Staff Directory

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Forrest Karr

Director of Athletics / Adjunct Professor of Business Law – MBA Program

906-227-1826 fkarr@nmu.edu
Carl Bammert

Associate AD - Facilities

906-227-2465 cbammert@nmu.edu
Bridget Kyle

Associate AD - Sports Administration/Senior Woman Administrator (SWA)

906-227-2371 brberube@nmu.edu
Robin Burke

Associate AD - Finance & Business Operations

906-227-2491 roburke@nmu.edu
Jess Jones

Development Officer for Wildcat Athletics

906-227-2662 jesjones@nmu.edu
Evee Sampson

Assistant AD - Compliance

906-227-2939 esampson@nmu.edu
Julie Rochester

Faculty Athletics Representative

906-227-2026 jrochest@nmu.edu
Christy Lake

Ticket Manager

906-227-2839 chrlake@nmu.edu
Hans Andel

Equipment Supervisor

906-227-1110 handel@nmu.edu
Chris Busch

Assistant Facilities Manager

906-227-1270 cbusch@nmu.edu
Kathy Malay

Principal Secretary

906-227-2851 kmalay@nmu.edu


Campus Recreation

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Tricia Bush

Associate AD - Campus Recreation

906-227-1692 tsheldon@nmu.edu
Stacy Busch

Principal Account Clerk - Rec Sports

906-227-2414 sbusch@nmu.edu
Christopher Smith

Intramural Sports & Outdoor Recreation Manager

906-227-1561 chrsmith@nmu.edu
Katie Moe

Campus Recreation and Fitness Manager

906-227-2421 ktheut@nmu.edu


Student-Athlete Medical Services

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Dr. David Luoma

NMU Medical Director

906-227-2355 daluoma@nmu.edu
Dr. John Lehtinen

Team Physician

906-227-1209 john.lehtinen@mghs.org
Jason Laxo

Head Athletic Trainer (WBB, MBB, WSW, MSW, WSK, MSK)

906-227-1653 jlaxo@nmu.edu
Jonathan Bauers

Athletic Trainer (MFB)

906-227-1195 jbauers@nmu.edu
Megan DeChambeau

Athletic Trainer (WVB, MIH, WGO, MGO)

906-227-2016 memccull@nmu.edu
Kris Rowe

Athletic Trainer (WSO, WCC, WTI, WTO)

906-227-2027 krowe@nmu.edu
Emily Lawrence

Athletic Trainer (MSO, WLA)

906-227-1653 emillawr@nmu.edu


Athletics Communications

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Shawn Chambers

Athletics Communications Manager (WSO, MSO, WCC, MIH, WSK, MSK, WTI, WTO)

906-227-1913 shchambe@nmu.edu
Allen Dehority

Athletics Communications Manager (WVB, MFB, WBB, MBB, WSW, MSW, WLA, WGO, MGO)

906-227-1917 adehorit@nmu.edu


Strength and Conditioning

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Ryan Poss

Head Strength and Conditioning Coach

rposs@nmu.edu


Cheerleading

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Lucy Anthony

Cheerleading Adviser

luanthon@nmu.edu


Men's Basketball

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Bill Sall

Head Coach

906-250-0052 wsall@nmu.edu
Charles Belt

Assistant Coach

906-250-0029 cbeltiii@nmu.edu
Terry Nash

Assistant Coach

414-640-2351 tenash@nmu.edu


Football

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Kyle Nystrom

Head Coach

906-227-2105 kynystro@nmu.edu
Kirby Cannon

Defensive Coordinator

906-227-2105 kicannon@nmu.edu
Marty Higgins

Offensive Coordinator

906-227-2105 mhiggins@nmu.edu
Karl Maslowski

Special Teams Coordinator / Running Backs and Tight Ends Coach

906-227-2105 kmaslows@nmu.edu
Bob Jurasin

Defensive Line Coach

906-227-2105 rjurasin@nmu.edu
J.T. Jurasin

Receivers Coach

906-227-2105 jjurasin@nmu.edu
Scott McDougall

Linebackers Coach

906-227-2105 smcdouga@nmu.edu
Buddy Mitchell

Cornerbacks Coach

906-227-2105 alexmitc@nmu.edu
Jace Daniels

Offensive Line Coach

906-227-2105 jadaniel@nmu.edu
Buck Nystrom

Volunteer Coach

906-227-2105
Dennis Beaman

Volunteer Coach

906-227-2105
Herb Grenke

Volunteer Coach

906-227-2105


Men's Golf

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Bob Bastian

Head Coach

906-227-2106 rbastian@nmu.edu
Alex Palmer

Assistant Coach

906-236-0747 alpalmer@nmu.edu
Phil Pennell

Volunteer Coach



Men's Ice Hockey

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Grant Potulny

Head Coach

906-227-1209 gpotulny@nmu.edu
Byron Pool

Associate Head Coach

906-227-1209 bpool@nmu.edu
Rob Lehtinen

Assistant Coach

906-227-1209 rlehtine@nmu.edu
Dieter Kochan

Volunteer Coach

906-227-1209
Jeff Cornock

Director of Hockey Operations

906-227-1209 jcornock@nmu.edu


Men's Soccer

Name Title Phone E-Mail
David Poggi

Head Coach

906-227-2469 dpoggi@nmu.edu


Nordic Skiing

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Sten Fjeldheim

Head Coach

906-458-0459 sfjeldhe@nmu.edu
Andy Keller

Assistant Coach

612-590-1739 andkelle@nmu.edu
Kyle Bratrud

Volunteer Coach



Swimming & Diving

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Heidi Voigt

Head Coach

906-227-2827 hvoigt@nmu.edu
Matt Williams

Assistant Coach

906-227-2827 mattwill@nmu.edu
Connor Dorff

Diving Coach

906-227-2827


Women's Basketball

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Troy Mattson

Head Coach

906-227-2643 tmattson@nmu.edu
Casey Thousand

Assistant Coach

906-227-2109 cthousan@nmu.edu
Mark Dellangelo

Assistant Coach



Women's Cross Country

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Jenny Ryan

Head Coach

906-458-0639 jryan@nmu.edu
Luke Pease

Assistant Coach

517-231-1626 lpease@nmu.edu
Anne Okonowski

Volunteer Coach



Women's Golf

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Bob Bastian

Interim Head Coach

906-227-2106 rbastian@nmu.edu
Alex Palmer

Assistant Coach

906-236-0747 alpalmer@nmu.edu
Phil Pennell

Volunteer Coach



Women's Lacrosse

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Emilia Ward

Head Coach

248-444-0291 emward@nmu.edu
Hilary Duda

Assistant Coach

612-810-2273 hduda@nmu.edu


Women's Soccer

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Sonia Basma

Head Coach

240-606-0087 sbasma@nmu.edu
Haley Boroughf

Assistant Coach

boroughf317@gmail.com


Women's Track & Field

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Jenny Ryan

Head Coach

906-458-0639 jryan@nmu.edu
Luke Pease

Assistant Coach

517-231-1626 lpease@nmu.edu
Brittany Sperl

Assistant Coach

715-429-0761 bsperl@nmu.edu
Sarah Pease

Assistant Coach

Anne Okonowski

Volunteer Coach



Women's Volleyball

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Mike Lozier

Head Coach

906-227-1312 mlozier@nmu.edu
Kristen Pickett

Assistant Coach

906-227-1173 kpickett@nmu.edu


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