Staff Directory

Administration

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Kris A. Diaz '78
Director of Athletics
440-826-2309 [email protected]
John Snell '87
Assistant Athletic Director
440-826-2069 [email protected]
Cheri Harrer
Senior Women's Administrator/Head Women's Basketball Coach
440-826-3299 [email protected]
Kevin Ruple
Director of Athletics Communication & Public Relations
440-826-2327 [email protected]
Dr. Alan Kolp
Faculty Athletic Representative
440-826-2172 [email protected]
Jamie Smith '11
Equipment Manager
440-826-2095 [email protected]
Duane Smith
Stadium/Athletic Facilities Manager
440-826-2195 [email protected]
Meg Carney
Administrative Assistant/Business Manager
440-826-2140 [email protected]
Kelly Cirbus '15
Administrative Specialist
440-826-2184 [email protected]

Athletic Communications

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Jeff Miller '96
Sports & Media Information Director (Football, Golf, Softball and Swimming & Diving)
440-826-2780 [email protected]
Erin Madden
Athletic Communications Assistant (Cross Country, Lacrosse, Soccer, Track & Field and Women's Basketball)
440-826-6517 [email protected]
Dustin Parker
Athletic Communications Assistant (Baseball, Men's Basketball, Tennis, Volleyball and Wrestling)
440-826-2780 [email protected]

Athletic Training

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Garry Miller
Head Athletic Trainer (Women's Basketball and Women's Soccer)
440-826-8570 [email protected]
Cindy Zilko '04
Associate Athletic Trainer (Golf, Men's Basketball, Men's Soccer, Softball and Tennis)
440-826-2186 [email protected]
Tricia Hamad '99
Assistant Athletic Trainer (Baseball and Head Footballl)
440-826-8561 [email protected]
Christine Mealiff
Assistant Athletic Trainer (JV Football and Track and Field)
440-826-8051 [email protected]
Sarah Waiwood '14
Assistant Athletic Trainer ( Cross Country, Men's Lacrosse, Volleyball and Wrestling )
440-826-3475 [email protected]
Kari Basiewicz
Part-Time Athletic Trainer (Football, Swimming & Diving and Women's Lacrosse)
440-826-3475 [email protected]
Kelly Richter, MD
Team Physician
Lutul Farrow '98, MD
Team Orthopaedic Physician
Kate Patton MEd, RD, CSSD, LD
Team Nutritionist
Karyn Gentile '90
Program Director of ATEP/Assistant Athletic Trainer
440-826-3463 [email protected]
Elizabeth Walters
Assistant Professor Athletic Training Education Program
440-826-7473 [email protected]

Cheerleading

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Nicole DeAnna '15
Head Cheerleading Coach
440-213-2002 [email protected]

Marching/Pep Band

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Randy Border '72
Director of Athletic Bands
440-826-8113 [email protected]

Student Athlete Services

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Laura Demaline
Head Coach/Asst. Coordinator Student Athlete Services
440-826-2387 [email protected]

Baseball

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Brian Harrison
Head Coach
440-826-2182 [email protected]
Tom DeAngelis
Assistant Coach
440-826-3702 [email protected]
Steve Hagen
Assistant Coach
440-826-3702
Aaron Klinec
Assistant Coach
216-534-0846 [email protected]
Jake Krupar
Assistant Coach
330-904-7661 jkrupar164[email protected]

Football

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Jim Hilvert
Head Coach
440-826-8501 [email protected]
Brian Foos
Offensive Coordinator & Offensive Line Coach
440-826-2237 [email protected]
Matt Hanhold
Linebackers & Special Teams
440-826-2073 [email protected]
Jim Meyer
Defensive Coordinator & Defensive Line Coach
440-826-5941 [email protected]
Steve Opgenorth
Associate Head Coach/ Pass Game and Recruiting Coordinator & Quarterbacks Coach
440-826-5942 [email protected]
David Delgado
Tight Ends Coach
440-826-8197 [email protected]
Alex Ferfolia
Director of Football Operations & Assistant Defensive Backs
440-826-8199 [email protected]
Ron Lewis
Wide Receiver Coach
440-826-8199 [email protected]
Garrett Mack '13
Strength and Conditioning & Assistant Wide Receivers
440-826-8199 [email protected]
Jeff Moulden '99
Running Backs Coach
440-826-8199 [email protected]
Rynell Parnell '15
Assistant Defensive Line Coach
440-826-8199 [email protected]
Mike Smith
Assistant Offensive Line Coach
440-826-8199
Kate Patton MEd, RD, CSSD, LD
Team Nutritionist

