Coach Tony Dzikas has been the head coach at Shenendehowa for 16 seasons. Through the efforts of his talented and hardworking teams, Coach Dzikas has compiled a Suburban Council League record of 223-37 which includes 48 game (2008-2011) & 55 game (2014-2017) league winning streaks. His 2021 team closed out his coaching career having won 31 straight Suburban Council League games dating back to January of 2019!
Coach Dzikas led the Plainsmen to the Section 2 Championship in 2015, 2016, 2018, and 2020! Regional Championship in 2015 & 2016, and the N.Y.S. Championship in 2015!
In his 16 years, Coach Dzikas' teams have been Champions or Co-Champions of their division nine times. Coach Dzikas has been named Coach of the Year three times by his colleagues in the Suburban Council and received the same honor by varies media outlets including Roger Wyland's Channel 13 All-Star Coach of the Year in 2009,2015,2016 and 2020! In 2015 & 2016, he was named Class AA Coach of the Year by the Basketball Coaches Association of New York! The New York State Public High School Athletic Association recognized Coach Dzikas as Coach of the Year in 2015, an award that is given to only one basketball coach in the entire state!
Coach Dzikas was named Northeast Sectional Coach of the Year in 2015. The Northeast section includes the states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont!
"I feel very fortunate to be part of the Shen tradition. I have been blessed to work with hardworking, high character young men who put the team ahead of their own personal accomplishments.”
He is a fifth-grade teacher at Tesago Elementary School and is also the Director of the Koubek Basketball Camps that run during the summer months.
Andy is beginning his first season as the JV Head Coach. He was the Freshman Coach during the 2017-2018 season. Andy lives with his wife, April, and they are both very excited to be a part of Shen basketball.
Coach Guilz is in his 6th year as a math teacher at Shen High School East.