Perkiomen Valley Coaching Staff
Head Coach - Rob Heist
This is Coach Heist’s 3rd year as the Varsity Head Football Coach at PV after serving as an assistant for the team since 2007 and coaching the freshmen football team for 3 years prior to that. Coach Heist has served as the Offensive Coordinator/Quarterback Coach, Defensive Back Coach and JV Head Coach since 2007. Coach Heist is a graduate of Perkiomen Valley in 1997 and has his Bachelor of Science in History from Shippensburg University and his Master’s degree in Education from East Stroudsburg University. Coach is married to his wife Jill of 15 years and has three sons, Gresh, Nolan and Sawyer.
Asst. Coach - Matt Young
Coach Young is entering his 24th year as an Assistant Coach and 15th year as the high school team’s Defensive Coordinator. Coach Young is a 1990 graduate of PVHS and graduated from Lycoming College in 1994. He currently teaches 5th grade at Schwenksville Elementary School.
Asst. Coach - Jason Basile
Coach Basile is in his 23rd year as an Assistant Coach. Coach Basile is a graduate of PVHS and graduated from Millersville University. Coach is the Offensive Line Coach for the Vikings. He currently teaches 5th grade at Schwenksville Elementary School.
Asst. Coach - Tim Connolly
Coach Connolly is in his 11th year as an Assistant Coach. Coach is the Lead Strength and Conditioning Coach and coaches the Defensive Line for the Vikings. Coach Connolly is a graduate of PVHS and graduated from Clarion University. He currently teaches 10th grade European History at PVHS.
Asst. Coach - Don Lindberger
Coach Lindberger is in his 3rd year as an Assistant at PVHS. He brings PVHS 14 years of coaching experience at various levels. Coach Lindberger previously was the Defensive Coordinator / Linebacker / Running Back coach at Pope John Paul II. In the spring of 2016, Coach Lindberger was the Defensive Coordinator for the U15 US NAtional Team in the International Bowl held in Dallas Texas. Coach is a USA Football Master Clinician and coaches the Outside Linebackers for the Vikings. Coach Lindberger is a graduate of East Stroudsburg University.
Head JV Coach / Varsity Asst. - Andrew Miller
Coach Miller is in his 9th year as an Assistant Coach at PVHS. Coach Miller is the JV Head Coach and Varsity Receivers coach. Coach Miller is a graduate of PVHS and graduated from Salisbury University.
Volunteer Coach - Kevin Kehs
Coach Kehs is in his 6th year as an Assistant Coach. He coaches Offensive Line for the Vikings and is a graduate of Perkiomen Valley HS. Coach Kehs is a 1979 graduate of Duke University.
Volunteer Coach - Jim Bildstein
Coach Bildstein is in his 25th year as an Assistant Coach. Coach Bildstein coaches the Defensive Backs for the Vikings. He is a 1985 graduate of PVHS and is also a veteran of the United States Army.
Volunteer Coach - Tim Walsh
Coach Walsh is returning for his 3rd year on the varsity staff as an Assistant Coach. He is starting his 22nd year as a football coach at PVHS at various levels. With 15 years as the Freshmen Head Coach and 5 as an Assistant Coach. Coach Walsh is a graduate of Methacton HS and George Washington University. He currently teaches mathematics at PVHS.
Volunteer Coach - Pat Prante
Coach Prante is returning for his 2nd year with the Vikings. He is a huge part of the Vikings Off-season program and helps with the Defensive Line. Coach is a graduate of PVHS.
Volunteer Coach - Chris Finkbiner
Coach Finkbiner is returning for his 2nd year at Perkiomen Valley after serving as Offensive Coordinator at Palmyra High School previously. Coach Fink coaches Running Backs for the Vikings.
Volunteer Coach - Jason Heflin
Coach Heflin is in his 1st year at PV. He is the assistant strength and conditioning coach and will be coaching Inside Linebackers this season for the Vikings. Coach Heflin is a Veteran having served in Iraq in 2005 as a member of the United States Marine Corps.