Coach John Fortugna has been a football coach for 31 years and head coach for 19 years at Uniontown Area High School. During coach Fortugna’s career his 2001 team went undefeated with a record of 10 and 0, winning the Keystone conference. This team was ranked #1 in the WPIAL and #5 in the state. During John’s career he has had 10 teams that made it to the WPIAL playoffs. In 2009 his team went to the 2nd round of the WPIAL playoffs, this was the first time in 40 years that a Uniontown team has gone that far. Coach Fortugna has been very fortunate to coach 12 division 1 athletes and numerous division 2 & 3 athletes and one that went to the NFL. Coach Fortugna has placed more students athletes in college than any coach in the history of the school.
Congratulations Coach ‘Tugn on this achievement and for your focus on academics in athletics.