Intercollegiate Athletics Staff Directory

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Minneapolis, Minn. 55455
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ADMINISTRATION
250 BFAB icaadmin@umn.edu 624-4497
Director of Athletics Mark Coyle 624-4497
Deputy Athletics Director John Cunningham 624-4497
Deputy Athletics Director/CFO Rhonda McFarland 625-3696
Executive Associate Athletics Director/SWA Julie Manning 624-7345
Sr. Associate AD Tom McGinnis 624-4497
Sr. Associate AD Marc Ryan 624-4497
Associate AD Scott Ellison 624-4497
Sr. Associate AD/Development Dusty Clements 624-4497
Associate AD/Health & Performance Joi Thomas 624-5084
Assistant AD/Administration Jenny Yehlen 625-0775
Director of HR/Chief of Staff Tricia Budke 625-3361
Assistant AD/Creative & Branding Jeff Keiser 626-1097
Assistant AD/Development Deb Noll 624-4497
Associate AD/Student-Athlete Development/Diversity & Inclusion Peyton N. Owens III 624-5834
Director of Compliance Jeremiah Carter 626-5480
Director of MAC J.T. Bruett 626-5093
Special Assistant to Director of Athletics Don Lucia 625-4366
Executive Assistant Chris Howell 625-2372
Administrative Assistant Sarissa Falk 625-6063
Administrative Intern Katharine Cresser 624-4497
     
BUSINESS
270 BFAB    
Assistant AD / Budget & Finance Tim McCleary 625-2524
Director of Budget & Finance Carol Flannigan 626-8627
Assistant Director of Business Operations Julie Gabrielson 625-1597
Assistant Director of Business Operations Ryan Enselein 626-7687
Accounts Payable Coordinator Sandra Smolka 624-3866
Travel Specialist/Short's Travel Brenda Fisher 625-5444
     
COMMUNICATIONS
244 BFAB gophers@umn.edu 625-4090
Assistant AD / Communications Paul Rovnak 625-9379
Associate Director Dan Reisig 625-4389
Director / Strategic Communications Jake Ricker 625-4802
Associate Director Michelle Traversie 624-0522
Assistant Director Brian Deutsch 626-4011
Assistant Director Mandy Hansen 626-9394
Assistant Director Ryan Tibbitts 625-4090
Assistant Director Karl Anderson 624-1023
Director of Social Media Michelle Voss 625-9545
Communications Assistant Austin Lagesse 625-4090
Communications Assistant Trenten Gauthier 625-4090
Communications Assistant Joe Hansen 625-4090
     
COMPLIANCE
244 BFAB 626-5480
Director Jeremiah Carter 626-5480
Assoc. Director / Scholarship Coordinator Jim Praska 626-7117
Associate Director John Wallace 626-7218
Associate Director Andrew Nelson 626-8233
Assistant Director Rhett Caviel 624-8627
Financial Aid Coordinator Molly Nelson 625-5357
Compliance Coordiantor Kevin Gomer 624-5425
     
EQUIPMENT ROOMS
Director of Equipment - Pavilion/Williams Arena Lori Gislason 625-1357
Equipment Manager - Williams/Pavilion Emily Oberlander 625-1357
Head Equipment Manager - Football Kyle Gergely 625-0087
Equipment Manager - Football Greg Valenzisi 625-5523
Equipment Manager - 145 BFAB Andrew Harris 625-0087
Equipment Manager - 145 BFAB John Blackshear 625-7828
Equipment Manager - 145 BFAB Students 625-2318
Equipment Manager - 3M Arena at Mariucci Lee Greseth 625-9303
Equipment Manager - Ridder Arena/Baseline Tennis Center Brent Proulx 626-9793
Intern Paul Anderson  
     
EVENT MANAGEMENT
TCF Bank Stadium    
Director Stephanie Davis 626-4007
Assistant Director Geoff Riehl 626-5105
Assistant Director Tyler Boike 624-8147
Assistant Director of Special Events Dana Nelson 626-6027
Assistant Director of Special Events Lindsay Schutter 626-8032
Intern Cameron Morris 626-8749
Intern Rachel Simons 626-6025
 
