ERIE, Pa. – Penn State Behrend Athletics has announced that men's basketball assistant coach Chris Klimchock has been elevated to full-time status. Klimchock will be entering his third year on the Behrend bench in 2018-19.
A 2014 graduate of Saint Vincent College, Klimchock was two-year starter, captain and First Team All-PAC selection for the Bearcats. He spent the first two years of his college career at Edinboro, where he was a three-time PSAC Freshman of the Week and two-year letter winner. He graduated from St. Vincent with a bachelor of science in psychology and went on to earn a master of science in organizational and professional communication from Regis College in May 2016.
In addition to his playing experience, Klimchock spent one season as a student assistant coach at St. Vincent and was an assistant coach for two years at Regis. He also worked a variety of basketball camps and was a member of the Hoop Group Elite staff at Albright College.