Bud Tosti is currently on the board as Vice Chair and Development. He is semi-retired after spending forty-eight years in Catholic education. After spending twenty years at St. Katharine of Siena School, including seventeen as principal, he retired from his full time position in June of 2022. He taught math and English in 8th grade there for three years prior to being named principal.
Bud began his coaching career at St. Dorothy School in Drexel Hill in 1972 coaching both CYO football and basketball. In 1974, he began his teaching career at Our Lady of Peace School in Milmont Park. Pa. where he taught 6th grade for four years Also in 1974, he began his coaching career at Malvern, coaching football and then was Fran Dunphy’s assistant in basketball for four years. He started his teaching career at Malvern when the middle school was first opened in 1978. When Fran Dunphy left for the college ranks, Bud was named head varsity high school basketball coach as well. From 1978 to 2002, he was a math teacher and varsity basketball head coach for twenty-four years. In 1990, he was named Middle School Head while continuing to be the head basketball coach and teaching a math class.
After Malvern, he coached for five years at Episcopal Academy in an assistant coach role. He continues to run basketball camps at St. Katharine of Siena School, and conducts local hoop clinics in the area. For the last eleven years, he has been assistant men’s basketball coach at Rosemont College. This fall, he began a new role by teaching an undergraduate education course at Rosemont College. As an adjunct professor, he is helping aspiring new teachers begin their journey to become educators. He continues to serve on the St. Katharine of Siena Board of Limited Jurisdiction and also serves on a similar board at Visitation School in Norristown and St. Martin de Porres in Philadelphia. He resides in Broomall with his wife, Kit. They have four children: Julie, Bud, Katie, and Joe and recently became grandparents to a grandson, Frankie and have five grand dogs!