FACILITIES
Associate AD Scott Ellison 625-8860
Assistant AD Jeff Seifriz 624-7559
Athletes Village   624-2868
Director of Operations Sam Nolden 625-9378
Sr. Buildings & Ground Worker Anthony Madsen 626-4036
Intern Annabelle Juin 624-1514
TCF Bank Stadium    
G120A TCFSTAD tcfbsops@umn.edu 624-5072
Director of Operations Brady Buresh 301-1339
Sr. Bldg & Grounds Supervisor Karin Holida 626-2703
Turf Fields and Outdoor Fac Supervisor Issac Risbrudt 625-5587
Mechanic 3 Jim Wittek 625-5696
Sr. General Mechanic Stuart Wiberg 625-2431
Sr. General Mechanic   626-5912
Sr. General Mechanic Brent Malley  
Turf Manager Mike McDonald 625-5154
Athletic Grounds Worker Jared Oelmann  
Athletic Grounds Worker Steve Boeknehauer 625-6097
Ice Maker Andy Johnson 625-5659
Athletic Grounds Worker Luke Wittrock  
Intern   625-1044
     
Baseline Tennis Center    
Director 624-7664
Assistant Director Mason Hemmer 625-2444
Intern Michael Kelly 626-2534
Court Reservations 625-1433
3M Arena at Mariucci/Ridder 4 Oak Street SE 625-5804
Manager of 3M Arena at Mariucci/Ridder Arena Craig Flor 625-8365
Lead Ice Maker Adam Stirn 625-5587
Exec. Ofc & Admin Specialist Lisa Hardy 626-8678
Bldg. & Grounds Super. Brent Roos 626-1398
Intern Ryan Cochran 626-6211
Open Skating (Recording) 625-6648
Williams Arena/Maturi Pavilion 1925 University Ave. SE 624-6487
Manager Everett Knowles 625-1207
Sr. Bldg. & Grounds Supervisor Deaynn Brausen 626-0896
Intern Lauren Thomas 625-3007
Boathouse    
Rigger/Fac. Mgr.   625-0285
 
FACULTY REPRESENTATIVES
Professor - CFANS Dr. Emily Hoover 624-6220
Professor - CSENG Dr. Perry Leo 625-0535 
     
MARKETING
159 3M Arena at Mariucci 625-4879
Assistant AD/Marketing Mike Wierzbicki 626-9640
Assistant Director Jacqui Sharpee 625-4582
Assistant Director Stephanie Williams 624-4528
Assistant Director Mills Armbruster 624-7028
Marketing Coordinator Mckenzie Lee 625-1672
     
GOPHER DIGITAL
Creative Services    
Assistant AD/Creative & Branding Jeff Keiser 626-1097
Creative Director Niko Alexander 624-6107
Associate Creative Director Chris Lagasse 625-0854
Senior Designer and Photographer Courtney Anderson 624-9396
Photographer Eric Miller 625-0828
Intern Alaina Hornibrook  

Gopher Digital Productions 154 3M Arena at Mariucci  
Director Ryan Maus 626-3999
Digital Content Manager   624-6449
Multimedia Digital Producer Alyssa Conell  
Multimedia Content Producer Troy Beckman  
Football Digital Content Coordinator Chris Jackson  
Digital Media Assistant John Romo  
Live Production Operations Manager Joel Larsen  
Video Production Intern Sam Benyon  
Live Production Intern Katie Halter  
Event Services Coordinator Ben Maxwell 624-5283
Broadcast Engineer Ryan McCarthy 625-2528
Live Production Coordinator Aric Carpenter  
 
GOLDEN GOPHER FUND
TCF Bank Stadium 626-4653
Sr. Associate AD Dusty Clements 626-4653
Major Gifts    
Associate AD Randy Handel 625-0548
Assistant AD Deb Noll 626-4653
Senior Development Officer Joe Quinn 626-5485
Senior Development Officer Hannah Brandes 626-4653
Associate Development Officer Chris Hawthorne 625-0806
Adminstrative Specialist Elizabeth Walters 625-1226
Director of Donor Relations Anne Miller 626-1715
Intern John Oliver 626-8688
Annual Fund    
Director of Annual Fund Ben Fraser 624-6902
Assistant Director/Special Projects Laura Halldorson 626-1770
Intern   625-5119
Stewardship & Events    
Director of Events Jessica Holck 626-2258
Intern Jane Perry 626-4941
 
