Staff Directory

    USD Athletic Staff and Administration

    Mailing Address:
    The University of South Dakota
    Department of Athletics, 206 DakotaDome
    414 E. Clark Street
    Vermillion, S.D., 57069

    Main Phone: 605-677-5309
    Fax number: 605-677-5618

    Area code 605 unless noted

    David Herbster Athletics Director 677-5943
    James Bandy Senior Associate AD/Internal Operations 677-3111
    David Williams Senior Associate AD/External Relations 677-5333
    Jamie Oyen Associate AD/Compliance/Senior Woman Administrator 677-5299
    Jon Schemmel Associate AD/Development 659-4544
    Jeanette Hubert Asst. AD for Administration 677-8840
    Dr. Christina Keller Faculty Athletic Representative 677-6125
    Gary Madsen Operations Manager 677-5957
    Sara Rohde Accounting Assistant 677-5958
    Dianna Olson Program Assistant 677-5943
    Sports Information
    Bryan Boettcher

    Sports Information Director (FB, MBB, SB, TN, Golf) 677-5927
    TBA Assistant SID
    Britni Waller Graduate Assistant (T&F, CC, SOC, S&D, VB, WBB) 677-8813
    Athletic Training
    Bruce Fischbach Head Athletic Trainer (FB, Tennis, Golf) 677-5960
    Abby Mettler Assistant Athletic Trainer (WBB) 677-5960
    Tyler Dopheide Assistant Athletic Trainer (FB, T&F) 677-5960
    Nichelle Klatt Graduate Assistant (T&F) 677-5960
    Ian Lackey Graduate Assistant (SOC) 677-5960
    Travis Olsen Graduate Assistant (MBB) 677-5960
    Taylor Piper Graduate Assistant (SB) 677-5960
    Jordan Shangreaux Graduate Assistant (VB, S&D) 677-5960
    Strength and Conditioning
    Jevon Bowman Head Strength and Conditioning Coach (FB, VB, WBB) 209-5777
    TBA Assistant Coach TBA TBA
    Kyle Hayes Graduate Assistant 321-745-8379
    Student-Athlete Success Center
    Colleen Evans Director of Student-Athlete Success Center 677-6551
    Becky Jensen Academic Advisor 677-5381
    Chad Gerber Academic Advisor 677-7218
    Taylor Chapman Graduate Assistant
    Amanda Seifert Graduate Assistant
    Jamie Oyen Associate AD/Compliance/Senior Woman Administrator 677-5299
    Drew DeGroot Compliance Coordinator 677-7289
    Logan Magnusson Graduate Assistant 677-7289
    Joe Thuente Director of Marketing and Promotions 677-5922
    Coyote Sports Properties
    Travis Lee General Manager 677-5760
    Ben Flora Account Executive 677-5412
    Jon Schemmel Associate AD/Development 659-4544
    Chris Kassin Assistant Director of Development 670-9698
    Erica Schilling Assistant Director of Development
    Elliot Powell Development Coordinator
    Ticket Office
    Chris Kaufman Coordinator of Ticket Operations and Sales 677-5959
    Josh Wall Graduate Assistant 677-5959
    Sara Wieseler Equipment Manager 677-3199
    Spirit Squads
    Lindsay Sparks Spirit Team Advisor 677-5666
    Coaching Staff
    Men's Basketball
    Craig Smith Head Coach 677-8887
    Gameli Ahelegbe Assistant 677-8887
    Austin Hansen Assistant 677-8887
    Eric Peterson Assistant 677-8887
    Monte Ritchie Director of Operations 677-8887
    Women's Basketball
    Amy Williams Head Coach 677-5941
    Chuck Love Assistant 677-3198
    Josh Hutchinson Assistant 677-5940
    Tandem Mays Assistant 677-3198
    Clint Farrar Director of Operations 677-5324
    Cross Country (Men's and Women's)
    Dan Fitzsimmons Head Coach 677-5044
    Matt Hoyt Volunteer Assistant
    Joe Glenn Head Coach 677-6461
    Wesley Beschorner Associate Head Coach/Off. Coordinator 677-6949
    Jason Petrino Def. Coordinator/Secondary 677-5925
    Adam Breske Inside Linebackers 677-5898
    Matthew Middleton Wide Receivers/Recruiting Coordinator 677-5923
    Brett Harvey Offensive Line/NFL Liaison 677-3908
    Collin Prosser Tight Ends/Offensive Tackles 677-5934
    Marty Biagi Cornerbacks 677-5943
    Marquice Williams Defensive Line/Special Teams/Community Relations 677-5954
    Luke Groth Director of Football Operations/On-campus Recruiting 677-6932
    Golf (Men's and Women's)
    Nick Hovden Head Coach 670-0492
    John Vining Assistant 677-5309
    Soccer (Women's)
    Mandy Green Head Coach 677-5516
    Josh Green Assistant 677-3165
    Jen Ogren Assistant
    Amy Klyse Head Coach 677-6587
    Hallie Blackney Assistant 677-6587
    Alexa Rudeen Graduate Assistant 677-3165
    Swimming and Diving (Men's and Women's)
    Jason Mahowald Head Coach 677-5931
    Meili Carpenter Interim Assistant Dives Coach
    Eric Thurston Graduate Assistant
    Jenna Peanasky Graduate Assistant
    Tennis (Women's)
    Brett Barnett Head Coach 677-5044
    Track and Field
    Lucky Huber Head Women's Coach/Director of Track and Field & Cross Country 677-5939
    Dave Gottsleben Head Men's Coach 677-5942
    Derek Miles Associate Director of Track and Field/Jumps 677-5939
    Dan Fitzsimmons Distance 677-5044
    Tyler Custis Throws 677-5309
    Kenna Wolter Graduate Assistant/Jumps 677-5309
    Andrea Cota Human Performance Specialist 677-5309
    Matt Hoyt Volunteer Assistant - Distance
    Nevada Hughes Volunteer Assistant - Hurdles
    Chad Pinkelman Volunteer Assistant - Jumps
    Josh Wall Volunteer Assistant - Sprints
    Leanne (Felsing) Williamson Head Coach 670-9872
    Michelle Cole Assistant 677-6259

    Mission Statement:
    The University of South Dakota's Intercollegiate Athletics Department, as an integral part of the University's educational mission, is committed to a comprehensive athletics program dedicated to excellence.

    Academic Integrity & Leadership:
    Dedication to the principles of academic excellence, the encouragement of degree completion, the development of the whole person, and support in securing a productive place in society for all student athletes.

    Athletic Achievement:
    Dedication to maximum athletic performance.

    Fiscal Integrity:
    Development and maintenance of comprehensive fiscal policies and practices to ensure control and accountability throughout the program.

    Compliance with Federal, State, University, NCAA and Conference regulations.

    Personal Development:
    Encourage all personnel and student athletes toward personal and professional growth.

    Quality Support:
    Dedication to providing the finest staff, facilities, services and equipment to ensure that all student athletes have the opportunity to train and compete in a safe and supportive atmosphere.

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