Intercollegiate Athletics Staff Directory

Mailing Address
516 15th Ave. SE
Minneapolis, Minn. 55455
Phone: (612) area code

ADMINISTRATION  
ADMINISTRATION    
250 BFAB icaadmin@umn.edu 624-4497
Interim Director of Athletics/SWA Beth Goetz 624-4497
Sr. Associate AD/CFO Tom McGinnis 624-4497
Sr. Associate AD Marc Ryan 624-4497
Sr. Associate AD/Strategic Communications Chris Werle 624-4497
Sr. Associate AD/Fan Engagement Ayo Taylor-Dixon 624-4497
Associate AD/Facilities Scott Ellison 624-4497
Associate AD/Development Randy Handel 624-4497
Assistant AD/Chief of Staff Jenny Yehlen 625-0775
Assistant AD/Creative Services Jeff Keiser 626-1097
Assistant AD/Development Michael Halloran 624-4497
Assistant AD/Development Deb Noll 624-4497
Assistant AD/Student-Athlete Development/Diversity & Inclusion Peyton N. Owens III 624-5834
Assistant AD/Sales & Services Brent Holck 624-8080
Director of Compliance Jeremiah Carter 626-5480
Director of MAC J.T. Bruett 626-5093
Executive Assistant Chris Howell 625-2372
Principle Office & Admin. Specialist Julie Gabrielson 626-5679
Principle Office & Admin. Specialist Nicole Murphey 626-5679
     
BUSINESS
270 BFAB    
Director of Budget & Finance 625-2524
Asst. Director of Budget & Finance Carol Flannigan 626-8627
Finance & Budget Associate Toni Pettiford 625-1597
Finance & Budget Associate Sandra Smolka 624-3866
Finance & Budget Associate Ryan Enselein 626-7687
     
COMMUNICATIONS  
244 BFAB gophers@umn.edu 625-4090
Director Paul Rovnak 625-9379
Associate Director Dan Reisig 625-4389
Associate Director Jake Ricker 625-4802
Assistant Director Justine Buerkle 624-1023
Assistant Director Brian Deutsch 626-4011
Assistant Director Michelle Traversie 624-0522
Assistant Director Mandy Hansen 626-9394
Assistant Director/Social Media Michelle Voss 625-9545
Communications Assistant Erin Kunesh 625-4090
Communications Assistant Ryan Tibbitts 625-4090
Communications Assistant Cody Voga 625-4090
     
COMPLIANCE  
230 BFAB 626-5480
Director Jeremiah Carter 626-5480
Assoc. Director / Scholarship Coordinator Jim Praska 626-7117
Associate Director Ashley Hedges 626-7218
Assistant Director Chelsea Lamberson 624-5425
Assistant Director Andrew Nelson 626-8233
Financial Aid Coordinator Molly Nelson 625-5357
     
CREATIVE SERVICES    
244 BFAB    
Assistant AD/Creative Services Jeff Keiser 626-1097
Associate Creative Director Chris Lagasse 625-0854
Assistant Creative Director Courtney Anderson 624-9396
Assistant Creative Director Niko Alexander 625-4090
Director of Photography Eric Miller 625-0828
     
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 Andrew Harris 625-5523
Equipment Manager - 145 BFAB Brad Andrews 625-0087
Equipment Manager - 145 BFAB John Blackshear 625-7828
Equipment Manager - 145 BFAB Students 625-2318
Equipment Manager - Mariucci Lee Greseth 625-9303
Equipment Manager - Ridder Arena/Baseline Tennis Center Brent Proulx 626-9793
     
EVENT MANAGEMENT    
TCF Bank Stadium    
Director of Event Management John Tweedy 626-4007
Assistant Director of Event Management Geoff Riehl 626-5105
Assistant Event Manager Tyler Boike 624-8147
Premium Service & Events Coordinator Dana Nelson 626-6027
Premium Service & Events Coordinator Lindsay Schutter 626-8032
Intern Jake Hoepfner 626-8749
Intern Kara Snell 626-6057
 
