Rich Piccinini was hired as Peters Township varsity football coach by an 8-1 vote during Tuesday's meeting of the Peters Township School Board.
Dr. Mark Buzzatto was the only board member to vote against the hire. No reason was given.
Piccinini's name did not appear on the first version of the agenda. Following a 25-minute executive session, Piccinini's name was the only one presented for approval. No teaching position was offered and Piccinini's salary is estimated to be $9,300.
Piccinini served as head coach at North Catholic from 2003-05 and has served as an assistant at Seneca Valley and Upper St. Clair. He compiled a 7-23 record with North Catholic.
The name may sound familiar to some area football fans. Piccinini was expected to be named Trinity's football coach last week, was even told he had the job, before the school board decided to bring back Ed Dalton.
Piccinini replaces Nick Milchovich, who coached Peters Township for four years after coaching at California and Charleroi.