GOPHER SPORTS PROPERTIES
159 3M Arena at Mariucci  
Vice President & General Manager Greg Gerlach 624-6336
Director - Business Development Nate Schultz 625-9316
Senior Manager - Business Development Matt Sherman 624-7308
Senior Manager - Business Development Ryan McDonald 624-1655
Director - Client Services Ann Counihan 625-9421
Director of Suite Sales Danielle Bloom 626-1064
Manager Business Development Collin Brezny 625-3534
Partnership Services Coordinator Jake Mulder 625-0015
Partnership Services Coordinator Chelsea Ochtera 626-4107
     
ATHLETIC HUMAN RESOURCES
259 BFAB    
Director of HR/Chief of Staff Tricia Budke 625-3361
Human Resources Associate   625-9331
Human Resources/Payroll Assistant Mackenzie Demski 626-5679
     
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
252 Gibson-Nagurski icahelp@umn.edu 624-8502 
Director Doug Goon 624-1080
Associate IT Director Jakeb Dupont 626-1450
Lead Web Developer Michael Porter 624-1163
Service Desk Manager Max Stoesz 625-0691
Info Tech Specialist Josh Wolanin 625-0070
Helpdesk   624-8502
     
LICENSING/ATHLETIC PROPERTY
244 Bierman    
Director Dave Lindquist 626-2086
     
"M" CLUB
CFE Suite 600    
Interim Director Quincy Lewis 624-7089
     
LINDAHL ACADEMIC
CFE Suite 400 625-6888
Director J.T. Bruett 626-5093
Associate Director/Dir. of Football Jacki Lienesch 625-9860
Senior Academic Counselor Chris Cords 625-3805
Senior Academic Counselor Kyle Quagliana 624-9355
Academic Counselor Ky Burgess 625-1374
Academic Counselor Robert Day 625-5170
Academic Counselor Jacqueline Hoak 624-1435
Academic Counselor Mary Maruggi 625-3302
Academic Counselor Kyle Nelson 625-7803
Football Academic Intern Kelly Williams 624-6540
Football Academic Intern Ethan Vicars  
Learning Specialist Lainey Brottem 624-8809
Learning Specialist Stephanie Shuey 625-1183
Learning Specialist Intern Timothy Zinzel  
Coordinator of Learning Services Adam Demchak 625-3510
Assistant Tutor Coordinator Ethan Fenske  
Senior Coordinator of Learning Services Kim Halgren 626-8333
Data Analyst Mike Prytz 625-3469
Administrative Assistant Caitlin Boon 625-6888
Intern Zach Jarosz 625-3510
Intern Daniel Seddiqui  
     
ATHLETIC MEDICINE
190 BFAB    
Associate AD/Health & Performance Joi Thomas 624-5084
Executive Accounts Specialist   626-2066
Athletic Trainer - Ridder Erin Moore 625-4740
Graduate Assistant - Ridder Parker LeMire 625-4740
Athletic Trainer - Aquatic Center Franchon Ohlrogge 625-2850
Graduate Assistant - Aquatic Center Julie Olson 625-2850
Associate Athletic Trainer/Insurance Coordinator - BFAB Emily Wendolek 624-9844
Athletic Trainer - BFAB Curtis Simondet 626-9488
Athletic Trainer - BFAB Erin Murphy 626-4449
Athletic Trainer - BFAB Fred Zappa III 625-0649
Graduate Assistant - BFAB Mitchell Bertrand 625-2850
Athletic Trainer - BFAB Sarah Wambheim 625-6864
Graduate Assistant - BFAB Anna Lundeen 625-2827
Graduate Assistant - BFAB Cole Harding 625-2827
Associate Athletic Trainer - FB Mike Sypniak 625-3008
Athletic Trainer - FB Arno Rheinberger 625-0273
Athletic Trainer - FB Joseph Wisniewski 624-3344
Graduate Assistant - FB Victoria Winslow 624-4527
Associate Athletic Trainer - 3MAM Jeffrey Winslow 626-4499
Athletic Trainer - Williams Ronni Beatty-Kollasch 625-5845
Athletic Trainer - Williams Stephen Patterson 626-4688
Athletic Trainer - Williams Ben Felz 626-8771
Graduate Assistant - Williams Suzanna Wymore 624-2394
     
