Cole Peterson is in his second season as an undergraduate assistant for the Penguins.
Peterson works as part of the offensive staff after working with Nic Mckissic Luke and the running backs during the 2018 season. Peterson has transitioned for the 2019 season to assist Joe Ganz and the quarterbacks as well as offensive coordinator Brian Crist. He also assists in recruiting with Associate Head Coach Carl Pelini and in operations with John Murphy and Rollen Smith.
Prior to joining the YSU staff, he volunteered with the UAB, Akron and Pitt football programs.
A 2017 graduate of Pine Richland High School, He is pursuing a communications degree at YSU.