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Administrative Team

Dr. Chad Roland - High School Principal


Dr. Roland came to Kiski Area High School in December 2009. Prior to joining the Kiski Area team he spent 9 years teaching Physics and coaching football and wrestling at Franklin Regional High School. His administrative career began at Burrell High School where he served as an assistant principal for 3 years.

Dr. Roland earned a Masters Degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Pittsburgh and a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in Physics and Education from Duquesne University. He most recently obtained his Doctorate in Special Education at Slippery Rock University. An Oklahoma Borough resident, Dr. Roland is originally from West Mifflin and graduated from West Mifflin High School. 

Dr. Roland resides in Oklahoma Borough with his wife Carla and two children, Taylor and Dominic.


Dr. Roland can be reached at 724-845-8181 or [email protected]


Mr. Matt Smith - Assistant Principal

Mr. Smith began his career at Kiski Area in March of the 2011-2012 school year when he was hired as the Intermediate School Assistant Principal. He joined the Senior High team as an Assistant Principal for the 2014-2015 school year. Matt was previously employed by the Greater Latrobe School District as a mathematics teacher (6 years), an Athletic Director (5 years), and as an Assistant Senior High Principal (2 years). Mr. Smith has a Masters Degree in School Administration from California University of PA, a Bachelors Degree in Mathematics Education from Clarion University of PA, and is a proud 1995 graduate of Kiski Area. Matt's wife, Amy, is also a Kiski Area graduate ('98) and they have two children - Cameron and Madison.


Mr. Smith can be reached at 724-845-8181 or [email protected]



Mr. Anthony Gonnella - Assistant Principal