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HCC Mourns Passing of Legendary Coach Al Wolejko

DATE: Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Former Women’s Basketball Coach Passes Away

Former HCC women's basketball coach Al Wolejko

Beloved former HCC women's basketball coach Alan Wolejko passed away on November 18th, 2022 at the age of 72. The HCC athletic community mourns the loss of the legendary coach and friend who touched the lives of so many.

Wolejko coached the Lady Cougars basketball team for ten years from 2001 to 2011, guiding his teams to four MCCAC state championships and two NJCAA New England championships. His teams made two appearances at the NJCAA National Championship Tournament, finishing as high as 7th in the county.

The HCC Athletic Department sends our deepest condolences to the Wolejko family.

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Photos: (Main) Al Wolejko. (Thumbnail) HCC Cougars.

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