles, had an appearance in the Final Four and won the NIT.
Position: Assistant Varsity Coach
Name: John Wheeler
Bio: This is Coach Wheeler’s first season with the Pioneers as a Varsity Assistant. This will be Coach Wheeler’s 14th season coaching at the Varsity Level. Previously he was the Varsity Assistant at Newark Catholic High School for two seasons amassing records of 42-10, winning a conference championship, and two straight District Final Runner-ups. Previous to that Coach Wheeler was the Head Coach at Northridge High School (in Johnstown, OH) for four seasons building up a competitive program during his tenure. He spent his first 7 years coaching as a Varsity Assistant and JV Head Coach at Westerville South with the Girls program.
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