Tuesday , Jul , 03 , 2007 C.Y. Ellis

YSU extends Slocum’s contract

Youngstown, OH (Sports Network) – Jerry Slocum, one of 12 active NCAA coaches
with at least 600 wins, was signed to a five-year contract at Youngstown State
on Tuesday, keeping him at the school through the 2011-12 season.

Slocum finished his second season by guiding the Penguins to a seven-win
improvement from his first campaign. The 14 wins (14-17) during the 2006-07
season were the fourth most by the program since 1984-85 and were the most
since 2000-01.

Slocum has a career record of 601-363 through 32 seasons as a collegiate
head coach, including 21 with Youngstown State.