Women's Intercollegiate Athletics
Unit Annual Report
Mark Fohl - Director of Athletics (Men & Women), Instructor
Doug Reese - Assistant to the Athletic Director (Equipment Room Manager), Head Wrestling Coach, Teaching Specialist
Jodi Holleman – Principal Accounts Specialist
Sandy Zeltwanger – Senior Secretary
Brian Curtis - Sports Information Director
Heather Pennie - Head Volleyball Coach, Head Softball Coach, Instructor
Dana Jesnowski – Part-time Assistant Softball Coach
Jim Hall - Head Basketball Coach, Instructor
Jerry Monner - Head Track Coach, Head Cross Country Coach, Instructor
Jana Koehler – Head Women's Golf Coach (Part-time)
Chris DeVries – Head Soccer Coach, Compliance Coordinator, Instructor
Ryan Viergutz - Assistant Equipment Manager, (resigned early in fall semester)
Jim Gremmels – Volunteer Assistant Tennis Coach
Dan Mowry – Head Tennis Coach, Part-time Assistant Soccer Coach
Randi Peterson – Part-time Assistant Basketball Coach
Tom Morton, Stephanie Looney – Student Assistant Volleyball Coaches
Mistica Olson – Student Assistant Softball Coach
Mark Van Overbeke – Volunteer Assistant Track Coach
Neil Jones – Student Assistant Track Coach
Rich Hardy - Athletic Trainer, Instructor
Ray Bowman - Athletic Trainer, Instructor
Erin Christensen, Wendy O'Connell, Miriam Bagniewski, Josh Warner – Student Assistant Athletic Trainers
Stephanie Tomte, Jessica Rada, Brandi Rada, Erin Mahoney, Melissa Schweiss, Marty Hoffman, Desirae Rowberry, Mari Sandom - Student Office Workers
To organize and administer a broad program of athletic 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.
A. Administer the athletic policies of the Chancellor, the Upper Midwest Athletic 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
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 the 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 Report to the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs.
The women's program had a very successful year. The track & field and soccer teams won conference championships outright and the volleyball team shared the championship. A number of other teams were contenders.
We need to increase the number of participants in women's golf.
Narrative and/or Statistical
|Volleyball||19||Heather Pennie||20-14||1st Tie|
|Cross Country||11||Jerry Monner||NA||4th|
Major Changes Recommended / Plans for 2004-2005
1. Women's swimming & diving has been added for 2004-2005.
2. The transition to the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference has gone smoothly. We are
continuing with the reclassification to NCAA Division III.
3. In order to assure that we have an adequate number of participants in cross country,
track & field and golf, we must begin to fund recruiting efforts in those sports.
4. We should finish the soccer facility by completing the building on which construction
began in 2002.