Men's Intercollegiate Athletics

                                                          Unit Annual Report

                                                                  2002-2003

 

Personnel

 

Mark Fohl — Director of Athletics (Men & Women), Head Baseball Coach, Head Men's Golf Coach, Lecturer

Doug Reese — Assistant to the Athletic Director (Equipment Room Manager), Head Wrestling Coach, Teaching Specialist

Chris DeVries — Compliance Coordinator

Ken Crandall — Head Football Coach, Lecturer

Paul Grove — Head Basketball Coach, Lecturer

Jodi Holleman — Principal Accounts Specialist

Sandy Zeltwanger — Senior Secretary

Ray Bowman — Athletic Trainer, Instructor

Rich Hardy — Athletic Trainer, Instructor

Jerry Monner — Head Track Coach, Lecturer

Dwayne Pelham — Asst. Football Coach

Jeff Remington — Part-time Assistant Football Coach

Ryan Viergutz — Assistant Football Coach, Asst. Equipment Room Manager

Brian Curtis — Sports Information Director

Todd Hickman — Assistant Football Coach, Assistant Baseball Coach, Instructor

Aaron Thompson — Part-time Assistant Basketball Coach

Brad Gibson — Part-time Assistant Wrestling Coach

Jim Gremmels — Volunteer Assistant Basketball Coach

Grant Harding — Volunteer Assistant Football Coach

Jeff Peter — Volunteer Assistant Golf Coach

Don Goracke — Part-time Assistant Baseball Coach

Ben Harris, Jake Schmidt — Student Assistant Football Coaches

Tim Droske — Head Tennis Coach (part-time)

Seth Miller — Ticket Manager

Craig Brandenberger, Lacey Huschle, Jim Patzner, Aaron Benson, Randy Hamling, Mistica Olson, Miriam Bagniewski, Kara Hedding — Student Assistant Athletic Trainers

Jessica Rada, Brandi Rada, Erin Mahoney, Melissa Schweiss, Cendy Gonzalez — Student Office Workers

 

 

 

 

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Purpose

 

To organize and administer a broad program of athletics and recreational activities designed to:

 

A.   Meet the needs and interests of students.

B.   Provide a satisfying and unifying experience for college and community life.

C.   Prepare future coaches, teachers, and administrators for athletic responsibilities.

 

Function

 

A.        Administer the athletic policies of the Chancellor, the Northern Sun Intercollegiate

Conference and the NCAA.

B.        Develop schedules of games and contests, secure competent game officials, assist

coaches in arrangements for transportation, meals and lodging for team trips, prepare

programs for home events, arrange details of contest management (radio facilities, pre-

game and half-time programs, ticket sales and concession sales), manage tournament

events.

C.        Coordinate athletic health and training needs and proper insurance details for athletes.

D.        Supervise student workers in the P.E. Center and coordinate with the Financial Aid Office.

E.         Supervise the purchasing, marking, inventory and maintenance of athletic equipment and issuance of equipment to students, faculty and staff.

F.         Assist Plant Services and administration in the planning of indoor and outdoor facilities

for class, athletic, and recreational use and supervise the marking and maintenance of same.

G.        Provide a safe and healthful environment for all athletic participants, students enrolled in classes and spectators so all may enjoy the ultimate usage of facilities.

H.        Recruit prospective student-athletes by letter, telephone communications and home/

school visits.   Coordinate such efforts with the Office of Admissions and Financial

Aid.

I.          When replacement or additional staffing is needed, advertise through affirmative action

guidelines to hire qualified individuals for positions in the Athletic Department.

J.         Maintain files for roster information, schedules, eligibility, scores, equipment &

supplies and budget detail.

K.        Coordinate all special events held in the P.E. Center and athletic facilities.

L.         Submit Annual Unit Report to the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs.

 

 

 

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Evaluation

 

With the exception of some individual successes, the men's athletic program continued to be unable to be competitive in the NSIC.

 

We must work to increase the number of participants in football.

 

 

Narrative and/or Statistical

 

Sport               No. of              Coach                          Record             Conference

Athletes

 

Football           50                    Ken Crandall               0-11                 10th

Basketball       12                    Paul Grove                  2-25                 10th

Wrestling         12                    Doug Reese                 1-8                     4th

Baseball           41                    Mark Fohl                   6-39                   9th

Track               11                    Jerry Monner              NA                    7th

Tennis               9                    Tim Droske                 1-9                   NA

Golf                 12                    Mark Fohl                   NA                    5th

 

 

Major Changes Recommended/Plans for 2003-2004

 

1.         All men's sports except for wrestling will compete in the Upper Midwest Athletic

            Conference in 2003-04.

 

2.         Wrestling will be discontinued after 2003-04.

 

3.         Planning will begin for the construction of a new football stadium to be built in

            cooperation with the Morris Area School District.

 

4.         We should begin to fund recruiting efforts in track & field, tennis, golf and baseball.

 

5.         The process of transitioning to NCAA Division III will continue.

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