Tim Bertsch is in his third season as the video coordinator for the Purdue women's basketball program. Bertsch graduated from Purdue in May 2012 with a Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education.
Bertsch's duties include capturing and breaking down game and practice video for scouting purposes and for player and team development, coordinating film exchange with opponents, updating and managing the women's basketball video server, creating motivational and highlight videos and assisting with the graphic design of mailings and presentations.
"Tim has been a valuable asset to our program and he has extensive knowledge of our video editing equipment," Versyp said. "With his work ethic, maturity and passion for the game and Purdue women's basketball in particular, he is a natural fit. He's an outstanding young man who is a self-starter and we hope to have him as a part of our program for a long time."
Bertsch has filled several roles in his time with the Boilermakers, serving as a women's basketball manager and assisting with video while a manager. Prior to that, Bertsch spent a year as a member of the Ready, Intense Practice Squad, a group of Purdue male students who serve as practice players for the women's basketball team.
The Matthews, Ind., native played varsity basketball and served as an athletic trainer at Eastbrook High School in Marion, Ind. More recently, he coached elementary school boys' basketball for the Frontier School Corporation.