Catholic Central High School Football

Tom Aldrich ‘78

Catholic Central HS - Head Football Coach

Tom has been coaching football at Catholic Central since 1990 and has been the head coach for twenty-nine of those thirty-one years.

As Football Coach, Catholic Central has appeared in six state championship football games- winning three of those state championships. During the past twenty-nine years, Catholic Central has also won fourteen conference championships. Coach Aldrich has received multiple conference and county coach of the year awards, including being voted State of Wisconsin “Coach of the Year” by the Associated Press in 2009.

Tom and his wife Julie (Ketterhagen) - class of 1977, have five daughters, who are all graduates of Catholic Central High School.
"Being part of CC football means being in a family with guys you can depend on. It taught me that you can’t do anything without teamwork and you can always persevere even when the odds are against you.”
- Brandon Pum, Class of ‘20

Catholic Central Football has a rich tradition with 8 State Championships, 6 State Runner-up finishes, 28 Playoff Appearances and a whopping 23 Conference Championships!

Football History at Catholic Central High School

  • 10-10-19 CC Football on a ROLL!

  • 1985 Midwest Classic All Conference Football Team

  • All-Area Team Mentions in the Burlington Standard Press 1983.

  • 1991 State Champions Midwest Classic Conference Champions Season Record: 10-0

Championship Central

With 9 State Football Championships (and counting), Catholic Central High School’s Topper Pride is stronger than ever. Even though we are a small school, our students are encouraged to participate in multiple activities (and sports) if they desire.