Defiance College Athletic Department
Administrative Staff
Rudy Yovich Director of Athletics (419) 783-2380
Jodie Holava Assistant Athletic Director (419) 783-2379
Michelle Trubey Administrative Assistant (419) 783-2342
Dr. Jeremy Taylor Faculty Athletic Representative (419) 783-2305
Athletic Facilities
Terry Ranes Facilities Director (419) 783-2492
Sports Information
Jeff Hoedt Sports Information Director (419) 783-2566
Megan Higdon Sports Information Graduate Assistant (419) 783-2566
Ryan Schadewald Sports Information Graduate Assistant (419) 783-2566
Athletic Training
Kevin Tong Head Athletic Trainer (419) 783-2340
Kathleen Westfall Associate Athletic Trainer, SWA (419) 783-2345
Shelby Hutchins Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer
Allie Pichert Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer
Baseball Coaching Staff
Derek Woodley Head Coach (419) 783-2341
Scoop Miller Assistant Coach
Joel Musser Assistant Coach (419) 783-2369
Men's Basketball Coaching Staff
Scott Cutter Head Coach (419) 783-2346
Brennan McKean Assistant Coach
Sterling Johnson Assistant Coach
Women's Basketball Coaching Staff
Jessica (Cox) Morris Head Coach (419) 783-2391
Kristin Henning Assistant Coach
Hanna Fedorka Assistant Coach
Dave Etchison Assistant Coach
Steve VanDemark Assistant Coach
Men's Cross Country Coaching Staff
Ken Ciolek Head Coach (419) 783-2385
Adam Trausch Assistant Coach
Women's Cross Country Coaching Staff
Ken Ciolek Head Coach (419) 783-2385
Adam Trausch Assistant Coach
Football Coaching Staff
Casey Goff Head Coach/Defensive Coordinator/LB (419) 783-2432
Aaron Mershman Academic Coord./Offensive Coord./QB (419) 783-2583
Don Lappe Recruiting Coordinator/Offensive Line (419) 783-2447
Timothy Hornick Graduate Assistant Coach (419) 980-2065
Nathan Freese Graduate Assistant Coach
Nick Eberly Student Manager
Logan Jones Student Manager
Zach Weber Student Manager
Men's Golf Coaching Staff
Fred Moore Head Coach (419) 785-2865
Women's Golf Coaching Staff
Kaycee Butt '11 Head Coach (419) 785-2866
Men's Soccer Coaching Staff
Jordan Valentine Head Coach (419) 783-2588
Alex Collier Graduate Assistant Coach
Women's Soccer Coaching Staff
Jenny Vincent Head Coach (419) 783-2475
Emily Soricelli Graduate Assistant Coach
Softball Coaching Staff
Jodie Holava Head Coach (419) 783-2379
Kaycee Butt, '11 Assistant Coach (419) 785-2866
Tori Plummer, '15 Assistant Coach
Men's Tennis Coaching Staff
TBA Head Coach
John Trautman Volunteer Assistant Coach
Women's Tennis Coaching Staff
TBA Head Coach
John Trautman Volunteer Assistant Coach
Men's Track and Field Coaching Staff
Ken Ciolek Head Coach (419) 783-2385
Adam Trausch Assistant Coach
Dallas Franks Graduate Assistant Coach
Tom Postema Assistant Coach for Throws
Women's Track and Field Coaching Staff
Ken Ciolek Head Coach (419) 783-2385
Adam Trausch Assistant Coach
Dallas Franks Graduate Assistant Coach
Tom Postema Assistant Coach for Throws
Volleyball Coaching Staff
Brie Brenner Head Coach (419) 438-5823
Catherine Guido Graduate Assistant Coach (419) 576-2097
Alicia Kalik Assistant Coach
Contact Information
Phone: 419-783-2342
Fax: 419-783-2369

Defiance College Athletics
701 N. Clinton Street
Defiance, OH 43512