Staff Directory

Administration

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Phil Esten Vice-President, Director of Athletics
651-962-5901 phil.esten@stthomas.edu
Cory Chapman Senior Associate Athletic Director, Internal Operations
651-962-6193 cory.chapman@stthomas.edu
Jemal Griffin Senior Associate Athletic Director, Student-Athlete Welfare & Development
651-962-5908 jemal.griffin@stthomas.edu
Megan Jacobson Senior Associate Athletic Director, Administration (SWA)
651-962-5902 mkjacobson@stthomas.edu
Tyler Grey Assistant Athletic Director, External Affairs
651-962-5976 grey0003@stthomas.edu
Sarah Denn Athletics Program Manager, Events and Marketing
651-962-6186 sarah.denn@stthomas.edu
Julie Friend Administrative Assistant to the Vice President, Director of Athletics
651-962-5901 jfriend@stthomas.edu
Dr. Mary Daugherty Faculty Athletics Representative
651-962-5122 msdaugherty@stthomas.edu

Sports Information

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Gene McGivern Sports Information Director
651-962-5903 ejmcgivern@stthomas.edu

Strength and Conditioning

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Stuart Borne Strength and Conditioning Coordinator
651-962-5980 born8344@stthomas.edu

Athletic Facilities

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Dave Lepp ARC Facilities
651-962-5905 dflepp@stthomas.edu
Michael Andregg ARC Front Desk
651-962-5920 mmandregg@stthomas.edu

Athletic Training

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Jim Rakow Head Athletic Trainer
651-962-5973 rako0006@stthomas.edu
Kristin Stoneberg Athletic Trainer
651-962-5942 ston3117@stthomas.edu
Robert Zelesnikar Athletic Trainer
zele0008@stthomas.edu
Elizabeth Justesen Athletic Trainer
elizabeth.justesen@stthomas.edu
Amy Gilbertson Athletic Trainer
gilb9744@stthomas.edu

Athletic Equipment

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Kevin Zack Equipment Room Supervisor
651-962-5906 zack0007@stthomas.edu

Baseball

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Chris Olean Head Coach
651-962-5924 crolean@stthomas.edu
Tanner Vavra Assistant Coach - Hitting, Infield
Trey Vavra Assistant Coach
Nate Hammes Assistant Coach - JV, Catchers
Peter Burg Assistant Coach
Cole Hutchens Assistant Coach
Ian Schwickert Assistant Coach
Drake Molitor Manager

Football

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Glenn Caruso Head Coach
football@stthomas.edu
Wallie Kuchinski Defensive Coordinator/Outside Linebackers
651-962-5917 kuchinski@stthomas.edu
Bruce Carpenter Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks
651-962-5932 carp8468@stthomas.edu
Jarod Dodson Assistant Coach - Recruiting Coordinator/WRs
651-962-5919 jdodson@stthomas.edu
Doug Lichtenberger Assistant Coach - Special Teams Coor./DBs
Brian Rose Assistant Coach - Video Coordinator/Defensive Line
Nick Olson Assistant Coach - Offensive Line
Mark Dowdle Asst. Coach -- Cornerbacks
Jordan Roberts Assistant Coach - Running Backs

Men's Basketball

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Johnny Tauer Head Coach
651-962-5953 jmtauer@stthomas.edu
Mike Keating Assistant Coach
mjkeating1@stthomas.edu
Josh Rodenbiker Assistant Coach - Recruiting Coordinator/Head JV Coach
rodenbiker@stthomas.edu
Will DeBerg Assistant Coach
Tim Jarmusz Assistant Coach
tjarmusz88@gmail.com
Cooper Olson Student Assistant

Men's Golf

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Scott Proshek Head Coach
952-484-9070 scottpro35@comcast.net
Jim Deutsch Assistant Coach
612-701-6572 pgajim@pga.com
Sean Barrett Assistant Coach

