Pat Pacha is now the Fairfield High School girls basketball head coach after the Fairfield Community School Board approved the hiring last night. He replaces Jeff Miller who stepped down after one season for personal reasons last Thursday. The board also approved Josh Allison and Sarah Godwin as assistant high school girls basketball coaches, Cole Boatright to assist in for boys high school program plus Brady Schmidt as a high school wrestling assistant coach.
Boatright joins head coach Mick Flattery, assistant Joe Kruzich and volunteer coach Woody Orne. Steve Miller continues as the high school wrestling head coach.
Last season, Pacha served the Fairfield district and girls basketball program as one of the high school assistant coaches, From 1990 to 2004 he served the district as an boys high school assistant basketball coach. Coach Pacha is also a well-known basketball and softball official. In 2018, he was inducted into the Iowa Girls Coaches Association’s Hall of Fame as an official. Pat is a 1984 FHS graduate who participated in football, basketball, track, and baseball. Along with wife Tina they have 2 children. Oldest daughter, Katelyn, is a freshman at Kirkwood Community College and youngest daughter Kelsey is a junior at FHS.