Tuesday, August 25, 2015

William Jesko

William Joseph Jesko




Born:
December 24, 1915
Pittsburgh, PA

Died:
October 21, 1961
Whitehall, PA

Career
1930-31 South High School - Pennsylvania (High School)
1931-32 South High School - Pennsylvania (High School)
1932-33 South High School - Pennsylvania (High School)
1933-34 Pittsburgh University (College)
1934-35 Pittsburgh University (College)
1935-36 Pittsburgh University (College)
1936-37 Pittsburgh University (College) 
1937-38 Pittsburgh Pirates (NBL)
1937-38 Fayette City High School - Pennsylvania (High School) - Head Coach
1938-39 Pittsburgh Pirates (NBL)
1938-39 Fayette City High School - Pennsylvania (High School) - Head Coach
1939-40 Pittsburgh Pirates (Independent)
1939-40 Marion High School - Pennsylvania (High School) - Coach
1940-41 Clarksburg Oilers (Independent)
1940-41 Marion High School - Pennsylvania (High School) - Coach
1941-42 Marion High School - Pennsylvania (High School) - Coach
1945-46 Marion High School - Pennsylvania (High School) - Coach 
1946-47 Baldwin High School - Pittsburgh (High School) - Head Coach
1947-48 Baldwin High School - Pittsburgh (High School) - Head Coach
1948-49 Baldwin High School - Pittsburgh (High School) - Head Coach
1949-50 Baldwin High School - Pittsburgh (High School) - Head Coach
1950-51 Baldwin High School - Pittsburgh (High School) - Head Coach
1951-52 Baldwin High School - Pittsburgh (High School) - Head Coach
1952-53 Baldwin High School - Pittsburgh (High School) - Head Coach
1953-54 Baldwin High School - Pittsburgh (High School) - Head Coach
1954-55 Baldwin High School - Pittsburgh (High School) - Head Coach
1955-56 Baldwin High School - Pittsburgh (High School) - Head Coach
1956-57 Baldwin High School - Pittsburgh (High School) - Head Coach
1957-58 Baldwin High School - Pittsburgh (High School) - Head Coach
1958-59 Baldwin High School - Pittsburgh (High School) - Head Coach
1959-60 Baldwin High School - Pittsburgh (High School) - Head Coach
1960-61 Baldwin High School - Pittsburgh (High School) - Head Coach 




Jesko went to South High School Pittsburgh before heading to Pitt ('37), where he was the team captain in his senior year. After playing in the NBL, he coached two years in Fayette City, and then coached four years at Marion High School in Fairhope, Pennsylvania, as well as teaching Spanish and phys-ed. He served in World War 2 before returning to coaching. In 1946, Jesko was named the basketball coach at Baldwin High School. He died suddenly in his home in 1961 at the age of 45.

He was married to Frances Bevan and had two daughters, Joyce and Darlene.

Stats:
http://www.basketball-reference.com/nbl/players/j/jeskowi01n.html
http://www.justsportsstats.com/basketballstatsindex.php?player_id=jeskobi01

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