Coach Jarvis has nearly 18 years of baseball coaching experience, 10 of which he has served as the head coach at Tuscarawas Valley High School in Zoarville, Ohio. He has directed all aspects of the baseball program including; scheduling, fundraising, practices, game day preparation and assignment of umpires. He was named Coach of the Year of the Northeastern Buckeye Conference in 2015 and took his team to a district final game this season.
He has worked his way up through the baseball tree, serving as freshman baseball coach at Dover, assistant varsity coach at Garaway---where he was assigned to pitchers and catchers---to his current position as head coach at Tusky Valley where he has been coaching since 2010. Josh played collegiate baseball at Point Park University where he started as a freshman on a team that recorded a 46-4 record and earned a spot in the NAIA College World Series and finished ranked 6th nationally. He was also a four-year letterman in baseball at Garaway High School. He earned a Bachelor’s of Arts in History from Muskingum University in 2013 and will complete a Master’s in Educational Leadership from the University of Texas at Arlington in spring of 2020.
Coach Jarvis is currently a social studies teacher for Tuscarawas Valley Local Schools where he has taught American History, AP Government, Personal Finance, Holocaust and Mock Trial. He has also been instrumental in assisting the TVLS Board in the development the “Hope Squad”, a suicide prevention program. He has extensive knowledge of fundraising and is one of the founding members of the “Matt Jarvis Foundation” which is a 501c-3 organization that has raised and donated more than $70,000 to families and athletic programs in need.
His collaborative experience in working with the school administration has not only developed his skills as a teacher, but has also enriched his personal and professional life in how he cares for the youths that he serves. Josh brings a complete package that contains personal, professional and coaching tools that will benefit the next generation of student athletes at our campus.