ATHLETIC NUTRITION
21 Gibson-Nagurski    
Director John Parenti 301-9431
Assistant Director Leslee Sholomoskas 626-5774
 
SPORT PSYCHOLOGY
111 BFAB    
Sports Psychologist Dr. Carly Anderson 626-4449
Sports Psychologist Dr. Allie Wagener  
Sports Psychologist Dr. Troy Moles  
     
TICKET SALES & SERVICE
101 3M Arena at Mariucci 624-8080
Assistant AD/Sales and Service Ryan Dillon 624-8080
Director of Ticket Sales Operations Travis Cameron 625-2946
Asst. Director of Ticket Sales & Service Zach Czubakowski 625-4205
Sales and Service Supervisor Mike Chandler 624-5787
Fan Relations Manager Chris Skluzacek 624-5280
Senior Accountant Ron Gavino 624-5811
Web Content/Email Manager Neal Hohman 624-9435
Business Analyst Anna Shtuk 625-4792
Coordinator of Ticket Sales and Service Casey Taylor 626-8116
Assistant Director of Sales and Service Emily Mallek 626-3054
Manager, Athletic Ticket Office Peter Flowers 626-0717
Account Executive Mackenzie Tapp 626-0864
Account Executive Jacob Gilberston  
Account Executive Dalton Stevens 626-0807
Account Executive Nicholas Kuehl 626-0536
Account Executive Robert Zimmerman Jr. 626-1946
Intern   625-0349

Baseball Ticket Office   626-1506
Pavilion Ticket Office   626-2025
Soccer Ticket Office   624-8080
Ticket Office Toll Free   800-846-7437
Vault   624-2853
Williams Ticket Office   625-6562
     
SPIRIT SQUADS
140 Pavilion    
Head Coach Sam Owens 625-2629
Program Director / Hockey Cheer Coach Kristina Anderson 625-2628
Mascot Coach / Spirit Squad Coordinator Jacob Schauf 625-2559
     
ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE
103 BFAB    
Assistant to the Athletic Director Bob Rohde 625-9891
Director of Athletic Performance Sara Wiley 626-9792
Associate Director Cal Dietz 626-7845
Assistant Director Shaun Brown 625-3085
Assistant Director Kelly Clay 625-9893
Assistant Director Allyse Rodriguez  
Assistant Director  
Assistant Director Scott McWilliams 625-2411
Assistant Director Alex Luhring 625-4418
Assistant Director Corey Petersen  
Head Coach - FB Dan Nichol 624-6004
Assistant Director - FB Jeremy Cole 624-6004
Assistant Director - FB Marcus Wasilewski 624-6004
Assistant Director - FB Ben Schumacher 624-6004
Intern Megan Gill  
Intern Cameron Razzano  
     
STUDENT-ATHLETE DEVELOPMENT
CFE Suite 600    
Associate AD / Student-Athlete Development / Diversity & Inclusion Peyton N. Owens III 624-5834
Director, Campus and Community Partnerships Linda Roberts 626-7857
Director of Student Development Anissa Lightner 625-1544
Director of Student Development Quincy Lewis 624-7089
Exec. Ofc & Admin. Specialist Cindi Linell 625-4211
     
LEADERSHIP U OFFICE
CFE Suite 600    
Director, Student-Athlete Leadership Dr. Justin Anderson 621-2288
Leadership Consultant David Plummer  
     
BASEBALL
200 Gibson-Nagurski   625-1060
Head Coach John Anderson 625-1060
Assistant Coach Rob Fornasiere 625-0115
Volunteer Coach Patrick Casey 625-3568
Director of Operations Lee Swenson 625-0135
     
