Athletics Department

The offices of the Athletics Department are located on the second floor of the DeVos Fieldhouse, 222 Fairbanks Avenue. Please enter from the west (clock tower) side of the building.

General Number -- 616-395-7070
Athletics Fax -- 616-395-7175
Ticket Office -- 616-395-7890
Information For Visiting Teams 

STAFF DIRECTORY

2017-2018 Athletics Administration

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Melinda Larson
Co-Athletic Director
616-395-7694 [email protected]
Tim Schoonveld
Co-Athletic Director
616-395-7698 [email protected]
Caroline Dykstra
Assistant Athletic Director
616-395-7081 [email protected]
Kirk Brumels
Chairperson of Department of Kinesiology
616-395-7356 [email protected]
Lindsey Engelsman
Office Manager, Athletics Brand Manager
616-395-7688 [email protected]
Jamie DeWitt
Athletics Assistant
616-395-7349 [email protected]
Gordon VanderYacht
Equipment Manager
616-395-7917 [email protected]
Mike Howes
Event & Ticket Manager
616-395-7011 [email protected]
Alan Babbitt
Sports Information Director
616-395-7856 [email protected]


Athletic Training

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Tim Koberna
Head Athletic Trainer
616-395-7705 [email protected]
Tonia Gruppen
Assistant Professor of Kinesiology & Athletic Trainer
616-395-7455 [email protected]
Anthony Richards
Assistant Athletic Trainer
616-395-7070 [email protected]
Kirk Brumels
Chairman of Department of Kinesiology, Professor & Athletic Trainer
616-395-7356 [email protected]


Strength & Conditioning

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Dan Margritz
Strength & Conditioning Coach, Assistant Football Coach
616-395-7255 [email protected]


Baseball

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Stu Fritz
Head Coach
616-395-7692 [email protected]
Chad Ruby
Associate Head Coach
616-395-7070 [email protected]
Dane Wysocki
Pitching coach
616-395-7070 [email protected]
Jon Edmondson
Assistant coach
616-395-7070


Men's Basketball

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Greg Mitchell
Head Coach
616-395-7699 [email protected]
Tom Davelaar
Assistant coach
616-395-7070 [email protected]
Mike Aldrich
Assistant coach
517-881-8005 [email protected]
Craig Kopas
Assistant coach
616-403-6646 [email protected]
Chad Carlson
Junior varsity coach
616-395-7070 [email protected]


Women's Basketball

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Brian Morehouse
Head Coach, Dow Center Director
616-395-7853 [email protected]
Courtney Kust
Assistant Coach
616-395-7222 [email protected]
Colly Carlson
Assistant Coach
616-395-7070 [email protected]
Dean Morehouse
Assistant Coach
616-395-7070 [email protected]
Bill Kelp
Assistant Coach
Kristen Slotman
Junior Varsity Coach
616-395-7070


Men's Cross Country

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Mark Northuis
Head Men's & Women's Cross Country Coach, Professor of Kinesiology
616-395-7689 [email protected]
Brian VanZanten
Associate Head Coach
616-395-7070 [email protected]
Patrick Weisgerber
Assistant Coach
616-395-7070 [email protected]
Phil Jones
Assistant Coach
616-395-7070


Women's Cross Country

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Mark Northuis
Head Men's & Women's Cross Country Coach; Professor of Kinesiology
616-395-7689 [email protected]
Brian VanZanten
Associate Head Coach
616-395-7070 [email protected]
Patrick Weisgerber
Assistant Coach
616-395-7070 [email protected]
Phil Jones
Assistant Coach
616-395-7070


Football

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Peter Stuursma
Head Football Coach
616-395-7288 [email protected]
Michael Ricketts
Defensive Coordinator
616-395-7683 [email protected]
Andrew Hawken
Offensive Coordinator
616-395-7392 [email protected]
Dan Margritz
Linebackers, Strength & Conditioning Coach
616-395-7255 [email protected]
Jim Caserta
Quarterbacks Coach
616-395-7070 [email protected]
Jason Duram
Defensive Line Coach
616-395-7070 [email protected]
Dave Gkekas
Cornerbacks Coach
616-460-0560 [email protected]
Shawn Jackson
Running Backs Coach
616-395-7070 [email protected]
Michael Lapciuk
Receivers, Special Teams Coach
616-395-7070 [email protected]
Tony Semple
Offensive Line Coach
616-395-7070 [email protected]
Michael Stephan
Assistant Offensive Line Coach
616-395-7070 [email protected]


