Defiance College Athletic Department
Administrative Staff
Rudy Yovich Director of Athletics (419) 783-2380
Jodie Holava Assistant Athletic Director (419) 783-2379
TBA 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
Gonzalo Vivas Head Coach (419) 783-2387
John Trautman Volunteer Assistant Coach
Women's Tennis Coaching Staff
Gonzalo Vivas Head Coach (419) 783-2387
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