MEN'S BASKETBALL
Men's BBPC Suite 460 625-3085
Head Coach Richard Pitino 625-3085
Assistant Coaches Rob Jeter 625-3085
  Ed Conroy 625-3085
  Kyle Lindsted 625-3085
Director of Operations Ryan Livingston 625-3085
Assistant Director of Operations Billy O'Meara 626-2018
Assistant Director of Operations Caitlin Mahoney 625-2061
Assistant to the Head Coach Josh Adel 624-5751
Assistant Director of Player Personnel Ike Hermer 625-3085
Graduate Manager Emma Montie 625-3085
Graduate Manager Hayden Fehr  
Student Worker    
     
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL
Women's BBPC Suite 660 624-3563
Head Coach Lindsay Whalen 624-9352
Assistant Coach Kelly Roysland 624-7304
Assistant Coach Carly Thibault-DuDonis 626-7943
Assistant Coach Danielle O'Banion 624-1539
Director of Operations Melissa Maines 626-1668
Assistant to the Head Coach Garrett Solis 624-3563
Director of Video Services Greg Haag 625-8143
Intern   624-3563
     
MEN'S CROSS COUNTRY
240 BFAB 625-6063
Head Coach Steve Plasencia 625-6063
Exec. Ofc & Admin. Specialist   625-6063
     
WOMEN'S CROSS COUNTRY
290 BFAB 624-6533
Director Matt Bingle 624-9065
Head Coach Sarah Hopkins 624-2058
Director of Operations Lyndsey Thorpe 624-2576
Exec. Ofc & Admin. Specialist Cindi Linell 624-6533
     
FOOTBALL
Larson Football PC 624-6004
Head Coach P.J. Fleck  
Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks Kirk Ciarrocca  
Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers Robb Smith  
Special Teams Coordinator/Linebackers Rob Wenger  
Wide Receivers Matt Simon  
Running Backs Kenni Burns  
Offensive Line Brian Callahan  
Tight Ends Clay Patterson  
Defensive Line Joseph Rossi  
Defensive Backs Jahmile Addae  
Pass Rush Specialist Marcus West  
General Manager Gerrit Chernoff  
Director of Operations Daniel Ifft  
Assistant Director of Operations/Dev/HS Relations Evan Barker  
Director of Player Personnel Marcus Hendrickson  
Director of Player Development Norries Wilson  
Recruiting Coordinator John Schaekel  
Director of Recruiting Communications Zach Bell  
FB Quality Control Daniel Collins  
FB Quality Control Nicholas Siciliano  
FB Quality Control David Parker  
Director of Video Matt Childers  
Assistant Director of Video Derek Schmidt  
Football Digital Content Coordinator Chris Jackson  
Graphic Designer Will Henry  
Executive Assistant to Head Coach Sarah Woodruff  
Assistant to Recruiting and Coaching Staff Marjorie Walsh  
GA David Kekuewa  
GA Andrew Moulton  
GA Donald Celiscar  
GA Michael Priefer  
     
MEN'S GOLF
240 BFAB 625-6063
Director of Men's Golf John Carlson 625-6063
Associate Head Coach Justin Smith 625-6063
Exec. Ofc & Admin. Specialist Sarissa Falk 625-6063
     
WOMEN'S GOLF
240 BFAB 625-6063
Head Coach Michele Redman 625-0017
Assistant Coach Michele Rutt 624-7599
Exec. Ofc & Admin. Specialist Sarissa Falk 625-6063
     
MEN'S GYMNASTICS
306 Cooke Hall 626-1320
Head Coach Mike Burns 626-1320
Assistant Coach Kostya Kolesnikov 626-2245
Assistant Coach Jordan Valdez 625-6215
Exec. Ofc & Admin. Specialist Shelley Slominski 626-1320
     
WOMEN'S GYMNASTICS
G-25 Peik 624-4331
Head Coach Jenny Hansen 624-7848
Associate Head Coach Rich Stenger 625-6576
Assistant Coach Geralen Stack-Eaton  624-0514
Exec. Ofc & Admin. Specialist Mary Jo Brandt 624-4331
     
