Grant Yoder
Grant Yoder
Title: Head Baseball Coach
Phone: (570) 640-1916
Email: gfy1@psu.edu
High School: Pottsville
Previous College: Wilkes Unversity
Major: B.A. Political Science

 

PSU Schuylkill Grant Yoder Bio

Grant Yoder was hired as the first baseball coach at Penn State Schuylkill on December 7, 2012.  A 1996 Wilkes University graduate, Coach Yoder played his high school ball at Pottsville Area High School under Coach James Steidle.  A pitcher at Wilkes University, Yoder was a team captain as a Senior and led the Colonels in starts, complete games and innings his senior year.  Coach Yoder is still listed in the Wilkes record books for combined strikeouts in a game, career appearances, complete games and appearances in a season. In addition to his baseball achievements at Wilkes,Yoder was a member of the Colonels football team earning two letters during his two years on the team, with the four he earned on the baseball diamond.

  

 

Head Coach Grant Yoder 7th Season

Head Baseball Coach
Alma mater: Wilkes University

Resides in Pottsville, PA

Professionally Coach Yoder serves as a Police Officer for the City of Pottsville

 

The Yoder Tale

  • Before coaching PSU SL Yoder volunteered coaching Pottsville High School baseball from 1996-2007 and just this year Yoder was an inductee into Wilkes Athletic Hall of Fame as part of 1994 baseball team
  • Outside of Coaching Yoder enjoys hunting, fishing, cooking, reading
  • Favorite Pro Team: Philadelphia Phillies
  • Favorite Player: The Late Gary Carter & Chase Utley
  • Favorite PSU SL Coaching Moment: winning playoff game in 1st season
  • Coaching Goals for your team: To improve the team from first game to the last
  • Favorite Quote:  “Believe deep down in your heart that you’re destined to do great things.”