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Penn State Finalizes Coaches Caravan Tour

Penn State announced yesterday the complete schedule for its 17-stop Coaches Caravan that will begin May 1st. The coach’s tour will begin on Thursday, May 1st in State College and wraps up on May 22nd on the campus of Penn State Erie. The tour will make a total of 17 stops throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Washington, D.C, and New York.

New football head coach James Franklin will be joined by nine other Nittany Lion head coaches during the tour. He is scheduled to participate in all 17 stops with the other head coaches joining him on certain stops throughout the region.

The other head coaches who are confirmed for the Coaches Caravan are: Guy Gadowsky (men’s hockey), Amanda Lehotak (softball), Mark Pavlik (men’s volleyball), Coquese Washington (women’s basketball), Char Morett (field hockey), Russ Rose (women’s volleyball), Cael Sanderson (wrestling), Erica Walsh (women’s soccer), and Bob Warming (men’s soccer). A number of Franklin’s assistant coaches are also scheduled to make appearances throughout the tour.

The complete schedule of the caravan is listed below:

Date: May 1st
Location: State College – Pegula Ice Arena
Coaches: James Franklin, Russ Rose, Bob Warming, Josh Gattis, Charles Huff, Brent Pry, Bob Shoop

Date: May 6th
Lunch: Penn State York – Sold out
Coaches: James Franklin, Coquese Washington, Erica Walsh, Bob Warming

Dinner: Hershey – Sold out
Coaches: James Franklin, Coquese Washington, Erica Walsh, Bob Warming

Date: May 7th
Lunch: Baltimore/Marriott Inner Harbor at Camden Yards
Coaches: James Franklin, Erica Walsh, Bob Warming

Dinner: Washington, D.C./Washington Marriott Wardman Park
Coaches: James Franklin, Erica Walsh, Bob Warming

Date: May 8th
Lunch: Uniontown/Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus
Coaches: James Franklin, Erica Walsh, Bob Warming

Dinner: Pittsburgh/Sheraton Station Square
Coaches: James Franklin, Erica Walsh, Bob Warming

Date: May 13th
Dinner: King of Prussia/Valley Forge Casino Resort
Coaches: James Franklin, Char Morett, Cael Sanderson, Erica Walsh

Date: May 14th
Lunch: Philadelphia-Center City/The Rittenhouse
Coaches: James Franklin, Char Morett, Cael Sanderson, Erica Walsh

Dinner: Scranton/Fiorelli Catering; Peckville
Coaches: James Franklin, Cael Sanderson, Erica Walsh

Date: May 15th
Lunch: Northern New Jersey (Whippany)/Hanover Marriott
Coaches: James Franklin, Cael Sanderson, Erica Walsh

Dinner: New York City/Marriott New York Downtown
Coaches: James Franklin, Cael Sanderson, Erica Walsh, Herb Hand, Ricky Rahne

Date: May 20th
Lunch: Williamsport/Pennsylvania College of Technology College – Sold out
Coaches: James Franklin, Guy Gadowsky, Mark Pavlik

Dinner: Wilkes-Barre/Genetti Hotel & Conference Center
Coaches: James Franklin, Guy Gadowsky, Mark Pavlik

Date: May 21st
Lunch: East Stroudsburg/East Stroudsburg University
Coaches: James Franklin, Guy Gadowsky, Mark Pavlik

Dinner: Lehigh Valley/Sands Bethlehem Event Center
Coaches: James Franklin, Guy Gadowsky, Mark Pavlik

Date: May 22nd
Dinner: Erie/Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
Coaches: James Franklin, Amanda Lehotak, Mark Pavlik, Herb Hand

 

Each caravan stop will feature a message from Coach Franklin and the other participating coaches. It will also feature a Q&A and meet-and-greet opportunities.

 

To register for your local event, visit the Penn State Alumni Association page.  

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