Harry Dan Ross, graduate, California
State College, played basketball, baseball and golf at Chartiers-Houston
After college, he returned home to coach Chartiers-Houston's junior high
boys basketball for five years and junior high girls basketball for 15
years. After coaching at Mon Valley Catholic for two years, he returned
to C-H to become the schools head coach for girl's basketball and
His basketball teams qualified for the WPIAL Playoffs 17 of his 19 years
of coaching, reaching the WPIAL semifinals in 2001 and advancing to the
PIAA playoffs four times. Dan's overall record is 283-165, a .636
Dan's softball teams won 12 section championships, three WPIAL
championships, three PIAA Western Championships and were three time PIAA
runners-up. Chartiers-Houston has the distinction of being the only
Washington County team to win a WPIAL softball championship.
He was named the 1987, 1988 and 2000 WPIAL Coach-of-the-Year, South Hill
Coach-of-the-Year and the Washington County Coach of the Year for 2000.
His overall record is 384-84, for an outstanding winning percentage of
Dan and his wife, Jennifer, reside in Houston, Pa.