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Charlie Wysocki
Charlie Wysocki


To obtain a position that will allow me to utilize my experience to be an advocate and spokesman for the mental health systems and youth sports organizations.


University of Maryland
College Park, Maryland

Professionally related experience

  • Co-Author "Saddle Up, Charlie: Charlie Wysocki's Journey From Gridiron Glory Into Mental Illness"
  • Member/Volunteer National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), Scranton PA

Work History

Volunteer VA Hospital Wilkes Barre Pa 2015

North East PA Miners Football - Scranton, PA
Quality Control Coach
Jan 2007 – Present

  • Support in accomplishment of Charlie Wysocki Football Camp
  • Motivated and Team Player with practice and game day management

Appointed to the ACT Advisory Board at Northeast Counciling

Southern Tier Green Machine - Binghamton, NY
Assistant Coach
Jan 2005 – Jan 2006

  • Oversee player motivation and team morale on and off the field
  • Managed organization on sidelines

Scranton Eagles - Scranton, PA
Assistant Coach
Jan 2004 – Jan 2005

  • Assist in player recruitment and roster management
  • Assist Head Coach with player, practice and game day management
  • Supervised volunteers from youth groups

Good Will Industries - Scranton, PA
Manual Technician
Jun 2001 – Mar 2005

  • Forklift Operator, Bailing, Shipping and Pick Up


  • Meyers Football Youth Community Service Award 2014, In Recognition of Continued Work In the Education of Athletes and Awareness of Mental Health
  • Candlelight Vigil award in WilkesBarre and Scranton Pa
  • Football Community Services award Wilkes Barre Meyers Highschool
  • University of Maryland Athletic Hall of Fame 6/3/14
  • 2013 NAMI Certified "In Our Own Voice" Presenter
  • 2011 NEPA Miners Hall of Fame
  • 2005 Excellence in Feature Writing Contest/National Award “Run Charlie Run” Third Place Certificate of Recognition
  • Participation in the PMHCA Leadership in Recovery Training of the Northeast Region July 8-10, 2005
  • University of Maryland Football Seventeen School and ACC Records, Second Team All-American and Heisman Trophy Candidate


University of Maryland Police Cadets 2014 and 2015

Blended Case Managers Northeast counciling , intensive care management in Nanicote and Hazelton Pa 2/19/14

Athletication for Youth and Adults Football Camp New Jersey 2014

Career Day Matawan Regional High School spoke on journalism to three classes

State Correctional Institutions Retreat Hunlock Creek Pa 3/14/14

State Correctional Institutions Frackville Pa 3/14/14

State Correctional Institutions Camp Hill Pa

Scranton Counseling, NAMI Regional Conference, Lackawanna College, University of Scranton, College Misericordia, Valley View High School, Scranton Masonic Lodge, NAMI PA State Convention, Parents' Anonymous Conference , NEPA Guidance Counselor's Association, NAMI PA Scranton Support Group, NAMI Walk for Mental Illness, Elizabeth (NJ) High School Football Team, Meyers High School Football Team.


Maryland Football Legend Charlie Wysocki