Archbishop Wood is located in Warminster, PA.
Archbishop Wood is making their 1st Trip to the Gonzaga DC Classic. Under the direction of 4th year coach, John Mosco, the Vikings, are looking to improve upon their 9th place finish and overtime quarterfinal loss to Archbishop Carroll in the highly competitive Philadelphia Catholic League.
The Vikings return 4 of 5 Starters in 2016 and 7 players who saw significant minutes in 2016, including 80% of the teams scoring from a year ago. Returning starters include 2 All-League Players in Sr. Collin Gillespie, a 3rd team all-league performer a year ago with offers from Maine, Albany, and FDU, and Jr. Tyree Pickron, a 2nd Team all-league player in 2016, with offers from Stony Brook, Drexel, and Delaware St. Other returning starters include Jr. Seth Pinkney, a 6’11 Center (offers from Temple, St. Joe’s, and UMass among others) and Sr. Guard Keith Otto. Other Key returnees include Sr. Guard Matt Cerruti, Jr’s Andrew Funk (Lafayette Offer) and Karrington Wallace (NJIT Offer), and So. Julius Phillips.
- Head Coach: John Mosco
- Assistant Coaches:
- Ed McCormick
- Chris Roantree
- Joe Dougherty
- Shane Kelley
- John Huggins
- Kylie Gallagher
- Scott Erney
- Jake McCormick
- John Gerdelman
- President: Mr. Gary Zimmaro
- Principal: Mrs. Mary Harkins
- Athletic Director: Mr. Joe Sette
- Mascot: Vikings
- Colors: Black and Gold
Within a Catholic community, Archbishop Wood High School provides a comprehensive, college-preparatory curriculum enhanced by spiritual, service, and extra-curricular experiences that will enable all students to be productive, responsible Christians in a technologically-complex, rapidly changing world.
Archbishop Wood High School is located on a thirty-two acre tract of land in Warminster Township, Bucks County, just north of the intersection of Street and York Roads. The school is named to honor the memory of the Most Reverend James F. Wood, the fifth Bishop of Philadelphia and its first Archbishop. The school opened in September of 1964 as a twin facility to serve the youth of Central and Upper Bucks County along with areas of Eastern Montgomery County as single sex schools. Services were provided by dedicated religious and lay staff. Over the years, the religious serving the school have included Diocesan Priests, Fathers of the Congregation of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (CICM), Vincentian Fathers (CM), Oblates of Saint Francis de Sales (OSFS), Sister Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (IHM), Sisters of Saint Joseph (SSJ), Religious Sisters of Mercy (RSM), and the Religious of the Assumption (RA).
The twin schools earned a well-deserved reputation for Catholic formation and academic excellence, boasting numerous awards and honors over the years. The central lawn separating the two buildings was replaced with a beautiful auditorium uniting the physical plants in 1989, a lasting tribute to Mrs. Sophia Friedman and her Family who are long time Bucks County residents. The schools became one coeducation institution on July 1, 1990 with the official merger of the twin schools.
The President/Principal model of administration was introduced at the school in September 1994. Today, this vibrant educational community continues as strong as ever under the guidance and direction of dedicated administration, faculty and staff, both lay and religious, who strive together to provide the highest level of academic excellence with pride in the school’s Catholic mission of service to our students and their families.