FACILITIES  
Associate AD Scott Ellison 625-8860
Senior Director Jeff Seifriz 624-7559
BFAB/Gibson-Nagurski/Outdoor Facilities 516 15th Ave. SE, RM 141 624-2868
Assistant Director Sam Nolden 625-9378
Intern Adam Dawson 624-1514
TCF Bank Stadium    
G120A TCFSTAD tcfbsops@umn.edu 624-5072
Director of Operations Derek Hillestad 624-5523
Assistant Director of Operations Lacey Probst 625-1207
Sr. Bldg & Grounds Supervisor Karin Holida 626-2703
Sr. General Mechanic Bill Fimon 626-5912
Sr. General Mechanic Stuart Wiberg  
Sr. General Mechanic Jim Wittek 625-5696
Sr. General Mechanic Jeremiah Johnson 626-5912
Turf Manager Mike McDonald* 625-5154
Grounds Jacob Button 625-6097
  Luke Fernandez 625-5659
  Andy Johnson* 625-5659
Intern Cordell Smith 625-1044
A/V Coordinator Erik Dwyer 624-5768
Intern Alex Ouradnik  
  *BFAB Outdoors  
Baseline Tennis Center    
Director John Pratt 624-7664
Assistant Director Mason Hemmer 625-2444
Court Reservations 625-1433
Mariucci/Ridder 1901 4th St. SE 625-5804
Assistant Director Craig Flor 625-8365
Ice Maker Adam Stirn / Isaac Risbrudt 625-5587
Exec. Ofc & Admin Specialist Lisa Hardy 625-0790
Bldg. & Grounds Super. Brent Roos 626-1398
Intern Emily Zniewski 626-6211
Open Skating (Recording) 625-6648
Williams/Pavilion 1925 University Ave. SE 624-6487
Assistant Director Brady Buresh 301-1339
Sr. Bldg. & Grounds Worker Deaynn Brausen 626-0896
Intern Sean Moriarty 625-5570
Boathouse    
Rigger/Fac. Mgr. Tom Perry 625-0285
 
FACULTY REPRESENTATIVES  
  Emily Hoover 624-6220
  Dr. Perry Leo 625-0535 
     
GOLDEN GOPHER FUND
275 BFAB 626-4653
Associate AD Randy Handel 626-4653
Major Gifts    
Assistant AD Michael Halloran 626-4653
Assistant AD Deb Noll 626-4653
Major Gifts Officer Quincy Lewis 625-0806
Major Gifts Officer Joe Quinn 626-5485
Director of Donor Relations Brittany Barber 626-1715
Capital Campaign Coordinator Courtney Juds 626-8688
Executive Assistant Anne Miller 626-4653
Intern Devin Ste. Marie 626/8688
Annual Fund    
Director of Annual Fund Ben Fraser 624-6902
Assistant Director Special Projects Laura Halldorson 626-1770
Intern Emma Crumley 625-5119
Premium Seating, Stewardship & Events    
Director Stewardship & Events Jessica Holck 626-2258
Intern Caitlin Ochtera 626-7941
 
GOPHER SPORTS PROPERTIES  
159 Mariucci 626-2300
General Manager Greg Gerlach 624-6336
Account Executive Teresa Grim 626-1064
Account Executive Ryan McDonald 624-1655
Account Executive Nate Schultz 625-9316
Account Executive Matt Sherman 626-2300
Account Executive Doug Woog 625-0015
Marketing Manager Jenn Rider 626-4107
Director of Sales Marc Morgan 625-3534
Sales Assistant Ann Counihan 625-9421
     
ATHLETIC HUMAN RESOURCES  
259 BFAB    
Human Resources Director Tricia Budke 625-3361
Human Resources Associate Kelly Monroe 625-9331
     
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
252 Gibson-Nagurski icahelp@umn.edu 624-8502 
Director Doug Goon 624-1080
Associate IT Director Andrew Cope 626-1450
Assistant Director Krista Sheely 624-1163
Info Tech Specialist Alex Filler 625-0691
Info Tech Specialist Josh Wolanin 625-0070
Helpdesk   624-8502
     
LICENSING/ATHLETIC PROPERTY  
244 Bierman    
Director Dave Lindquist 626-2086
     
"M" CLUB
259 Bierman    
Director of "M" Club George Adzick 626-7305
     
MARKETING  
159 Mariucci 625-4879
Assistant AD/Marketing   626-9640
Assistant Director of Marketing Devin Pacheco 624-7028
Assistant Director of Marketing James Slagle 625-4582
Assistant Director of Marketing Stephanie Woelfel 624-4528
Marketing Intern/Coordinator Kathryn Dillin 625-4879
Digital Media    
Digital Media Manager Ryan Maus 626-3999
Digital Media Assistant John Romo 624-7318
Creative Director Daniel Claxton 626-6449
AV Media Producer Garrett Wright 626-6552
Digital Media Producer Josh Blessing 626-8313
Broadcast Engineer Ryan McCarthy 625-2528
Intern Chelsea Cashman 626-8313
Intern Madison Forsythe 626-8313
Video Boards    
Live Production Coordinator Justin Lange 625-6422
Intern Emily Skeels 626-8433
     
