- Pius X Names Kearney As New Football Coach
By Jeff Motz
Lincoln Pius X has named Ryan Kearney as the school's new head football coach. He succeeds Tim Aylward, who stepped down after last fall following 31 seasons.
A 1998 graduate of Pius X, Kearney, who played for Aylward and was on Pius X's 1997 state championship football team, has been a teacher and assistant football coach at Pius since 2004. He served as linebackers and tight ends coach, before being named defensive coordinator in 2006. Ryan Kearney (Courtesy of Pius X)
Kearney is the third head football coach in the 60-year history of the school, joining Aylward and the late Vince Aldrich. In 31 seasons, Aylward finished with 208 wins, 133 losses and four state championships.