LANCASTER, Pa. – Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology announced Tuesday the hiring of Doug Kopp as the new head coach for the college’s football team.
Kopp had worked as the school's defensive backs coach and defensive coordinator for the past seven years. This is Kopp’s first head coaching position.
“This is a great opportunity to continue working with a top quality institution with an outstanding reputation in the classroom and on the field,” stated Kopp. “Thaddeus Stevens Football has long served as one of the most successful athletic programs at the college and I am looking forward to building on that success.”
He replaces Joe Wysock, who retired this fall, after five seasons with the Bulldogs. Wysock compiled a record of 40-11 and three conference championships.
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology is a residential, two-year technical college that provides a free education to financially disadvantaged citizens of Pennsylvania, as well as serving tuition-paying students, according to the school.
In addition to his experience at Thaddeus Stevens, Kopp coached eight years as the defensive backs coach for Elizabethtown High School; eight years as the defensive coordinator for Eastern York High School; and one year as the defensive coordinator for Garden Spot High School, respectively.
Kopp was a county all-star as a defensive back at J.P. McCaskey High School in Lancaster County.
Some information used in this story was provided by Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology.