Jeff Lomonico - Head Coach / Defensive Coordinator
Coach Lomonico begins his first year as head coach of the Tigers and his 21st as the Defensive Coordinator. He is a 1987 graduate of Pickerington High School where he earned a scholarship to play football at Ohio University. While a Bobcat, Coach Lomonico earned a degree Environmental Geography from OU and a History/Social Studies degree from Ohio Dominican College. Mr. Lomonico teaches AP Human Geography and History of Sports at PHSC.
Jeff and his wife Erika(Toll Gate Elementary Principal) have two sons, Max (PHSC Alum and a member of the OSU Football Team) and Jack (PHSC Alum). Jeff and his family reside in Pickerington.
Ryan Daugherty - Offensive Coordinator
Coach Daugherty will begin his first season as the Offensive Coordinator. This will be his 23rd season coaching for the Tiger. He is a 2000 Alum of Pickerington High School. While at PHS he earned All League, All District and All State Honors in football and wrestling. Mr. Daugherty earned his Bachelors degree in Education from Ohio University. Mr. Daugherty teaches Social Studies at PHSC.
Ryan resides in Pickerington with his wife Kelly. He has two adult step sons; Blake and Vinnie (PHSC Alums).
Dave Bristle - Tight Ends
Coach Bristle brings 23 years of experience coaching football the Tigers. He is a 1997 graduate of Grove City High School where he played Football and Wrestled. Dave earned his Bachelors degree in Education from Ohio Dominican University and his Masters from Miami University. Dave has been with the Pickerington Local School District for 23 years. He teaches Social Studies at Central.
Dave lives in Pickerington with his wife Lisa(Teacher at Heritage Elem.), daughter Katie(14, PHSC) and son Brent(10, Toll Gate MS).
Andy Takos - Running Backs
Coach Takos begins this season with 23 years experience, 20 of those in the Tiger Football program. Prior to coming to Pickerington, he coached and taught three years at Circleville High School. Coach Takos is a 1994 graduate of Pickerington High School, where he lettered in football and baseball. He receiving All League and All District Honors in each sport. In 1998 Coach Takos earned his Bachelor of Arts in History and Secondary Education from Otterbein University where he was a 4 year lettermen in Baseball.
Mr. Takos is a member of the Social Studies Department at PHSC. Andy resides in Pickerington.
Brian Haffele - Inside Linebackers
Coach Haffele brings 27 years of coaching experience and 15 years as a Head Coach to the 2023 Tigers. He is a 1994 graduate of Groveport High School, where he played Football and Baseball. Brian earned his Bachelor’s degree from Ohio Dominican in 1999 and his Master degree from Ashland University in 2002.
This is Coach Haffele’s 5th year with the Pickerington Central Football Program. Brian lives in Pickerington with his wife Jen and two sons, Drew (15, PHSC) and Cole (12 RJHS).
Andrew Vannatta - Safeties
This will be Coach Vannatta’s 8th year coaching Football and 4th year at Pickerington Central. Coach Vannatta graduated from Liberty Union in 2012, where he played football, basketball, baseball and ran track. He graduated from Kentucky Christian University in 2016 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Management. While there he lettered 4 years in football . He went on to earn his Master’s Degree in Education and is an Intervention Specialist at Pickerington High School Central
Andrew and his wife, Emileigh, along with his son Braylon (1) live in Canal Winchester.
Byron Mattox - Wide Receivers
This is Coach Mattox's 3rd year with the Central Staff. Coach Mattox has 30 years of experience coaching High School and College Football. He also has served as a Head Football Coach for 15 seasons. He earned his Bachelor’s degree from Muskingum where he was a lettermen in football, along with, track and field. He earned his Master’s degree at Ashland University.
Byron lives in Pickerington with his wife Marieca(Counselor at PHSC) and their 3 children; Zavion (PHSC Alum), Xavier (PHSC Alum) and Gabrielle (14, PHSC).
Tyler Burch - Offensive Line
This is Coach Burch’s 6th year coaching at Pickerington Central. He is a 2011 Alum of Pickerington Central where he earned All District and All League honors in football. He earned his Bachelors degree in Business Administration and Sport Management from Fairmont State University where he played football.
Tyler works for Amgen Pharmaceuticals and resides in Pickerington with his wife Torrie and two daughter's Bailey(3) and Addyson (New born).
Antonio Pittman - Corners
Antonio will begin his 1st year coaching for the Tigers. He is a 2004 graduate of Akron Buchtel High School where he played football and ran track. Coach Pittman attended The Ohio State University where he played Football for the Buckeyes. In 2007 he was drafted by the New Orleans Saints.
Antonio works for the Columbus Fire Department and lives in Reynoldsburg with Janei and two daughters Jaliyah (PHSC Alum) and Keilyn (17, PHSC)
Harry Myers Jr.
Gary Van Almsick