2011 Coaches and Managers





Galen Snyder – Head Coach

Coach Snyder is in his tenth year as head coach at Pennsbury High School. Previously, he spent 
four years at Harry S. Truman High School. Prior to coaching at Truman, Coach Snyder worked 
as an assistant coach with the Falcons during the 1992, 1995 and 1997 seasons. He was a member 
and Captain of the undefeated 1985 Pennsbury Football team. Coach Snyder graduated from 
Columbia University where he served as team captain for the 1990 football season. Coach Snyder 
teaches Social Studies at Pennsbury High School and lives in Levittown with his wife and three children.


 Jack Arndt - Varsity Split Ends Coach

A Pennsbury graduate and football player from 1963-1965, and a graduate of Millersville University, Coach Arndt has over 37 years of football experience. The coach retired from teaching after a career of 36 years in the Bristol Township School District. He resides in Lower Makefield with his wife, Donna.




  Jeff Arndt - Varsity Running Backs Coach, Video

Coach Arndt is in his eleventh year of coaching. A 1996 Pennsbury graduate, and quarterback from 
1993-1995, Coach Arndt graduated from Wesley College in 2001. He majored in Health and Physical 
Education, and was quarterback of the football team. Coach Arndt teaches Health and Physical 
Education/Driver’s Ed at Pennsbury High School, and resides in Levittown with his wife, Tracey, 
son Jack, and daughter Camryn, the newest member born in June.


Justin Fee - Varsity Defensive Back
Coach Fee is in his tenth year of working with the defensive backs. He is a former Pennsbury High School student and football player. In 1999, Coach Fee graduated from West Chester University where he played defensive back on the football team. Presently, Coach Fee is a Health and Physical Education teacher at PHS West, and in the off-season is the head coach of the PHS volleyball team. He resides in Fairless Hills with his wife Lisa and son Colton. Coach Fee also had a child (son), Urijah, born in April.


Michael LaPalombara - Varsity Offensive Line/Special Teams Coach

A graduate of Pennsbury High School and the College of New Jersey, Coach LaPalombara has a 
Master’s in Education and Administration from Gwynedd Mercy College. Coach LaPalombara has 
21 years of football coaching experience. He is a math teacher at Truman High School and resides in 
Levittown with his wife Dee and children, Matt and Diana.


Mike Elko - Defensive Coordinator, Defensive Backs Coach
A graduate of Pennsbury High School and a former player, Coach Elko will celebrate his 28th year of 
teaching and coaching this fall. He began his career at Pennsbury in 1984, and served as the varsity football 
head coach from 1996 to 2001. Coach Elko was an assistant coach at Central Bucks East for five years. 
Coach Elko is married and has two daughters.

Dave Crocker - Kicking and Long Snapping Coach

Coach Crocker has been coaching specialists since 1982.  Coach Crocker is a 1972 graduate of Pennsbury 
High School where he played soccer.  Coach Crocker extended his soccer career at the University of Rhode
Island where he played for four years.  After college, Coach Crocker played semi pro football as a kicking 
specialist for the Northeast Knights for three years.  In 1982 he began teaching kickers, punters, and long 
snappers.  In 2001 Coach Crocker was appointed to the staff of Council Rock football.  He served on the 
Council Rock North staff until 2009.  Coach Crocker has been a frequent specialist consultant to Princeton 
University and Villanova.  Coach’s www.precisionkickersandpunters.com is one of the country’s premier 
specialist training programs.  Coach is the CEO of Steel ORCA LLC.   Coach is married to Colleen and has 
three daughters, Jessica, Chelsey and Lia.

John Greiner - Head Sophomore Coach, Assistant Line Coach

Coach Greiner is a former Pennsbury High School student and football player. He graduated from 
Millersville University with a degree in Secondary Education in History. Coach Greiner has taught 
9th and 10th grade Social Studies at Pennsbury High School for the past 12 years. Coach Greiner 
has coached four years at the middle school level and four years at the ninth grade level. He resides 
in Langhorne with his wife Blair, who teaches Art Education at William Penn Middle School, and 
son Trent.  John and Blair Greiner welcomed their second son, JP, this past March.

Dan Mc Shane - Varsity Linebacker Coach

Dan Mc Shane graduated from West Catholic High School for Boys and West Chester University. 
He has been coaching high school football since 1982. During this period of time he has been  an 
offensive coordinator, defensive coordinator and head coach. Dan has coached at West Catholic, 
Conestoga HS, and Bensalem HS. At Pennsbury HS, Dan will be coaching the linebackers. 
Mr. Mc Shane teaches Health and Physical Education at Bensalem HS. Dan lives in Marlton, NJ 
with his wife Peggy, and their three children Daniel (6) Catherine and Colin (5).


Dave Sanderson, Jr. - Offensive Coordinator, Quarterbacks Coach

Coach Sanderson is in his first year as an assistant coach At Pennsbury High School. In the previous 16 seasons, he served as the Head Coach for Hatboro-Horsham, William Tennent, and Martin Luther King High Schools.  Coach Sanderson began his coaching career at his alma mater, Frankford High School, Where he served as an assistant coach for six seasons. Coach Sanderson owns a Master’s Degree in Education  and has been teaching for 23 years. Currently, Coach Sanderson teaches Health and Physical Education at Hatboro-Horsham High School and lives in Cinnaminson, Nj with his wife Susan.



Cliff Stout - Director of Football Operations

A graduate of Pennsbury High School, and a former Falcon’s football player, Cliff Stout has been coaching in the district since 1992. He began his coaching career at William Penn Middle School, then moved to Pennsbury High School where he coached at the freshman level. Coach Stout holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Education degree from Temple University, and he earned his Master’s of Administration from Arcadia University.

Team Managers:

Taylor Johnson, Jacqueline Shero, Monica Natale, Jaccquelyn Chomicki, Danielle Obert, Elle Pugmire