Men's Hockey

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Jeff Boeser Head Coach
651-962-5911 boes7244@stthomas.edu
Nick Bydal Assistant Coach
Garrett Gruenke Assistant Coach - Defensemen/Video Coordinator
Drew Fielding Assistant Coach - Goaltenders

Men's Soccer

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Jon Lowery Head Coach
651-962-5923 lowe0513@stthomas.edu
Tom Kleczewski Assistant Coach

Men's Tennis

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Ken Cychosz Interim Head Coach
kenneth.cychosz@stthomas.edu

Men's Track and Field

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Steve Mathre Head Coach
651-962-5915 samathre@stthomas.edu
Pete Wareham Head Coach Cross Country - Assistant Track Coach/Distance
651-962-5913 pjwareham@stthomas.edu
Pat Ahern Assistant Coach - Throws
Patrick Keyes Assistant Coach - Sprints, Hurdles
pdkeyes@stthomas.edu
Dean Aurich Assistant Coach - Pole Vault
Jay Hatleli Assistant Coach - Horizontal Jumps
Becky Culp Assistant Coach - Throws
beckyaculp@gmail.com
Ryan Ness Volunteer Assistant Coach - Javelin

Men's Cross Country

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Pete Wareham Head Coach Cross Country - Assistant Track Coach/Distance
651-962-5913 pjwareham@stthomas.edu
Patrick Keyes Assistant Coach
pdkeyes@stthomas.edu

Softball

Name Title Phone E-Mail
John Tschida Head Coach
651-962-5922 jbtschida@stthomas.edu
Jim Tschida Assistant Coach
Brad Horstman Assistant Coach
Tim Gormley Assistant Coach
Erica Wilson Assistant Coach
Megan DuPuis Assistant Coach

Swimming and Diving

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Scott Blanchard Head Coach
651-962-5950 blan2581@stthomas.edu
Arron Carlson Assistant Coach - Diving

Volleyball

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Thanh Pham Head Coach
651-962-5912 volleyball@stthomas.edu
Dave Orren Assistant Coach
Felicia Ulrich Assistant Coach
Jill Greenfield Assistant Coach
Patrick Bowlin Assistant Coach

Women's Basketball

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Ruth Sinn Head Coach
651-962-5931 rasinn@stthomas.edu
Brian Silk Assistant Coach
silk9572@stthomas.edu
Rick Canton Assistant Coach
cant0011@stthomas.edu
Kyle Ague Assistant Coach
ague8598@stthomas.edu
Jacqlyn Poss Assistant Coach

Women's Golf

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Sara Evens Head Coach
651-797-8086 saraevens@hotmail.com

Women's Hockey

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Tom Palkowski Head Coach
651-962-5927 tdpalkowski@stthomas.edu
Marty Sertich Assistant Coach
Kristi King Assistant Coach
Drew Fielding Assistant Coach - Goaltenders

Women's Soccer

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Sheila McGill Head Coach
651-962-5921 scmcgill@stthomas.edu
Julie Eibensteiner Assistant Coach - Goalkeepers
Julie Lundquist Assistant Coach

Women's Tennis

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Ken Cychosz Interim Head Coach
kenneth.cychosz@stthomas.edu
Andrew Michaels Asst. Coach

Women's Track and Field

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Joe Sweeney Head Coach
651-962-5914 jvsweeney@stthomas.edu
Patrick Keyes Assistant Coach - Sprints, Hurdles
pdkeyes@stthomas.edu
Luke Kopnick Asst. Women's Distance Coach
lucas.kopnick@stthomas.edu
Pat Ahern Assistant Coach - Throws
Dean Aurich Assistant Coach - Pole Vault
Becky Culp Assistant Coach - Throws
beckyaculp@gmail.com
Jay Hatleli Assistant Coach - Horizontal Jumps
Ryan Ness Volunteer Assistant Coach - Javelin

Women's Cross Country

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Joe Sweeney Head Coach
651-962-5914 jvsweeney@stthomas.edu
Luke Kopnick Assistant Coach
lucas.kopnick@stthomas.edu