Steve DeDent is starting is 1 st season as Head Girls Basketball Coach at Hilliard Bradley High School. Coach DeDent
has been varsity assistant at Bradley for the last six years. During that time the Jaguars won three league titles and
played in District Semi Finals five times, played in District Finals Three times and were Regional Runner up in 2015.
Prior to becoming a Varsity Assistant at Bradley, Coach DeDent was Head Boys Coach at Jonathan Alder High
School. Coach DeDent was Varsity Assistant for Coach Lindsey at Hilliard Davidson for five years. From 1991 until
2000 Coach was Boy’s Coach at Hilliard Davidson leading the Wildcats to a league title, four District Title games,
and a Regional Championship and the Final Four in 2000. Before becoming the Head Coach at Davidson, Coach De
Dent spent four years as Varsity Assistant at Hilliard Davidson. Finally, he was Varsity Assistant at St. Francis
DeSales High School helping lead the Stallions to two District Championships, one Regional Runner-up, one
Regional Championship and 1987 “AA” State Champions.
Coach Jantonio went to Mentor High School in Northeast Ohio where he was a 3 year
starter in both football and basketball. He went on to The Ohio State University to
walk-on to the football team as a freshmen. Then later was a member of the
Buckeye basketball team for 3 years. Coach Jantonio was a 3-year letterman on the
basketball team and was voted by his teammates the John Havlicek Most
Inspirational Player twice. While at Ohio State he earned an undergraduate degree
in Mechanical Engineering and stayed at Ohio State to get a Master’s in Mathematics
After school Coach Jantonio started teaching Math at Dublin Scioto High School(14
years), where he also coached JV and Varsity boys basketball(9 years). Currently, he
is teaching Honors Algebra II and Statistics at Dublin Jerome High School(5 years).
Coach Jantonio has been involved in the Bradley Girls Travel basketball program as
a coach for the last 7 years and has spent the last 2 seasons also coaching at
Memorial Middle School. He has 3 daughters; Avery 16, Genevieve 14, and