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Boys Track & Field 2018 Coaches

Frank Litz, Head Coach

Coach Frank Litz enters his 18th season coaching track, his 8th as the head coach of the Rebels. Prior to coaching at Roncalli Coach Litz has coached at Harry S Truman High School, Pennridge High School and East Stroudsburg University, all in Pennsylvania. In high school Coach Litz competed for Bishop Egan in the Philadelphia Catholic League, and later ran for East Stroudsburg University where he received both his Bachelors and Masters degrees in Education. Over his 16 seasons, Coach Litz has been a part of coaching 7 Individual State Champions, several all-state athletes and countless state qualifiers as well as the 1999 Pennsylvania State Team Champions. While at Roncalli coaching mainly the boys and girls distance runners Litz’s athletes have broken 5 school records in the distance events and in those 6 seasons doubled the number of Roncalli state qualifiers in the distance events.

Kevin Banich, Assistant Coach

Kevin Banich has the responsibilities of coaching the 200m, 400m, and 800m runners as well as the team's long jumpers. A 2009 graduate of Roncalli, Kevin was a three sport athlete and was named Outstanding Male Athlete in 2009. In addition to coaching track, Kevin teaches US History and Physical Education at Roncalli and is the head Freshman Football coach.

Dan Lauck, Assistant Coach

Lauck is a 2010 Roncalli graduate. He will be coaching pole vault and high jumpers. Lauck graduated from IUPUI in 2014, earning a bachelor’s degree in marketing through the Kelley School of Business. He then earned a master’s in education through Marian University in 2015. He teaches economics, marketing and college & career prep at Roncalli. His wife, Katie, is a senior audit associate at KPMG in Indianapolis.

Jeff Buckley , Assistant Coach

Coach Buckley is in his second year on the track and field coaching staff. Coach Buckley is also the boys' cross country head coach. He and his wife, Linda, are the parents of three Roncalli graduates, and also have two grandchildren.

Julie Albertson, Assistant Coach

Coach Julie Albertson begins her first year coaching with the Rebel Track and Field team. Coach Albertson will work with our throwers and brings a vast depth of experience with her. Coach Albertson was 1986 Missouri State Champion in the discus. She then continued her throwing career at the University of Missouri- Columbia, earning All-Conference honors in 1988. Albertson has coached both junior high and high school track and field at Eminence High School and Fountain Central High School. In addition to working with Roncalli throwers, Coach Albertson serves as the Director of Youth Ministry at St. Mark Parish and also teaches journalism at Roncalli. She is the moderator of the school’s national award winning yearbook. Coach Albertson is married to St. Mark principal Rusty, children - Dexter (RHS 2009), Damon (RHS 2012) Grace (grade RHS 2017), Sophie (grade 8).

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