Scagnelli was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in 2001 and was hospitalized for a short time after his blood sugar level rose to about 800.
Since 2006 he had served as head and assistant coach for the Sissonville Middle School girls basketball team alongside his son, Tony.
He left Charleston Catholic with the second highest win total ever for a girls high school coach in West Virginia with 413 victories against 178 losses. He had a combined 524 wins in girls and boys basketball.
His squads experienced only two losing seasons.
One of his former players, Ashley Shepler, took over for Scagnelli and led Catholic to its second title in 2007 with Maier a senior.
Last year Calabrese took Capital's girls team to the state tournament in his fifth season as the Cougars' head coach.
Another former player, Lynn Bria, went on to be head coach at Ohio University and is in her sixth season as head coach at Stetson University, where she has led the Hatters to three consecutive postseason appearances.
Besides teaching calculus and trigonometry, Scagnelli held a number of different positions at Charleston Catholic.
He was an assistant coach for the football team and for legendary boys basketball Coach Joe Cielensky. There were also stints as head coach for the baseball, golf and boys basketball teams, in addition to his service as athletic director and vice principal.