•  FOREST HILLS Athletics Office: (814) 487-7613 x3706


    J.M. Gironda
    J.M. Gironda, CAA
    Director of Athletics


    Educational Background

    Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP)
    Administrative/Supervisory Certificate
    K-12 Principal
    Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP)

    Master of Science – Sport Science, Sport Management



    Indiana University/Purdue University at Indianapolis (IUPUI)

    Graduate Studies – Internship in Athletics


    Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP)

    Bachelor of Science - Education


    Career Related Experience


    • Literacy/AYP Coordinator, Windber Area SD
    • Director of Athletics, Windber Area SD
    • Business Education Instructor, Windber Area SD
    • Director of Athletics, Conemaugh Valley SD
    • HPE/Driver Education Instructor, Conemaugh Valley SD

     Activities, Honors & Interests

    • Phi Kappa Phi Honors Fraternity
    • National Scholars Honor Society
    • Certified Athletic Administrator (CAA)
    • Pennsylvania State Athletic Directors Association (PSADA)
    • PSADA Executive Council
    • PSADA Delegate Assembly
    • District VI Committee - Athletic Directors' Representative
    • District VI Athletic Directors Association - Vice President
    • National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA)
    • Southern Alleghenies Football Coaches Association (SAFCA)
    • Division II Football - Indiana University of Pennsylvania
    • Division III Football - Frostburg State University