Rob Stossel is a 1992 graduate of Indiana High School where he earned three letters each in baseball, basketball, and golf. However, Stossel excelled on the baseball field where he posted an ERA of 0.88 his senior year. Stossel went on the play for two years at IUP, before reoccurring arm troubles forced him to step away from the baseball field as a player. However, Stossel soon returned to the baseball diamond as a coach. Stossel had success as a junior legion and senior legion coach leading teams to regional and state tournaments. Stossel parlayed that success and took the reins as the head varisty baseball coach of Tyrone High School in 1997 at the ripe age of 24. Then, Stossel graduated from IUP with a degree in Social Studies Education and worked in the Fairfax County Public School in Virginia where he assisted with the baseball program at West Potomac High School. Perhaps Stossel's greatest success and highlight of his coaching career was leading the Homer-Center Wildcats baseball team to the Class A State Final in 2005, where they went on to lose 6-2. He remains the only baseball coach from an Indiana County school to lead his team into the state final game. In three years as the coach of the Wildcats, Stossel amassed a 44-17 record. After Stossel stepped down as coach of the Wildcats; he has coached Little League Softball for the past four years, where he has won three district championships and one sectional championship as coach of the 9/10 girls.