For the fourth year in a row, Ravenscroft's student-led fundraising team for Crucial Catch has been recognized as the top fundraising school in the nation, exceeding their goal of $30,000 by more than $6,000, and once again winning the prestigious Pink Cleat Award.
Head CoachJim Gibbons joined Ravenscroft in 2008 as an Assistant Athletic Director-Technical Services. He is the head coach of the varsity baseball team, a varsity football assistant coach, and a physical education teacher. Before coming to Ravenscroft, Coach Gibbons spent five years teaching physical education and an assistant coach for football, wrestling, and baseball at The Westminster Schools (Atlanta, Ga.). Coach Gibbons coached for 13 years collegiately from 1990 to 2002 at Wingate University, University at Buffalo, Buffalo State College, Cornell University, and Ithaca College. Coach Gibbons played at Ithaca College for Coach Jim Butterfield and was a member of the 1988 Division III National Champions. His physical education responsibilities include teaching Upper School physical education. In 2012, Coach Gibbons completed the process to claim the title of "Certified Athletic Administrator" from the National Interscholastic Athletic Administration Association. He has also completed NFHS National Certification for Accredited and Certified Interscholastic Coaching certifications. He is a member of the American Football Coaching Association, The National Football Foundation, The American Baseball Coaching Association, The High School Baseball Coaches Association, The National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association. Coach Gibbons holds a Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science from Ithaca College (Ithaca, NY) and a Master's Degree in Student Personnel Administration from SUNY College at Buffalo.
Matt Zeblo joined the Ravenscroft baseball program in 2014 and has been the Varsity Assistant Coach since 2015. Prior to joining Ravenscroft, Matt played 4 years of Varsity Baseball for coach Jim Comis at Broughton High School and went on to play 4 years at Belmont University in Nashville, TN. Over his 4 year career at Belmont he compiled a .313 batting average, 17 home runs and 133 RBI and helped the 2011 squad to their first NCAA Regional appearance in school history. Matt also works for Ravenscroft in their Technology Department as an Information Technology Specialist.