Nick Artinger – Defensive Coordinator – Liberty HS (Bethlehem)
Coach Artinger is entering his 15 th year of coaching varsity high school football. Nick started his coaching
career at Emmaus High School in 2010 as the Cornerbacks coach. From 2011 to 2016 he was on staff
with Bethlehem Catholic as Secondary Coach (2011-2015). In 2016, he took over the duties of Defensive
Coordinator for Bethlehem Catholic and helped lead them to a District 4A Title and State Semifinal
appearance. Coach Artinger then spent two seasons as the Defensive Coordinator for Pocono Mountain
East High School (2017-2018) where he helped guide the program to the first District Playoff appearance
in 30 years. He then joined Northampton High School as the Secondary Coach for the seasons of 2019-
2020. Coach Artinger then returned to Bethlehem Catholic from 2021-2022 as the Defensive Coordinator
and helped lead them to a District 4A Championship game appearance in 2022. In 2024, Coach Artinger
will be entering his 2 nd season as Defensive Coordinator at Bethlehem Liberty High School. Nick attended
East Stroudsburg University where he played both cornerback and free safety and was a four-year starter
for the Warriors.  During his senior season at ESU, he led the PSAC Conference in interceptions, earning
him 1 st  team All-Region honors at safety.