Staff Directory
Administration
Mark LaBarbera
Director of Athletics
Kris Sanders
Administrative Assistant for Athletics
John Kuka
Associate Director of Athletics
Erik Weiler
Associate Director of Athletics for Internal Operations
Sarah Pruess
Associate Director of Athletics for Compliance/Senior Woman Administrator
Rin Seibert
Director of Recreational Sports/Associate Director of Athletics
Candy Jessen
Assistant Director of Athletics for Business Services
Melissa Van Dygriff
Assistant Director of Athletics for Student Services
David Kay
General Manager - Valpo Athletics Sponsorships
Matt Ward
Compliance Coordinator
Jake Sale
Assistant Director of the Crusader Fund
Erica Fedornock
Athletic Ticket Operations Manager
Lexi Nichols
Assistant Director of Marketing for Athletics
Robbie Crimmins
Director of Event Operations
Ron Blatz
Broadcast & Streaming Manager
Renee' Turpa
Group Sales Ticket Coordinator
Merel Nelson
Operations Coordinator
Lissa Yogan
Faculty Athletics Representative
Sports Media Relations
Aaron Leavitt
Assistant Director of Athletics for Media Relations (WSO, VB, MBB, SFT, BWL, SWIM)
Brandon Vickrey
Assistant Director of Athletics Media Relations (MSO, FB, WBB, BSE, MGO, WGO, MTE, WTE, T&F, XC)
Keith Haar
Graduate Assistant (T&F & XC primary)
Brandon Riley
Graduate Assistant (SWIM primary)
Sports Medicine
Nathan Twedt, ATC, LAT
Head Athletic Trainer (FB, MTE, WTE, MGO, WGO)
Carrie McKiddy, ATC, LAT
Associate Athletic Trainer (WBB, WCC, BWL)
Rebekah Reichard, ATC, LAT
Associate Athletic Trainer (VB, SFT)
Zachary Creighton, ATC, LAT
Assistant Athletic Trainer (MBB, MCC)
Kaleb Ellison, ATC
Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer (FB, BSE)
Nicole DeMarco, ATC
Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer (FB, SWIM)
Daniel La Berry, ATC
Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer (MSO, TF)
Amanda Bafia
Athletics Insurance Coordinator
Baseball Coaches
Brian Schmack
Head Coach
Kory Winter
Assistant Coach
Casey Fletcher
Assistant Coach
Men's Basketball Coaches
Matt Lottich
Head Coach
Luke Gore
Associate Head Coach
Todd Townsend
Assistant Coach
Rob Holloway
Assistant Coach
Matt Bowen
Special Assistant to the Head Coach/Director of Basketball Operations
Derek Bol
Strength and Conditioning Coach
Julie Vick
Administrative Assistant
Women's Basketball Coaches
Mary Evans
Head Coach
Mary Gleason
Assistant Coach
Gabby Johnson
Assistant Coach
Dani Franklin
Assistant Coach
Sean Eaton
Director of Basketball Operations
Bob Brooks
Strength Coach
Carrie McKiddy, ATC, LAT
Associate Athletic Trainer (WBB, WCC, BWL)
Julie Vick
Administrative Assistant
Women's Bowling Coaches
Shon Washington
Head Coach
Sarah Forton
Graduate Assistant
Cross Country Coaches
Mike Straubel
Head Coach
Brittany Fozkoz
Volunteer Assistant
Football Coaches
Landon Fox
Head Coach
Chris Limbach
Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks Coach
Brian Dougherty
Defensive Coordinator/Safeties Coach
Dave Bucar
Assistant Head Coach/Offensive Line Coach/Run Game Coordinator
Jon Robinson
Special Teams Coordinator/Linebackers Coach
Brannon Dunn
Defensive Line Coach/Run Game Coordinator
Devin Figaro
Wide Receivers Coach
Zach Greiner
Tight Ends Coach
Alex Curtis
Strength & Conditioning Coach
Cory Colder
Running Backs Coach
Zach Carney
Defensive Line Assistant
Dena Smiley
Administrative Assistant
Men's Golf Coaches
David Gring
Head Coach
Ron Gring
Assistant Coach
Tom Brankin
Volunteer Assistant Coach
Bob Brooks
Strength and Conditioning Coach
Erik Weiler
Associate Director of Athletics for Internal Operations
Nathan Twedt, ATC, LAT
Head Athletic Trainer (FB, MTE, WTE, MGO, WGO)
Pam Gring
Administrative Assistant
Women's Golf Coaches
Men's Soccer Coaches
Mike Avery
Head Coach
Brendan Roth
Assistant Coach
Raul Barillas
Volunteer Assistant Coach
Women's Soccer Coaches
John Marovich
Head Coach
Softball Coaches
Kate Stake
Head Coach
Monica Wright
Associate Head Coach
Kayti Grable
Assistant Coach
Swimming Coaches
Miriam Wagner
Head Coach
Men's Tennis Coaches
Jim Daugherty
Head Coach
Eddie Chen
Graduate Assistant Coach
Women's Tennis Coaches
Track & Field Coaches
Ryan Moore
Head Coach
James Overbo
Associate Head Coach
Mike Straubel
Assistant Coach
Sawyer Smith
Volunteer Assistant
Brittany Fozkoz
Volunteer Assistant
Volleyball Coaches
Carin Avery
Head Coach
Nick Polite
Assistant Coach
Strength & Conditioning
Bob Brooks
Strength and Conditioning Coach
Derek Bol
Strength and Conditioning Coach
Cheerleader Coaches
Laura Yoder
Head Coach
Kayla Caves
Assistant Coach
Crusaderette Coaches
Laura Yoder
Head Coach
Kayla Caves
Assistant Coach
Recreational Sports
Rin Seibert
Director of Recreational Sports/Associate Director of Athletics
Tristan Leonhard
Associate Director of Recreational Sports
Pat Broadstone
Administrative Assistant