Jane Appiani Heil, Massachusetts – 1989
Since 1976, Jane has been involved with the girls’ athletic programs at Peabody High School. She started as coach of the girls’ freshman basketball team and took over head coaching duties in 1977.
Her basketball teams have won nine consecutive Greater Boston League Championships and have an overall record of 195-37. In 1984, her team captured the North Sectional Division I Title, and in 1985 the Division I State Championship.
She has worked at numerous basketball camps and clinics and has conducted many workshops for local recreation departments. Jane has been designated at “Coach of the Year” by the Salem Evening News, the Boston Globe, and the Massachusetts State Coaches’ Association.