Port Clinton High School has announced that Jim Tressel will speak to Port Clinton High School students on Friday, March 15 on leadership and the importance of embracing challenges and working to get better every day.
Tressel coached the Ohio State Buckeyes to a national championship, and became the ninth president of Youngstown State University in 2014. Since then, the university has made remarkable strides. Enrollment and student retention continue to rise, freshmen classes are more academically-accomplished, graduation numbers are at an all-time high, grants, scholarship endowments and donations are soaring, campus housing has increased and streets on and around campus have undergone significant upgrades.
A native of Northeast Ohio, Tressel earned a bachelor’s degree in Education from Baldwin-Wallace College and a master’s degree in Education from the University of Akron. He was head football coach at YSU for 15 years, winning four national championships. He also was head football coach at The Ohio State University for ten years, winning seven Big Ten titles, earning 10 bowl appearances and winning the 2002 National Championship.
After leaving Ohio State, Tressel served as executive vice president for Student Success at the University of Akron, and then returned to YSU in 2014 as president. For more information visit www.pccsd.net or facebook.com/portclintonschools.
Youngstown State University President and former Ohio State University Football Coach Jim Tressel will speak to students and staff at Port Clinton High School on Friday, March 15.