McNAMARA ACADEMIC  
225 BFAB 625-6888
Director J.T. Bruett 626-5093
Associate Director/Dir. of Football Jacki Lienesch 625-9860
Academic Counselor Ky Burgess 624-6540
Academic Counselor Chris Cords 625-3805
Academic Counselor Brandon Morris 625-5170
Academic Counselor Laura Schnell 625-7803
Academic Counselor Kyle Quagliana 624-9355
Academic Counselor Cynthia Dowd 624-1435
Learning Services Kim Halgren 626-8333
Learning Services Stephanie Shuey 625-3302
Data Analyst Mike Prytz 625-3469
Administrative Assistant Andrea Stakston 625-6888
Intern Brooke Porter 624-6540
Intern Jessica Eubanks 625-3510
Intern Caitlin Boon  
     
ATHLETIC MEDICINE
190 BFAB    
Director of Athletic Medicine Moira Novak 624-5084
Exec. Accts. Specialist Debra Canfield 626-2066
Aquatic Center   625-2850
Athletic Trainer Erin Moore 625-2850
Graduate Assistant Emilie Benick 625-2850
BFAB    
Athletic Trainer Matt Carlson 625-6864
Athletic Trainer Emily Wendolek 624-9844
Athletic Trainer Rich Schlotfeldt 626-9488
Athletic Trainer Carly Hagler 625-0649
Athletic Trainer Anna Lundeen 625-2827
Athletic Trainer Michelle Bertrand 625-2850
Graduate Assistant Eli Mansfield 625-2827
Graduate Assistant Andy Cohorst 625-0649
Graduate Assistant Erin Murphy 625-0649
Gibson-Nagurski Complex    
Athletic Trainer Ed Lochrie 624-3344
Athletic Trainer Chris Ashton 625-0723
Athletic Trainer Kammy Powell 625-3008
Graduate Assistant Anthony Berger 624-4527
Mariucci Arena    
Athletic Trainer Jeffrey Winslow 626-4499
Ridder Arena    
Athletic Trainer Jaime Hall 626-4740
Graduate Assistant Christine McIntyre 625-4740
Williams Arena    
Athletic Trainer Ronni Beatty-Kollasch 625-5845
Athletic Trainer Stephen Patterson 626-4688
Athletic Trainer Ben Felz 626-8771
Graduate Assistant Bridget Sturch 624-2394
     
SALES & SERVICE  
101 Mariucci 624-8080
Assistant AD/Sales and Service Brent Holck 624-8080
Web Content/Email Marketing Manager Neal Hohman 624-9435
Business Analyst Anna Shtuk 625-4792
Director of Sales and Service Chad Rasmussen 624-8080
Asst. Director of Sales and Service Zach Duket 624-5280
Sales and Service Supervisor Mike Chandler 624-5787
Sales and Service Supervisor Jacob Kershaw 625-4205
Senior Accountant Ron Gavino 624-5811
Office Support Asst. Barb Chandler  626-8116
Intern Chelsea Ochtera 625-4205

 
Fan Relationship Management Center    
TCF Bank Stadium    
Director T.J. Ill 626-0717
Team Leader Ben Gorman 606-0973
Team Leader Steve Walter 626-1592
Senior Sales Consultant John Lewis 626-0864
Senior Sales Consultant R.J. Zimmerman 626-1946
Senior Sales Consultant Petey Brown 626-2197
Sales Consultant Jeff Ross 626-1249
Sales Consultant Allie Lewis 626-1834
Sales Consultant Andrew Bornholdt 626-2340
Sales Consultant Andrew Clark 626-2022
Sales Consultant Patrick Hamelberg 626-0536

 
Baseball Ticket Office   626-1506
Pavilion Ticket Office   626-2025
Soccer Ticket Office   624-8080
Softball Ticket Office   624-2907
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
Goldy / Recruiting Coord. / Co-Ed Cheer Julie Poeschl 625-5299
Dance Team Coach Amanda Gaines 625-1600
     
STRENGTH & CONDITIONING  
103 BFAB    
Assistant to the Athletic Director Bob Rohde 625-9891
Associate Director Sara Wiley 626-9792
Associate Director Cal Dietz 626-7845
Associate Director (FB) Eric Klein 626-8933
Assistant Director (FB) Chad Pearson 625-6732
Assistant Director (FB)   625-5016
Assistant Director (FB) Dustin Perry 625-5016
Assistant Director (FB) Kane Thompson 625-5016
Assistant Director Shaun Brown 625-3085
Assistant Director Kristin Zdanczewicz 625-0339
Assistant Director J.D. Mehlhorn 626-9163
Assistant Director Allyse Rodriguez  
Assistant Director Ralph Petrella 625-0159
Assistant Director Daniel Warnke  
     
