TRUMBULL—St Joseph High School, striving to be southern Connecticut’s premier college preparatory school, is proud to announce that Kevin Wielk ’95 has been hired to serve as the new varsity head coach for boys basketball.
Kevin is a graduate of St Joseph High School (Class of 1995) and former St Joe’s High School basketball player who went on to play an additional four years at Nichols College in Dudley, MA (serving as Captain during his senior year). He graduated with a BS in Sports Management.
“We are very excited to have Kevin Wielk join our coaching staff,” remarked Kevin Butler, Assistant Principal for Athletics at St Joseph High School. “Kevin brings a wealth of experience from all levels of basketball, having coached youth AAU, high school, and for the past ten years at the collegiate level. He has been successful at all levels and will bring a competitive level to practices and games each day. Kevin is coming home as an SJ alumni and we look forward to him leading our boys basketball program.”
Kevin began his coaching career at Westbrook High School where he worked as the Head JV and Assistant Varsity basketball coach for three seasons. He then moved to Notre Dame of Fairfield High School where he held the same positions for three seasons. With six seasons of coaching, Kevin was given the opportunity to become the Head Assistant Coach at Albertus Magnus College in New Haven, CT. In 2010, the Albertus Falcons moved from the bottom of the division to conference champions. They went to the Division III NCAA tournament for the first time in the school’s history. Kevin has been at Albertus Magnus for 10 seasons. Accomplishments include: six Great Northeast Conference championships and six NCAA tournament appearances including second round appearances in 2010, 2012, and 2015. In 2014 the Falcons made it to the Sweet Sixteen and ranked 5th in their division during that season and received number 1 votes. The overall record for the Falcons for the past 10 seasons is 170-27 and the conference playoff record is 22-2. Kevin has also been heavily involved in the AAU circuit for the last 9 years, coaching teams from the greater Fairfield county area with Premier Hoops Development as well as coaching various teams for the Fairfield County Basketball League travel program.
About St Joseph High School
St Joseph High School (SJHS) strives to be the premier college preparatory school in Southern Connecticut. The school provides a learning environment that embraces the Gospel values of the Roman Catholic faith and promotes a commitment to family and community. SJHS prepares young women and men to realize their potential, helps them to excel in higher education, and provides a foundation to guide them throughout their lives. St Joseph High School is a member of NCEA, NAIS, NEAS&C. www.sjcadets.org