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York Volleyball Practice 2017

Penn State York's new women's volleyball coach is all about building confidence

Dana Vandergrift, Penn State York’s head women’s volleyball coach, is a firm believer in building confidence in her players; there’s no room for negativity. Vandergrift, and her 13-member squad, opens the 2017 season at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, at Penn State Schuylkill. York’s home opener is at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, against Penn State Mont Alto.
Dana Vandergrift

Dana Vandergrift

Dana Vandergrift, Penn State York's new women's volleyball coach.

Jeff Barkdoll new athletic director at York campus

Jeff Barkdoll new athletic director at York campus

Jeff Barkdoll has been the head baseball coach at Penn State York since 2013.  He will now be involved with all the athletic programs in his new role as athletic director.  In addition to baseball, Penn State York offers men's and women's basketball, soccer, women's softball, and women's volleyball.  Barkdoll served as the interim athletic director since June 2016 and began his new position Feb. 1.

Jeff Barkdoll 2017

Jeff Barkdoll 2017

Jeff Barkdoll has been named the athletic director at Penn State York, and it is the first time in campus history that this position is a full-time one.  Barkdoll has the opportunity to help continue to develop the athletic program, and gets to do so in the newly-renovated Joe and Rosie Ruhl Student Community Center that opened in October 2016.