STUDENT-ATHLETE DEVELOPMENT  
225 Gibson-Nagurski    
Assistant AD / Student-Athlete Development / Diversity & Inclusion Peyton N. Owens III 624-5834
Director of Outreach Linda Roberts 626-7857
Director / Student-Athlete Development Anissa Lightner 625-1544
Intern    
     
BASEBALL  
200 Gibson-Nagurski   625-1060
Head Coach John Anderson 625-1060
Assistant Coach Rob Fornasiere 625-0115
Assistant Coach Todd Oakes 625-3568
Volunteer Coach Patrick Casey 625-1060
Director of Operations Lee Swenson 625-0135
     
MEN'S BASKETBALL  
205 BFAB 625-3085
Head Coach Richard Pitino 625-3085
Assistant Coaches Ben Johnson 625-3085
  Nate Pomeday 625-3085
  Kimani Young 625-3085
Director of Operations Ryan Livingston 625-3085
Assistant Director of Operations Caitlin Mahoney 625-2061
Assistant Director of Operations Billy O'Meara 626-2018
Assistant to the Head Coach Josh Adel 624-5751
Graduate Manager Aaron Katsuma  
Graduate Manager Isaac Hermer  
Student Worker Emily Katsuma  
Student Worker Emma Montie  
     
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL  
249 BFAB 624-3563
Head Coach Marlene Stollings 624-3563
Associate Head Coach Niki Dawkins 624-3563
Assistant Coaches John Motherwell 624-3563
  Gail Striegler 624-3563
Director of Operations Tiffanie Couts 626-7943
Assistant Director of Operations Jermaine Brown 624-7330
Assistant to the Head Coach Adam Marso 624-3563
Intern Benjamin Dolezal 624-3563
     
MEN'S CROSS COUNTRY  
240 BFAB 625-6063
Head Coach Steve Plasencia 625-6063
Exec. Ofc & Admin. Specialist Jo Rider 625-6063
     
WOMEN'S CROSS COUNTRY  
290 BFAB 624-6533
Director Matt Bingle 624-9065
Head Coach Sarah Hopkins 624-2058
Exec. Ofc & Admin. Specialist Cindi Linell 624-6533
     
FOOTBALL  
Gibson-Nagurski 624-6004
Head Coach Tracy Claeys  
Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks Jay Johnson  
Assistant Coach - Wide Receivers Brian Anderson  
Assistant Coach - Offensive Line Bart Miller  
Assistant Coach - Defensive Line Jeff Phelps  
Assistant Coach - Running Backs/Co-Special Teams Pat Poore  
Assistant Coach - H-Backs/Tight Ends Rob Reeves  
Defensive Coordinator Jay Sawvel  
Assistant Coach - Linebackers Mike Sherels  
Assistant Defensive Backs/Co-Special Teams/Asst. to Head Coach Dan O'Brien  
Director of Player Personnel Jeff Jones  
Assistant Director of Player Personnel Mike Valesano  
Director of Football Operations Adam Clark  
Director of Recruiting Operations Billy Glasscock  
Assistant Coordinator of Recruiting Operations Morgan Liggett  
Assistant Coordinator of Recruiting Operations John Schaekel  
Offensive Quality Control William Peagler  
Defensive Quality Control Terry Szucs  
Special Teams Quality Control Keith Jordan  
Offensive Graduate Assistant Lee Grimes  
Offensive Graduate Assistant Adam Weber  
Defensive Graduate Assistant Keanon Cooper  
Defensive/Special Teams Graduate Assistant Adam Hippe  
Dietician & Nutrition Brittany Francis  
Assistant to the Head Coach Madeline Hayes  
Assistant to the Assistant Coaches Jenna Henry  
Coordinator (Films) Matthew Schilling 625-0579
Communications Tech. Jordan Adams 624-1102
     
MEN'S GOLF  
240 BFAB 625-6063
Head Coach John Carlson 625-6063
Assistant Coach Justin Smith 625-6063
Exec. Ofc & Admin. Specialist Jo Rider 625-6063
     
WOMEN'S GOLF  
240 BFAB 625-6063
Head Coach Michele Redman 625-0017
Associate Head Coach John Cleary 624-7599
Exec. Ofc & Admin. Specialist Jo Rider 625-6063
     
