Joseph Anthony Karcutskie

About This Inductee

At Wyoming Area High School (1992-1994), Joe was a three-year starter in football, team captain and All Conference, All Scholastic and All Region on defense in his junior year. In his senior year he was All Conference and All Scholastic on offense, defense and as a punter. He was also All Region on defense and a member of the UNICO All Star Classic. In his senior year he led the team in tackles and sacks and also led the league in punting average. He was inducted into the Wyoming Area Football Ring of Pride in 2004. At Brown University (1994-1998), Joe started every game of his collegiate career at middle linebacker. Voted team captain in his senior year, Joe was voted All-Ivy League in 1995, 1996 and 1997, All-American in his record setting junior year and All-New England as a senior. Joe still holds the Brown record for tackles in a season with 137 and also holds the Brown record for tackles in a career with 404. Joe was the first player to ever record more than 100 tackles in a season twice and is still the only player to lead the team in tackles for three consecutive seasons. Joe was named a member of Brown University’s 125th Anniversary Team in 2003 and ultimately he was inducted into the Brown University Athletic Hall of Fame in 2014. Joe is the son of Charles and Beatrice Karcutskie of West Wyoming. He is the youngest of seven children, having three brothers. Chuck, Mike and Mark and three sisters, Cheryl, Sue and Lynn. Joe currently resides in Duryea with his wife Maria and their three children, Gianna (12), Kayla (10) and Tyler (8). Joe is currently a Vice President of Investments at Wells Fargo Advisors. He is a coach for his sons baseball team and has been a volunteer coach for soccer and the Wyoming Area football team.