Assistant Coach Jeff Onushco joined the Penn State Hazleton staff in 2018 with over 30 years of coaching experience at the high school, AAU and collegiate levels. After eight years coaching at Tamaqua Area High School, Jeff moved on to become the Assistant Girls Basketball Coach at Marian Catholic where he was a staple in the coaching ranks for 22 seasons. During that time Marian went on to win four Schuylkill League championships, four Eastern Pennsylvania titles, five district championships and one PIAA state title.
Coach Onushco is very passionate about the game and coaches with a great deal of positive intensity. He believes that with hard work and commitment, student-athletes can accomplish great things on and off the court. For 18 years, Jeff has worked as a mental health technician at KidsPeace in Orefield, Pa. working the residential treatment facility.