MEN'S GYMNASTICS  
306 Cooke Hall 626-1320
Head Coach Mike Burns 626-1320
Assistant Coach Russ Fystrom 626-1320
Assistant Coach Kostya Kolesnikov 626-2245
Exec. Ofc & Admin. Specialist Shelley Slominski 626-1320
     
WOMEN'S GYMNASTICS  
G-25 Peik 624-4331
Head Coach Jenny Hansen 624-4331
Assistant Coach Geralen Stack-Eaton  624-4331
Assistant Coach Rich Stenger 624-4331
Exec. Ofc & Admin. Specialist Mary Jo Brandt 624-4331
     
MEN'S HOCKEY  
121 Mariucci 625-2886
Head Coach Don Lucia 625-2886
Assoc. Head Coach Mike Guentzel 625-2886
Assistant Coach Grant Potulny 625-2886
Asst. Program Director Mark Bahr 624-6889
Exec. Ofc & Admin. Specialist   625-2886
     
WOMEN'S HOCKEY  
290 BFAB 625-0188
Head Coach Brad Frost 625-0188
Associate Head Coach Joel Johnson 624-1015
Assistant Coach Nadine Muzerall 625-7280
Director of Operations Dean Thibodeau 624-4859
Exec. Ofc & Admin. Specialist Cindi Linell 624-6533
     
ROWING  
290 BFAB   625-0188
Head Coach Wendy Davis 625-5588
Assistant Coach Claudia Herpertz 624-4343
Assistant Coach Cassie Drozynski 624-3508
Assistant Program Director Tom Perry 625-0285
Executive Assistant Chris Howell 625-2372
Graduate Assistant Rachel Sartor  
     
SOCCER  
260 BFAB 624-4331
Head Coach Stefanie Golan 624-4331
Associate Head Coach Krystle Seidel 624-4331
Assistant Coach Andy Stoots 624-4331
Director of Operations Tamara Warnke 626-1321
Exec. Ofc & Admin. Specialist Mary Jo Brandt 624-4331
     
SOFTBALL  
260 BFAB 626-5594
Head Coach Jessica Allister 626-5594
Associate Head Coach Jessica Merchant 626-5594
Assistant Coach Piper Ritter 626-5594
Director of Operations Michael Kyllo-Kittleson 626-5594
Exec. Ofc & Admin. Specialist Mary Jo Brandt 624-4331
     
MEN'S & WOMEN'S SWIMMING & DIVING  
35 Aquatic Center   626-1320
Head Coach Kelly Kremer 626-1320
Senior Associate Head Coach Terry Ganley 626-1320
Assistant Coach Tyler Gerst 626-1320
Assistant Coach Gideon Louw 626-1320
Assistant Coach Ryan Purdy 626-1320
Head Diving Coach Wenbo Chen 626-1320
Exec. Ofc & Admin. Specialist Shelley Slominski 626-1320
     
MEN'S TENNIS  
240 BFAB 625-1013
Head Coach Geoff Young 625-1013
Associate Head Coach Urban Ljubic 624-0829
Executive Administrative Specialist Mary Christensen-White 625-1013
     
WOMEN'S TENNIS  
293 BFAB 625-1013
Head Coach Chuck Merzbacher 624-8059
Associate Head Coach Whitney Taney 625-4860
Executive Administrative Specialist Mary Christensen-White 625-1013
     
MEN'S TRACK & FIELD  
240 BFAB   625-6063
Head Coach Steve Plasencia 625-6063
Assistant Coach Lynden Reder 626-1603
Assistant Coach Paul Thornton 624-5700
Exec. Ofc & Admin. Specialist Jo Rider 625-6063
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
Exec. Ofc & Admin. Specialist Cindi Linell 624-6533
Exec. Direct of the Griak Invitational Gary Wilson  
Intern   626-6072
     
VOLLEYBALL  
290 BFAB 624-6533
Head Coach Hugh McCutcheon 626-5788
Assistant Coach Laura Benzing 624-2889
Assistant Coach Matt Houk 624-6032
Director of Operations Nao Ikeda 624-4868
Assistant Director of Operations David Ganser 624-6533
Exec. Ofc & Admin. Specialist Cindi Linell 624-6533
     
WRESTLING  
240 BFAB 625-1013
Head Coach J Robinson 625-4075
Head Associate Coach Brandon Eggum 625-4049
Assistant Coach Luke Becker 626-2055
Volunteer Coach Jayson Ness 625-3026
Executive Administrative Specialist Mary Christensen-White 625-1013
Office Assistant Kevin LeValley 625-8441

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