Jim Render is in his 40th year at Upper St. Clair. Under Coach Render, the Panthers have won 23 Section Titles. His teams have played in the WPIAL title game 11 times, winning 5. His teams have also won 2 state football titles. This year Coach Render achieved a milestone by becoming one of only 29 coaches in high school football history to have achieved the 400-career win plateau. Coach Render is the winningest coach in WPIAL history.