position Program Assistant - Defense
Joe Lyberger enters his second season in 2022 as a member of the Buckeyes’ coaching staff. He is a program assistant on the defensive side of the ball, working with linebackers.
Lyberger came to Ohio State after serving for two seasons as a defensive assistant at Bucknell. Prior to that, he was a graduate assistant at Ohio Dominican University. While at ODU, he helped the Panthers post a 9-2 record. He worked closely with the linebackers while also assisting with film breakdown, operations and recruiting.
Lyberger coached at the high school level, serving as an assistant football coach and assistant wrestling coach at Olentangy High School. He also spent time in private business following his graduation from Slippery Rock University, where he played on the football team.
Lyberger graduated from Slippery Rock in 2016 with a degree in business administration with a focus on marketing. He is the middle of completing his MBA at Ohio Dominican.