Nick Loya - Parma Senior High Class of 1994
Loya was a three-sport standout for the Redmen. A rare four-time letter winner in football, he passed for over 2,000 yards during his career. A two-year letterman in basketball, Loya scored over 600 points and secured over 400 rebounds during his career. In his senior season, he averaged 20 points per game with 12 rebounds for the LEL Champion Redmen. He was selected All-LEL and Conference Most Valuable Player for his outstanding play. Loya was also selected third-team All-District and played in two area Basketball All-Star games. A three-time letterman in baseball, he earned All-Conference honors and was one of the dominant pitchers of his era recording 128 strikeouts in 103 innings. He was selected to play in the East-West Baseball All-Star game.
Loya received a baseball scholarship to Cleveland State University. Loya earned two varsity letters at CSU. A few of the highlights of his Viking career were pitching against The Ohio State University Buckeyes and pitching two games at Jacobs Field, the home of the Cleveland Indians.
Upon graduation, Loya began his teaching and coaching career in the PCSD where he has been an integral part of the PSH football and basketball programs as their middle school coach.