The Brick Township Public Schools Family mourns the loss of legendary Coach and Educator, Coach Warren Wolf.Please keep his wife Peggy and the entire Wolf family in your thoughts and prayers.
Throughout his years in Brick Coach Wolf impacted the lives of countless students, athletes, educators, and community members through his dedication, hard work, perseverance and public service. Coach Wolf’s impact on the lives of all he touched along his journey and his dedication to his community and love for Brick will undoubtedly be his legacy; one which will resonate with many generations to come.
Coach Wolf joined the Brick Township Public School family in 1958.Coach Wolf was Brick Township High School’s first and only head football coach for 51 seasons, from 1958-2008. His Brick teams went 361-122-1, with six on the field NJSIAA sectional championships; including a 21-20 win over Camden in the 1974 NJSIAA South Group IV championship – the first playoff game ever played in New Jersey. Brick also won 25 Shore Conference divisional championships under Coach Wolf. Coach Wolf became the winningest football coach in the state after Brick beat Southern 30-7 on Nov. 13, 1992.
Coach Wolf was also Brick’s first Ice Hockey Coach, with Coach Auriemma as his Assistant Coach.Coach Auriemma eventually took over the program and became the state’s all-time winningest coach in Ice Hockey.
Warren Wolf was a well-respected educator and administrator.He served as an Assistant Principal at Brick Township High School, Assistant Superintendent, Deputy Superintendent for Brick Township Public School District, and as a member of the Board of Education for the Brick Township Public Schools.
Wolf served as the Mayor of Brick Township from 1971-75. He was a member of the Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders from 1975-81, a member of the New Jersey General Assembly from 1981-83, and a Brick Township Council member from 1982-93. He was elected to the New Jersey Sports Writers Association Hall of Fame in 2008.
Coach Wolf’s beginnings are rooted in Hudson County.Born in 1927 in Jersey City, Warren Wolf was raised in West New York, NJ and attended Memorial High School; where he excelled academically and athletically.It was at Memorial High School in West New York that Coach Wolf met his wife of 69 years, Peggy.After graduation, Wolf went to Seaton Hall University and also served in the Navy. In 1948 Coach Wolf began his coaching career at Memorial High School with his high school football coach and mentor, legendary Coach Coviello. Coach Wolf was an Assistant Coach at Memorial High School in West New York, NJ until 1957.