PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A local football coach is going to the Super Bowl thanks to a player on the Pittsburgh Steelers.
On Tuesday, the Steelers shared a video of Joe Haden surprising high school football coach Ed Dawson with two tickets to the big game in Miami.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Prepares To Welcome More Visitors As Restrictions Lift
Dawson is the coach at Cornell High School in Coraopolis.
The coach was recognized for “his dedication & success,” the Steelers tweeted.
Four years after restarting the football program, Head Coach Ed Dawson led Cornell High School to its first section title in 36 years & to the WPIAL semifinals.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Pennsylvania: State Health Department Reports 2,179 New Cases, 52 Additional Deaths
— Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) December 17, 2019
The team won its first section title in 36 years and made it to the WPIAL semifinals.MORE NEWS: Allegheny County Health Department Shuts Down Hazelwood Business
“I wanted to come up here and tell coach Dawson all of his hard work, all of his dedication he does to the school and to the football program, we wanted to reward him with two Super Bowl tickets,” Haden said on the video.