SSC’s Coach John Pigatti Named Region IV Coach of the Year For 2015-2016

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL – Coach Pigatti is in his 10th year as head coach of the SSC Bulldogs and has accumulated a tremendous career coaching record of 291-62. He has won 7 Region IV Championships, his teams have been to seven NJCAA Division II National Championships in ten years and have also been ranked #1 in the country. The Bulldogs have also been ranked in the top ten every season since Pigatti has been at South Suburban College.

Coach Pigatti has been named the 2016, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2009, 2008, and 2007 Coach-of-the Year in Region IV, District 4, and by the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association. More importantly, all of the sophomores he recruited have signed a scholarship to play at a 4-year college or university.

Congratulations to Coach Pigatti and the 2015-2016 Bulldogs who finished 34-3 and placed 3rd at the NJCAA National Tournament. It’s been an outstanding, exciting, successful season! For more information, contact Coach Pigatti at (708) 596-2000, ext. 2524. SSC is located at 15800 South State Street, South Holland, IL. For more information about all of SSC’s programs, admissions and registration, please visit or contact the Admissions Office at (708) 210-5718.

Photo of SSC Chairman Frank Zuccarelli with Coach Pigatti (right) and SSC Bulldogs
SSC Chairman Frank Zuccarelli with Coach Pigatti (right) and SSC Bulldogs