The first few
seasons of Coach Terry Borkovic's career were average at
best. But Coach Borkovic had a vision to see the Hopewell
Lady Vikings Volleyball Program be elite in Pennsylvania.
As a lifelong resident of Beaver County,
Terry Borkovic represents the pride that makes the county
great. During his 26 seasons coaching the Hopewell Girls'
Volleyball team, Terry coached the first Beaver County team
to a WPIAL Championship in 2002, and in 2004 his team became
the first and so far only Beaver County girls' volleyball
team to win a PIAA state championship.
Under Terry's leadership, Hopewell Girls'
Volleyball has become synonymous with winning. His lifetime
section record of 297-97 includes 12 section championships
and 10 undefeated seasons. From 2001 to 2009, Terry's Lady
Vikings compiled a 97 section match winning streak.
Terry's teams qualified for the playoffs
16 consecutive years and amassed six WPIAL championships,
including a run of four straight from 2002 to 2006. His
teams won the Midwestern Athletic Conference tournament
eight times. In addition to dominating Western Pennsylvania,
Terry led his team to a State Championship in 2004, and his
teams also earned two third-place and three fifth-place
finishes at the state level. In all, Terry's girls'
volleyball program compiled 32 tournament championships. If
tournament wins are added to his record, Terry has won well
over 300 matches. Overall, Terry has coached 16 all-state
Terry's illustrious coaching career boasts
other noteworthy achievements. Terry has coached boys'
volleyball for 23 seasons, and during that time his teams
have appeared in the playoffs seven times. Early in his
career at Hopewell, Terry was also an assistant boys' and
girls' swimming coach, where the teams won a combined six
In 2013, Terry received the Rich Schall
Lifetime Achievement Award from the Pennsylvania Volleyball
Coaches Association, presented in recognition and
appreciation for being a major contributor to Pennsylvania
Outside of coaching, Terry is a physical
education teacher at Hopewell Area School District. During
his tenure, he has served on the student assistance team and
as the physical education department chair. Terry is the
husband of Michele and father of Tara-Leigh. He currently
lives in Economy Borough, where he enjoys kayaking, reading,
attending sporting events, and working on his personal