Anne P. Dapolito
Class of 1974
Anne P. Dapolito graduated from Lyons High School in 1974. Throughout her life, she has been a strong athlete and a successful coach. During her high school years, Anne received the MVP award for girls’ varsity track, soccer, and basketball. She also was the first recipient of the Female Athlete of the Year Award in 1974 and was a member of the first girls’ interscholastic soccer and basketball teams. Additionally, Anne was a scholar athlete, and was in Honor Society.
After college she began her teaching and coaching career at Lyons Jr.-Sr. High School as a teaching assistant from 1979 to 1984. During those years at Lyons she was the girls’ varsity basketball coach and Junior High track coach. Since leaving Lyons Central School District, she has taught physical education at North Rose Wolcott Central School District.
Anne coached Sr. high girls’ soccer from 1985 to 1987, was the JV girls’ tennis coach in 1988, the varsity girls’ tennis coach in 1989, and the varsity boys’ golf coach from 1985 to 2007. In golf, she boasts a career record of 228-70-1. She became the Wayne County Golf League Chairperson in 1999 and remained so until 2004. Anne helped to write both the USGA Award Grant of $60,000 for North Rose Wolcott High School Campus Golf Practice Facility in 1999 and the Carol White Physical Education Grant Award for $225,000 for North Rose Wolcott Physical Education Program in 2000. Anne is the daughter of Joseph and Gloria Dapolito, and the sister of Mark Dapolito. She resides in Lyons today.