About Valley Forge Football

Since 1961, Parma Heights has been home to the Valley Forge Patriots-a part of the Parma City School District.

 

The Patriots home field-Byers Field-is the second largest stadium in Cuyahoga County, with enough room for 14, 000 fans!

 

The Patriots share Byers with Parma Senior High School, Normandy High School, and St. Ignatius High School.

Head Coach

Mr. DeAngelis grew up in Parma and graduated from Valley Forge in 2001. Prior to teaching, Marcello played football at University of Mount Union in 2006, which included two national championships in 2002 and senior year 2005.  He earned his degree in Early Childhood Education with minor in History and went on to receive a Masters degree in Special Education from Graceland University in 2008.

 

Marcello has taught special education in the parma city school district since 2006 and has been at valley forge since 2012.  He has been coaching Football here since 2006 and took the position of head coach in the fall of 2015.  Coach DeAngelis married my wife Monica in November of 2013 and currently resides in North Royalton.  He coaches because it gives him the opportunity to build lasting relationships with players while teaching them how to be successful both on and off the field.

Additional Information

About Valley Forge Football

Since 1961, Parma Heights has been home to the Valley Forge Patriots-a part of the Parma City School District.

 

The Patriots home field-Byers Field-is the second largest stadium in Cuyahoga County, with enough room for 14, 000 fans!

 

The Patriots share Byers with Parma Senior High School, Normandy High School, and St. Ignatius High School.

Head Coach

Mr. DeAngelis grew up in Parma and graduated from Valley Forge in 2001. Prior to teaching, Marcello played football at University of Mount Union in 2006, which included two national championships in 2002 and senior year 2005.  He earned his degree in Early Childhood Education with minor in History and went on to receive a Masters degree in Special Education from Graceland University in 2008.

 

Marcello has taught special education in the parma city school district since 2006 and has been at valley forge since 2012.  He has been coaching Football here since 2006 and took the position of head coach in the fall of 2015.  Coach DeAngelis married my wife Monica in November of 2013 and currently resides in North Royalton.  He coaches because it gives him the opportunity to build lasting relationships with players while teaching them how to be successful both on and off the field.

Additional Information