Cole Peterson is in his first season as an undergraduate assistant for the Penguins.
Peterson works as part of the offensive staff and assists running backs coach Nic Mckissic-Luke. He also assists in recruiting with Co defensive coordinator/secondary coach Richard McNutt.
Prior to joining the YSU staff, he volunteered with the UAB, Akron and Pitt football programs. In addition, he was a volunteer varsity basketball coach at Pine Richland High School.
A 2017 graduate of Pine Richland High School, he has yet to declare a major at YSU.