Friends' Central basketball coach Jason Polykoff will be leaving Friends' Central to take an assistant coaching job at University of Pennsylvania, Philly.com reported on Tuesday.
Polykoff is also a middle school math teacher at Friends' Central.
"In the last couple of years, I've been thinking about making coaching a full-time gig," Polykoff told Philly.com. "While it's tough to leave Friends' Central, which has been like a second home for me my whole life, this is something I'm really excited about."
The Friends' Central alumnus led his team to a 22-5 record last season. .
During Polykoff's tenure as head coach for Friends' Central, the team achieved a 113-28 record and four straight Pennsylvania Independent Schools Tournament titles, 2009 to 2012.