Forty-eighth annual Baron Club Awards Dinner, Saturday, May 16, 2015, Finnegan Fieldhouse

"Success—On and Off the Court"


Since being named head coach in 2003, Jamie Dixon has established a “tradition of excellence” and "culture of success" for Pitt basketball. Dixon has led the Panthers into the nation's top five programs in winning percentage over the last 13 years.   Hear Coach Dixon talk about success on—and off—the court. 

Your Host for the Evening

John Buccigross joined ESPN as a SportsCenter anchor in 1996. The Steubenville Catholic Central graduate loves to return to his hometown to talk sports and mingle with friends old and new. This will be his third time hosting the Baron Club Awards Dinner. 

Father Terence Henry, TOR, Baron Club Award Honorees

Clyde DiAngelo
Life-long Educator and Coach 

Dave Walkosky
NCAA Football Coach, Educator

Gerald "Yonk" DiLoreto
Life-long Educator and Public Servant


Two registration options:

Individual Tickets or Sponsorship Opportunities

or call: (740) 284-5210



  • Doors open at 6:00 p.m.
  • Hors d'oeuvres and cash bar before dinner
  • Reservations are required
  • Dinner cost is $65 per person


Past speakers

  • John Calipari
  • Lou Holtz
  • Rocky Bleier
  • Jim Tressel
  • John Buccigross


Proceeds from the Baron Club Awards Dinner will be designated for the support of NCAA Division III Baron Athletics at Franciscan University

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