Men's Golf

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Scott Lokers
Head Men's Golf Coach
616-886-2197 [email protected]


Women's Golf

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Greg Stafford
Head Women's Golf Coach
616-395-7070 [email protected]
Melody Oonk
Assistant Coach
616-395-7070


Men's Lacrosse

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Michael Schanhals
Head Men's Lacrosse Coach
616-395-7070 [email protected]
Bruce Elder
Volunteer Assistant Coach
616-395-7070
Chris Scheldt
Assistant coach
616-395-7070


Women's Lacrosse

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Kim Vincent
Head Women's Lacrosse Coach
616-395-7070 [email protected]


Men's Soccer

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Dave Brandt
Head Men's Soccer Coach
616-395-7287 [email protected]


Women's Soccer

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Leigh Sears
Head Women's Soccer Coach, Associate Professor of Kinesiology
616-395-7693 [email protected]
Elliot Slenk
Assistant Coach
616-395-7070 [email protected]
Kate Thayer
Assistant Coach — Goalkeepers
616-395-7070
Nicky Beyer
Assistant Coach
616-395-7070


Men's Swimming & Diving

Name Title Phone E-Mail
John Patnott
Co-Head Men's & Women's Swimming & Diving Coach
616-395-7697 [email protected]pe.edu
Jake Taber
Co-Head Men's Swimming & Diving Head Coach
616-395-6891 [email protected]
Nathan Brown
Assistant Coach
[email protected]
Rebecca Mumby
Diving Coach
[email protected]


Women's Swimming & Diving

Name Title Phone E-Mail
John Patnott
Co-Head Men's & Women's Swimming & Diving Coach
616-395-7697 [email protected]
Jake Taber
Co-Head Men's Swimming & Diving Head Coach
616-395-6891 [email protected]
Nathan Brown
Assistant Coach
[email protected]
Rebecca Mumby
Diving Coach
[email protected]


Softball

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Mary VandeHoef
Head Softball Coach, Intramural Director, Dow Center Assistant Director
616-395-7956 [email protected]
Jeanette Olinger
Assistant Coach
616-395-7070 [email protected]
Laura Tjepkema
Assistant Coach
Lisa Schoonveld
Assistant Coach


Men's Tennis

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Bob Cawood
Head Coach
616-395-4965 [email protected]
Matt Hamilton
Assistant Coach
[email protected]


Men's Track & Field

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Kevin Cole
Head Track & Field Coach, Associate Professor of Kinesiology
616-395-7138 [email protected]
Mark Northuis
Assistant Coach — Distance, middle distance
616-395-7689 [email protected]
Paul Markel
Assistant coach — Throws
616-395-7070 [email protected]
Jon Lunderberg
Assistant coach — Pole vault
616-395-7070 [email protected]
Kara Winton
Assistant coach
616-395-7070
Patrick Weisgerber
Assistant Coach - Steeplechase
616-395-7070 [email protected]


Women's Tennis

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Bob Cawood
Head Coach
616-395-4965 [email protected]
Matt Hamilton
Assistant Coach


Women's Track & Field

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Kevin Cole
Head Track & Field Coach
616-395-7138 [email protected]
Mark Northuis
Assistant Coach — Distance, middle distance
616-395-7689 [email protected]
Paul Markel
Assistant coach — Throws
616-395-7070 [email protected]
Jon Lunderberg
Assistant Coach — Pole vault
616-395-7070 [email protected]
Kara Winton
Assistant coach
616-395-7070
Patrick Weisgerber
Assistant Coach - Steeplechase
616-395-7070 [email protected]


Women's Volleyball

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Becky Schmidt
Head Volleyball Coach; Assistant Professor of Kinesiology
616-395-7682 [email protected]
Jean Kegerreis
Assistant coach
616-395-7070
Tom Doherty
Assistant Coach
616-395-7070


Cheerleading

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Kiley Kaye
Head Cheerleading Coach
616-395-7070 [email protected]


Men's Ice Hockey

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Chris Van Timmeren
Head Coach
616-292-7787 [email protected]