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

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 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


Sport No.of Athletes Coach Record Conference
Volleyball 19 Heather Pennie 20-14 1st Tie
Basketball 17 Jim Hall 12-15 5th
Softball 17 Heather Pennie 15-25 5th
Track 17 Jerry Monner NA 1st
Tennis 16 Dan Mowry 6-4 2nd
Golf 7 Jana Koehler NA NA
Wrestling 12 Doug Reese NA NA
Cross Country 11 Jerry Monner NA 4th
Soccer 19 Chris DeVries 15-3-1 1st


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.

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