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Bill Vasko
CEO, XO Coach & MAXX Athletes


My name is Bill Vasko and I am the founder of XO Coach and The Coaching Portfolio Guide. I created these resources to help coaches navigate the job search process.


My experience is unique, having coached at the college level in Division 1, 2, and 3 as both a head coach and assistant coach in three different sports! I have also served as a coach and athletic director at the high school level.


I've hired lots of coaches as an athletic director and as a head coach. I've also been a part of hundreds of search committees during my time as a college coach. I've reviewed thousands of resumes and portfolios over the years, and I realized many coaches needed guidance on how to better develop their job application materials.


In 2014, I built The Coaching Portfolio Guide, a resource to assist coaches in building a professional coaching portfolio that would help them land their dream job. Since that time, the website has helped over 3,000 coaches build a coaching portfolio. We've continued to add additional services to help coaches rebuild their cover letters & resumes, develop their job application materials, and prepare for job interviews.


While I am still a coach at the college level, I have developed a passion for helping other coaches succeed in the profession. If you are an experienced coach looking for your next opportunity or a young coach just entering the profession, we can help you. Take a look at the services and packages we provide and let us help you land your next coaching job!


Bill Vasko's Coaching History

Frostburg State University, NCAA Division II. (2018-Current)

  • Head Softball Coach. 

UMass-Lowell, NCAA Division I. (2014-2018)

  • Assistant Softball Coach. 

Quinnipiac University, NCAA Division I. (2013-2014)

  • Assistant Softball Coach. 

Wheeling Jesuit University, NCAA Division II. (2008-2011)

  • Head Softball Coach and Strength/Speed Coordinator.

Buckeye Trail High School, (2002-2008)

  • Athletic Director, Co-Head Softball Coach.

Muskingum University, NCAA Division III. (1999-2002)

  • Assistant Baseball Coach, Strength/Speed Coordinator.

Denison University, NCAA Division III.  (1999)

  • Assistant Football Coach, Wide Receivers.

Otterbein College, NCAA Division III. (1998)

  • Assistant Football Coach, Running Backs.

Kenyon College, NCAA Division III. (1995-1998)

  • Football - Coached running backs. Assistant Strength/Speed Coordinator.

  • Baseball - Assistant Coach. Head Strength/Speed Coordinator.

Ohio Wesleyan University, NCAA Division III. (1994-1995)

  • Assistant Football Coach, Outside Linebackers.

  • Assistant Strength/Speed Coordinator.

Upper Arlington High School, (1993-94)

  • Asst. Varsity Football Coach, Linebackers & Defensive Ends.

  • Asst. Strength/Speed Coordinator.

Ohio State University, NCAA Division I.  (1992-1993)

  • Undergraduate Assistant Football Coach, Linebackers.

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Taylor Miller 
Graphics Specialist

Taylor Miller is an assistant coach with the women's basketball program at Division II Virginia-Wise. A native of Cincinnati, Taylor spent four seasons as an assistant at NCAA Division III member Edgewood College in Madison, Wisconsin.

Taylor was a four-year letter winner at Otterbein College in Westerville, Ohio, and played in all 102 games during her career as she served as the program’s team captain. An Ohio Athletic Conference All-Academic honoree, Taylor graduated from Otterbein in 2017 with a degree in psychology. She also obtained a master’s degree in organizational leadership from Edgewood.

Taylor oversees many of the graphic design projects that are produced for the Coaching Portfolio website as well as documents and graphics for our coaching clients.

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