August 18th, 2008
MIDDLETOWN, PA - After serving three years as Penn State Harrisburg´s assistant baseball coach, Jim Tetkoskie moved up in the ranks as the Nittany Lion´s new Head Coach for 2008-09 season. Tetkoskie looks to continue expanding the baseball program by developing the current roster of players, as well as, the incoming recruits.
Before coming to Penn State Harrisburg as the assistant coach in 2005, Tetkoskie was an activate baseball coach with Cumberland County American Legion, Cumberland County VFW teams, and is still active with the Central York County Adult League. Tetkoskie showed Penn State Harrisburg he was knowledgeable and enthusiast about molding the blue and white´s young players into great Penn State Harrisburg student-athletes.
Tetkoskie, a resident of York, graduated from Penn State Harrisburg with a degree in Structural Design and Construction Engineering Technology. He feels that "My Coursework within the Engineering Department at Penn State Harrisburg, plus my background in the engineering field, helped me develop organizational and management skills needed to run the baseball program."