Rosemary “Roe” Bianchini

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For 26 years, she was the head coach of field hockey (266-62-43 .716) and softball (375-66 .850) at William Penn High School. Her field hockey team won State Championships in 1988 & 1994
(undefeated both years) and softball State Championships in 1986, 1988 and 1989. She won 10 Blue Hen Conference field hockey titles and 18 softball titles. The Wilmington  News-Journal named her
“Coach of the Year, 1988-89”. She was selected as “Delaware’s Most Outstanding Coach” in 1987.  Roe also has officiated field hockey and basketball. She was instrumental in starting high school
coaches’ associations for softball and field hockey, chairing them for 14 years. Five of her softball players earned “All-American” honors at Wilmington College; ten of her field hockey players
received scholarships to play for Division I colleges.



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