LB/TE-Josh Nelson returns for 2022

by Erie Express Media

The Erie Express are happy to announce the return of LB/TE-Josh Nelson (Conneaut Valley, HS) for the 2022 season. Josh begins his third season with the Express and will compete for a rotation spot at linebacker and on special teams. 

Josh played a major role in our undefeated 2021 season. We finished as GDFL National Champions and started this season off as USA Bowl Summer Division National Champions.  

Josh is a graduate of Conneaut Valley High School. While there Nelson was a three year letter winner on the varsity football team and earned a pair of varsity letters on the basketball team as well. The Indians qualified for the playoffs in three of Josh's seasons there. 

"Josh does a great job for us every year. He is unselfish and has the best interest of the team in mind always. Very coachable and disciplined. There is never a concern when he goes onto the field. We are very blessed to have him back and are expecting another great season from him in 2022"-Director of Operations Paul Pennington. 

Josh is a member of the Pennsylvania National Guard and we appreciate his choice to serve our great state and country. 

Josh is sponsored by Coach's Sports Bar and Grill located at 3804 Elmwood Ave in Erie, PA. For great food, great prices and a great atmosphere, look no further than Coach's. Please visit them at their website or on Facebook. 



Happy to have you back on board the PAINTRAIN Josh! GO EXPRESS!