Donnie Tucker is now the Outreach Coordinator for West Virginia University’s Department of Intercollegiate Athletics after serving six years as an educational academic counselor for the WVU student-athletes, with a major emphasis on football.
Tucker joined the Mountaineer staff in May 2004, as an academic counselor. He has an extensive background as a high school teacher and coach. From 1995-99, he served as a assistant coach at Morgantown High and 2000-02 in the same role at University High, both in Morgantown.
In 2003, he was head coach at Jefferson (W.Va.) High. He also served on the college coaching staffs of Fairmont State, West Virginia Wesleyan, Salem and Potomac State.
A native of Grant Town, W.Va., and a 1983 graduate of West Virginia Wesleyan with a degree in physical education and psychology, Tucker has one daughter, Kayla.