Tyshawn White to coach PSU-Altoona for inaugural season

Penn State Altoona has announced Pennsylvania native Tyshawn White as head coach for their reborn wrestling team. The Lions will return to the mat this fall for the first time since the 1980s. White spent last season as an assistant coach at Division II Chadron State in Nebraska and had previously coached for a season at Messiah University. Chadron State won the RMAC championship in 2024 and sent a pair of wrestlers to the NCAA Championships.

White finished up his wrestling career with one season at Shippensburg in 2022 where he finished 2nd in the NCAA Division II Championships at 125 lbs. He also wrestled for Lock Haven, Clarion, and Glenville State. He graduate from Lock Haven with a degree in Criminal Justice and is currently working on a Master’s degree in Sports Management at Chadron State. He will also coach the women’s team at Penn State Altoona.

White Announced as Head Coach of Penn State Altoona Wrestling Program

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