MEN'S HOCKEY
121 3M Arena at Mariucci 625-2886
Head Coach Bob Motzko 625-2886
Assistant Coach Garrett Raboin 625-2886
Assistant Coach Scott Bell 625-2886
Director of Operations John Hamre 624-6889
Exec. Ofc & Admin. Specialist Andrea Stakston 625-2886
     
WOMEN'S HOCKEY
290 BFAB 625-0188
Head Coach Brad Frost 625-0188
Associate Head Coach Joel Johnson 624-1015
Assistant Coach Bethany Brausen 625-7280
Director of Operations Greg Adrian 624-4859
Exec. Ofc & Admin. Specialist Cindi Linell 624-6533
     
ROWING
290 BFAB   625-0188
Head Coach Wendy Davis 625-5588
Assistant Coach   624-3508
Assistant Coach   910-2985
Assistant Coach Chrissy Holm 625-0188
Assistant Program Director   625-0285
Executive Assistant Chris Howell 625-2372
Graduate Assistant Anna Greene 240-7857
     
SOCCER
260 BFAB 624-4331
Head Coach Stefanie Golan 624-4331
Associate Head Coach   624-4331
Assistant Coach Brad Swenby 624-4331
Director of Operations Sara Johnson 624-4331
Exec. Ofc & Admin. Specialist Mary Jo Brandt 624-4331
     
SOFTBALL
260 BFAB 626-5594
Head Coach Jamie Trachsel 626-5594
Assistant Coach 626-5594
Assistant Coach Piper Ritter 626-5594
Volunteer Assistant Coach Alyssa Reina 626-5594
Director of Operations   626-5594
Exec. Ofc & Admin. Specialist Mary Jo Brandt 624-4331
Graduate Assistant Karissa Hovinga  
     
MEN'S & WOMEN'S SWIMMING & DIVING
35 Aquatic Center   626-1320
Head Coach Kelly Kremer 625-0737
Senior Associate Head Coach Terry Ganley 624-6835
Associate Head Coach Gideon Louw 624-8904
Associate Head Coach Alicia Hicken-Franklin 626-1320
Assistant Coach/Recruiting & Communication Coordinator Madeline Olson 625-8637
Head Diving Coach Wenbo Chen 624-5874
Exec. Ofc & Admin. Specialist Shelley Slominski 626-1320
     
MEN'S TENNIS
240 BFAB 625-1013
Head Coach Geoff Young 625-3880
Associate Head Coach Urban Ljubic 624-0829
Executive Administrative Specialist Mary Christensen-White 625-1013
     
WOMEN'S TENNIS
293 BFAB 625-1013
Head Coach Catrina Thompson 624-8059
Assistant Coach Brian Ward 625-4860
Exec. Ofc & Admin. Specialist Sarissa Falk 625-6063
     
MEN'S TRACK & FIELD
240 BFAB   625-2336
Head Coach Steve Plasencia 624-0592
Associate Head Coach Paul Thornton 624-5700
Assistant Coach Matt Conly 626-1603
Director of Operations Zach Siegmeier 625-2336
Intern   626-6072
     
WOMEN'S TRACK & FIELD
290 BFAB 624-6533
Head Coach Matt Bingle 624-6533
Assistant Coach Peter Miller 624-6533
Assistant Coach Sarah Hopkins 624-6533
Director of Operations Lyndsey Thorpe 624-2576
Exec. Ofc & Admin. Specialist Cindi Linell 624-6533
Intern   626-6072
     
VOLLEYBALL
290 BFAB 624-6533
Head Coach Hugh McCutcheon 626-5788
Assistant Coach Laura Kasey 624-2889
Assistant Coach Matt Houk 624-6032
Director of Operations Nao Ikeda 624-4868
Assistant Director of Operations Jennifer Bolduc 624-6533
Exec. Ofc & Admin. Specialist Cindi Linell 624-6533
     
WRESTLING
240 BFAB 625-1013
Head Coach Brandon Eggum 625-1013
Assistant Coach Luke Becker 626-2055
Assistant Coach Trevor Brandvold 625-3026
Director of Operations Jordan Kingsley 626-7697
Volunteer Assistant Zach Sanders 625-3026
Executive Administrative Specialist Mary Christensen-White 625-1013

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