Evan Karchner is in his first season with the Youngstown State football program. He will assist the coaching staff in various game-week duties serving in the role of graduate assistant.
Karchner spent the 2018 campaign at Bowling Green as a defensive graduate assistant with current YSU coach Carl Pelini. While with the Falcons, he specific role was coaching the linebackers.
Additionally, Karchner has served in quality control role at Wake Forest and a coach at MacArthur High School in Houston, Texas, and Eastwood High School in Pemberville, Ohio.
For the Demon Deacons, he assisted with the special teams during the 2017 campaign under coach Dave Clawson.
Karchner was a linebacker at BGSU before moving into an undergraduate assistant position during his career.
He earned his bachelor's degree in Integrated Mathematics from Bowling Green in 2016.
A native of Maumee, Ohio, he was a two-time all-state linebacker for the Panthers.