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  DENNIS MISHKO

Residence:  Dickson City, Pennsylvania
Birthday:  March 13
Final Fours Attended: (45) -- 1973-2017

Charter Member of the Hoop Historians since 1999

 
  
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Dennis Mishko has attended 45 consecutive Final Fours.  Dennis most recently served as Head Coach of the Scranton Steamers basketball team in the Premier Basketball League.  Mishko earned his legendary coaching success as Head Basketball Coach at Keystone College, coaching the Giants to two Division II Junior College National Championship games.  Mishko was named the National Junior College Division II "Coach of the Year" in 1986 and 1989.   He coached eleven different teams which won 20 or more games.  Dennis was also head soccer coach at Keystone College for 21 years and produced 27 All-Americans.  For his efforts, he has over 700 lifetime coaching victories.  In 2006 Mishko was named to the Scranton Times-Tribune Top 25 Area Coaches of All-Time, and in 2008 Dennis was named to the Keystone College Hall of Fame. Dennis also coached soccer at Abington Heights High School in Pennsylvania and won nine consecutive league championships, five district tiles and was named "Coach of the Year" five different times.  Mishko compiled a 164-29-6 record in his nine year career at Abington Heights.  Mishko is a Pennsylvania Athletic Association soccer official and has twice called a PIAA soccer state championship game, and an NCAA ECAC soccer championship game and numerous PIAA state and district basketball contests.  Dennis was elected by the general membership to a position on the Hoop Historians Board of Directors.  In 2016, Dennis' three children were selected as members of the Hoop Historians.

Click Here for Dennis Mishko's NCAA Tournament Game Log


 

  
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Hoop Historians Biographies:    Fred Allman - Guy Baldwin - Steve Bennett - Al Benninger - Brian Burmeister - Judi Caldwell - Bill Carsley - Hersh Cherson - Dave DeGrace - Dennis DeGraff - Matt DeGraff - Gary DePerry - Cal Dilworth - Joe Flaherty - David Fray - Don Fromknecht - Michael Gant - John Genova - Carrie Gibbons - Mike Gibbons - Jim Harrick - Billy T Haynes - Bob Hutchings - Pat Irvine - Bill Jauss - Mike Johnson - Jim Jorgensen - Mike Kerry - Dorothy Kim - Surl Kim - Neil King - Joseph Klebon - Les Lombardi - Joseph Lyons - Don MacKay - Joe Makowski - Martin Makowski - Jim Martin - David Mateer - John Mayberry - John McCann - John P McCann - Kevin McCann - Dennis Mishko - Dennis Mishko Jr - Jillian Mishko - Samantha Mishko - Ted Murphy - Steve Newhouse - Ron Newton - Marianne Parrillo - Bren Petar - Ted Reineking - Jimmy Rogers - Mike Rossman - Al Sack - Darren Sack - Rick Schabowski - Larry Seitlin - Joe Spagnolo - Bob Stan - Tom Tallarito - Rose Tate - John Tierney - Dick Triptow - Vern Vegso - Jerry Wainwright - Gordon Welch - Frank Wilson - Bruce Ziemer