coachesJames Franklin headlines the 2018 Penn State Coaches Caravan, and there’s still time to register for stops in New York City (May 8), Philadelphia (May 9), and Washington, D.C. (May 10).  

In addition to Franklin, hear firsthand updates from Penn State all-star coaches Patrick Chambers, Charlene Morett-Curtiss, and Russ Rose, and Director of Athletics Sandy Barbour.

Register now for New York City, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C., and learn why and how Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics is one of the premier athletic programs in the country.

As a benefit of membership, registration is open only to members of either the Penn State Alumni Association or Nittany Lion Club, and each member who registers can bring a guest at the member price. To join the Penn State Alumni Association, visit alumni.psu.edu/join. For information on joining the Nittany Lion Club, visit NittanyLionClub.com or call 1-800-NITTANY.

Scheduled to appear at each event:

James Franklin (head coach, football)

  • Big Ten championship (2016)
  • Fiesta Bowl victory (2017)
  • Consecutive 11-win seasons (2016, 2017)

Patrick Chambers (head coach, men’s basketball)

  • NIT championship (2018)
  • Outscored opponents by 10.4 points per game during NIT run (2018)
  • 26 wins, second-best in program history (2017–18)

Charlene Morrett-Curtiss (head coach, field hockey)

  • 500-plus career wins
  • Inductee of USA Field Hockey Hall of Fame
  • Inductee of National Field Hockey Coaches Association Hall of Fame

Russ Rose (head coach, women’s volleyball)

  • Claimed seven national championships
  • Led team to 16 Big Ten titles
  • Has won 1,200-plus matches

Sandy Barbour (Director of Athletics)

  • Recipient of National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics Under Armour AD of the Year Award (2016–17)
  • Forbes recently listed Barbour at No. 13 on its list of The Most Powerful Women in U.S. Sports
  • Penn State teams won seven Big Ten championships in 2016–17

Jointly sponsored by the Penn State Alumni Association and the Nittany Lion Club, this will be the sixth edition of the Penn State Coaches Caravan.

For more information, visit the Alumni Association’s website at alumni.psu.edu, contact us at 800-548-LION (5466), option 4, during business hours, or email alumni-events@psu.edu.

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