Jeff Kuleck enters his second season as the assistant volleyball coach at Pitt-Bradford. He previously served in the same capacity for the Panther softball team for three seasons.
In his first year with the volleyball program, Kuleck helped guide the Panthers to 11 victories. Despite struggling early in the season, the young Panthers showed promise late, winning seven of their final 11 matches. Freshman middle hitter Kirsten Platz was named the AMCC Newcomer of the Year after ranking among the league's best in kills per set, blocks per set and hitting percentage.
Kuleck has coached several travel and club volleyball teams across all levels, and he holds numerous certifications through USA Volleyball, including Increased Mastery and Professional Application of Coaching Theory (IMPACT), American Sport Education Program – Directing Youth Sports Programs (ASEP), Beach Increased Mastery and Professional Application of Coaching Theory (Beach IMPACT), Volleyball Conditioning Accreditation Program (VCAP) and Coaching Accreditation Program certifications No. 1 and 2.
He has served as an adjunct professor at Pitt-Bradford since 2015, teaching Sports Safety Training. Kuleck also works for the Pennsylvania State Auditor's Office and the Ridgway Area Fire Department and Ambulance Corporation. Additionally, he provides play-by-play and color commentary for high school sports on W.D.D.H "The Hound" radio in Ridgway.
He earned a Master's of Education from Gannon University in 2007 and has bachelor's degrees in Health and Education, Elementary Education and History, and Political Science from the University of Pittsburgh.
Kuleck currently resides in Ridgway, Pa.