Killian hired as head coach for women's basketball

John Cooper, director of athletics, is pleased to announce the hire of Charles Killian as head coach of the women's basketball program at Penn State Schuylkill.

After graduating from Blue Mountain Area High School, Killian enlisted in the military, providing service in the Pennsylvania National Guard and the U.S. Air Force. MSgt. Killian earned E-7 rank in the U.S. Air Force, and is retired after twenty-one years of active duty. He enjoyed playing and coaching basketball while serving in the military, as well as participating in other sports.

Coach Killian has led both the girls and boys basketball programs at Blue Mountain Area High School throughout the past twenty-six years, and was mentored by coaches Ruth Weidman, Bert Werdt, Dustin Werdt, and Kenny Kline.

He and his wife, Susan, have been married twenty-nine years and reside in Auburn, PA. They have two children, Patrick, a graduate of Penn State University who resides in Schuylkill Haven, and Lindsay, a graduate of Liberty University, who currently resides in West Palm Beach, FL.

For more information, please contact John Cooper at [email protected] or 570-385-6131.