A for Athlete

Also known as Mike Gavlik.


341 S. Bellefield Ave. Room 436, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

fax: 412 522 3948

Age: 34, in 2011

Residence: Brighton Heights

Family: Wife, Kelley; four children, Katie Mae, 14, Ethan, 7, Andrew, 6, and Jack, 1

Occupation: Pittsburgh Public Schools athletic director


Gavlik was named the 2011 Pennsylvania Region IV Athletic Director of the Year. He will be recognized for his contributions to athletics, student athletes and colleagues at the Pennsylvania State Athletic Directors Association banquet March 24, 2011. "It's a very nice honor. It's a great organization and it's your peers (who nominate), so it's a humbling experience." [1]


Before being named city schools' athletic director eight years ago, Gavlik worked as a health and physical education teacher in Pittsburgh schools. He coached high school baseball teams at South Park and West Mifflin, where he also coached basketball and football. Gavlik was assistant baseball and basketball coach at Penn State Greater Allegheny.