Billy Clapper


  • BA IBE '05 Youngstown State University, Youngstown, OH

  • AA BA '05 Mount Aloysius College, Cresson, PA

  • MA ET '07 Indiana State University, Indiana, PA


  • Men's Head Coach, Penn State Altoona, Altoona, PA, 2009 - Present

  • Men's Assistant Coach, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, Johnstown, PA, 2007 - 2009

  • Men's Assistant Coach, Indiana State University, Indiana, PA, 2006 - 2007

  • Men's Assistant Coach, Penn State Altoona, Altoona, PA, 2005 - 2006

  • Member Youngstown State University (D-I) basketball team

  • Horizon League Academic Honor Roll (twice)

Other related experience:

  • Camps/clinics throughout the U.S.

  • 11 years motivational speaking and instructing basketball at over 250 camps

  • Basketball training videos

  • Runs over 37 basketball camps in PA

  • Head coach Laurel Highland region teams (4 years)

Clapper has supplemented his playing experience with extensive work at camps and clinics throughout the United States. He has spent the last 11 years doing motivational speaking and instructing basketball skills at over 250 basketball camps. His passion in teaching the game and inspiring others has led him to start his own company, develop a basketball training video, and direct 37 of his own basketball camps in Pennsylvania. He has volunteered with the Keystone State Games, having served as the head coach of the Laurel Highlands region teams for 4 years.