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
Hannah Benzing Athletics Administration Assistant (419) 785-2867
Athletic Facilities
Terry Ranes Facilities Director (419) 783-2492
Sports Information
Jeff Hoedt Sports Information Director (419) 783-2566
Kaitlyn Lentz Sports Information Assistant (419) 783-2566
Athletic Training
Kevin Tong Head Athletic Trainer (419) 783-2340
Kathleen Westfall Associate Athletic Trainer, SWA (419) 783-2345
Andrew Bacon Assistant Athletic Trainer (419) 783-2433
Nick Albertson Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer (419) 785-2829
Samantha Grove Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer (419) 785-2829
Baseball Coaching Staff
Derek Woodley Head Coach (419) 783-2341
Cameron Castro Assistant Coach (419) 576-2068
Xander Uxley Assistant Coach (419) 956-1215
Scoop Miller Assistant Coach
Men's Basketball Coaching Staff
TBA Head Coach
Brandon Ramsey Assistant Coach (419) 783-2384
Brad Robinson Assistant Coach (419) 783-2343
Women's Basketball Coaching Staff
Jessica (Cox) Morris Head Coach (419) 783-2391
Elaine Hasek Assistant Coach (419) 956-1095
Dave Etchison Assistant Coach
Steve VanDemark Assistant Coach
Maggie Miller Assistant Coach
Men's Cross Country Coaching Staff
John Hartpence Head Coach (419) 783-2385
Maria Theisen Assistant Coach (419) 576-0480
Women's Cross Country Coaching Staff
John Hartpence Head Coach (419) 783-2385
Maria Theisen Assistant Coach (419) 576-0480
Football Coaching Staff
Brian Sheehan Head Coach/Offensive Coordinator (419) 783-2378
Craig McCord Head JV Coach/Special Teams Coord./Running Backs (419) 783-2386
Casey Goff Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers
Rory Mannering Recruiting Coordinator/Safeties (419) 956-7256
Aaron Mershman Academic Coordinator/Offensive Line
Mason Espinosa Quarterbacks
Stephen Donoghue Slots/Wide Receivers
Jamal Edwards Cornerbacks
Gary Yeoman Defensive Line
Drew Robinson '15 Senior Student Assistant/Equipment Manager
Brad Camp Intern for Film and Scouting
Nick Eberly Student Manager
Men's Golf Coaching Staff
Fred Moore Head Coach (419) 785-2865
Matt Gehring Assistant Coach (419) 956-1092
Women's Golf Coaching Staff
Fred Moore Head Coach (419) 785-2865
Matt Gehring Assistant Coach (419) 956-1092
Men's Lacrosse Coaching Staff
James Hanson Head Coach (419) 783-2381
Women's Lacrosse Coaching Staff
Jason Allen Head Coach (419) 785-2808
Men's Soccer Coaching Staff
Jordan Valentine Head Coach (419) 783-2588
Ryan McCormack Assistant Coach (419) 576-2054
Women's Soccer Coaching Staff
Jenny Vincent Head Coach (419) 783-2475
Jesse Urquhart Assistant Coach (419) 980-2954
Softball Coaching Staff
Jodie Holava Head Coach (419) 783-2379
Kaycee Butt, '11 Assistant Coach (419) 785-2866
Men's Tennis Coaching Staff
Tyler Ault Head Coach (419) 783-2387
Women's Tennis Coaching Staff
Tyler Ault Head Coach (419) 783-2387
Men's Track and Field Coaching Staff
John Hartpence Head Coach (419) 783-2385
Marcus Matyas Assistant Coach for Throws (419) 783-2335
Maria Theisen Assistant Coach for Distance (419) 576-0480
Brian Thill Assistant Coach for Jumps, Hurdles and Multi-Events (419) 576-0634
Tom Postema Assistant Coach for Throws
Women's Track and Field Coaching Staff
John Hartpence Head Coach (419) 783-2385
Marcus Matyas Assistant Coach for Throws (419) 783-2335
Maria Theisen Assistant Coach for Distance (419) 576-0480
Brian Thill Assistant Coach for Jumps, Hurdles and Multi-Events (419) 576-0634
Tom Postema Assistant Coach for Throws
Volleyball Coaching Staff
Brie Brenner Head Coach (419) 438-5823
Jessica Tietje, '12 Assistant Coach (419) 785-2863
Wrestling Coaching Staff
Eric Bergeron Head Coach (419) 439-6894
Contact Information
Phone: 419-783-2342
Fax: 419-783-2369

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