Shanon Manning: Head Coach
Entering his eighth year, Coach Manning has been Bellefonte’s Head Football Coach since May 2013.
Prior to being hired as Bellefonte’s Head Coach, from 2011-2012, Coach Manning served as Bald Eagle Area’s Defensive Coordinator and from 2000-2010 as the Defensive Coordinator at Penns Valley Area High School. Coach Manning got his start as a high school football coach in 1999 with the Red Raiders, coaching the offensive and defensive lines for the 1999 District 6 Class AAA Championship team. Coach Manning most recently lead the Red Raiders to a 2017 District 6 Championship title and a return trip to the 2018 District 6 Championship game where the Red Raiders came up short in a repeat attempt.
Coach Manning is a 1993 graduate of Penns Valley Area High School where he stood out on the Rams offensive and defensive lines. Upon graduation, he attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) where he studied Criminology and Sociology. He is a two-year letter winner (1995-1996) for the Crimson Hawk football team, playing for College Football Hall of Fame coach, Frank Cignetti.
In his previous positions, Coach Manning coordinated some of the county’s stingiest defenses but also illustrated his breadth of knowledge as he coached the offensive & defensive lines, tight ends, and linebacker positions. While coaching at Penns Valley, Coach Manning coached former Penn State standout and former NFL linebacker Josh Hull. Coach Manning currently assists in coaching both the offensive and defensive lines with the Red Raiders.Coach Manning currently teaches and provides counseling at Nittany Learning Services. He and his wife, Christina, live in Bellefonte with their three children, Addyson, Ragan and Reese.Terry Bumgardner: Defensive Coordinator; RB / DBShawn Hale: Offensive Coordinator; QB / SSTony Confer: OL / DLTodd West: WR / LBBarry Jones: OL / LBSteve Kutches: RB / LBJr High StaffMatt Masullo: Head CoachRicky Redman: Assistant CoachGarret Kutches: Assistant CoachCody Allison: Assistant CoachAllan Miller: Assistant Coach