Mr. Bethle is a 1986 graduate of Slippery Rock University where he earned his B.S. in Health Education with emphasis in Athletic Training. He served has the head athletic trainer at St. Vincent College, Latrobe, PA, from 1986-88, as well as, at Derry Area High School, Derry, PA, from 1986-97. Mr. Bethle completed his M.S. in Exercise Science from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1992 and his physician assistant studies at Seton Hill University in 2000, where he served as Class President. He has also served as the Grand Strand Area Representative for multiple years and one year as Vice President for the South Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants.
In his free time, he enjoys bass fishing, turkey hunting, golfing. His family includes his wife, Lynn, and his three children, Griffin, Serena, and Ryley.