NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley Public Schools Athletic Director Joe Piro, inconjunction with the Nutley Elks, and all of Raider Nation, are asking for your support to help Head Football Coach Steve DiGregorio (Coach D) in his battle against cancer.

Piro reports that Coach D was recently diagnosed with cancer and is fighting the good fight. He's in very good spirts.

Piro is asking friends and family, members of Raders Nation, and the community in general, to help Coach D and his family.

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Over the years, Coach D has supports thousands, both on the football field and in the classroom. A special fundraiser is planned at the Nutley Elks Club on Chestnut St. for Thursday Nov. 14.

Tickets for the event are available from Joe Piro at or by calling 201-956-7412. Tickets are $65 each. There are also options to make additional donations for those who cannot attend the event, or who would like to show their support early.


Piro added "We got your back Digger!"