Men's Basketball

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Tom Heil
Head Coach
440-826-2115 [email protected]
Brian Schmidt
Assistant Coach
440-826-2183 [email protected]
Keonta Howell
Assistant Coach
440-826-2183 [email protected]
Brad Robinson '14
Assistant Coach
Shane Cullen
Student Assistant Coach
Josh Herron
Student Assistant Coach

Men's Cross Country

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Joe Eby
Coordinator of Cross Country and Track and Field; Head Cross Country Coach & Assistant Track and Field Coach (Distance)
440-826-6990 [email protected]

Men's Golf

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Wayne Schneider
Head Coach
440-826-3824 [email protected]

Men's Lacrosse

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Trey Keeley
Head Coach
440-826-6959 [email protected]
Tony Tatro
Assistant Coach
440-826-6959 [email protected]
Alex Fioritto '17
Assistant Coach
440-826-6959 [email protected]
Rory Jeffers
Assistant Coach
440-826-6959 [email protected]

Men's Soccer

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Reid Ayers
Head Coach
440-826-3839 [email protected]
BJ Pheasant
Assistant Coach & Recruiting Coordinator
765-337-2772 [email protected]
Chris Kraft
Assistant Coach
440-826-3829

Men's Swimming & Diving

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Laura Demaline
Head Coach/Asst. Coordinator Student Athlete Services
440-826-2387 [email protected]
Dave Tressel '73 '78 MAED
Assistant Coach
440-826-3644 [email protected]
Bob Fortune '62
Diving Coach
440-785-7925 [email protected]
Emily Payne '15
Assistant Coach

Men's Tennis

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Brian Rector '89
Head Coach
440-826-3819 [email protected]
Zach Apperson '10
Assistant Coach
[email protected]

Men's Track & Field

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Joe Eby
Coordinator of Cross Country and Track and Field & Assistant Coach (Distance)
440-826-6990 [email protected]
TBA
Head Track and Field Coach
440-826-3322
Mitch Supan '13
Assistant Coach (Throws)
440-826-2009 [email protected]
Todd Swisher '94
Assistant Coach (Jumps)
440-826-3322 [email protected]
Ryan Ladd
Assistant Coach
[email protected]

Softball

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Tom Spencer
Head Coach
440-826-3398 [email protected]
Joe Yocabet
Assistant Coach
440-826-3398 [email protected]
Joe Tagliarini
Assistant Coach
440-826-3398
Lauren Piechowiak '10
Assistant Coach
440-826-3398

Volleyball

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Scott Carter
Head Coach
440-826-3254 [email protected]
Brandon Thewes
Associate Head Coach
330-705-6829
Mike Thomas
Assistant Coach
614-893-5282 [email protected]
Jeff McDivitt
Assistant Coach
[email protected]

Women's Basketball

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Cheri Harrer
Senior Women's Administrator/Head Women's Basketball Coach
440-826-3299 [email protected]
Cody Hartzler
Assistant Coach
440-826-3433 [email protected]
Erin Eaton
Assistant Coach

Women's Cross Country

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Joe Eby
Coordinator of Cross Country and Track and Field; Head Cross Country Coach & Assistant Track and Field Coach (Distance)
440-826-6990 [email protected]

Women's Golf

Name Title Phone E-Mail
John Kapusta '87
Head Coach
216-219-8639 [email protected]
Dr. Chad Malcolm
Assistant Coach
440-826-8540 [email protected]

Women's Lacrosse

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Nicholle St. Pierre
Head Coach
440-826-6957 [email protected]
Olivia Lash
Assistant Coach
440-826-8576 [email protected]

Women's Soccer

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Jim Wojtkun
Head Coach
440-826-3093 [email protected]
Tara Bowen
Assistant Coach
440-826-8196 [email protected]
Chris Kraft
Assistant Coach
440-826-3093
Allie Wojtkun
Assistant Coach
440-826-3093

Women's Swimming & Diving

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Laura Wolff-Demaline
Head Coach/Asst. Coordinator Student Athlete Services
440-826-2387 [email protected]
Dave Tressel '73 '78 MAED
Assistant Coach
440-826-3644 [email protected]
Bob Fortune '62
Diving Coach
440-785-7925 [email protected]
Emily Payne '15
Assistant Coach

Women's Tennis

Name Title Phone E-Mail
TBA
Head Coach
440-826-5931
Becky Mittler '13
Assistant Coach

Women's Track & Field

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Joe Eby
Coordinator of Cross Country and Track and Field & Assistant Coach (Distance)
440-826-6990 [email protected]
TBA
Head Track and Field Coach
440-826-3322
Mitch Supan '13
Assistant Coach (Throws)
440-826-2009 [email protected]
Todd Swisher '94
Assistant Coach
440-826-3322 [email protected]
Ryan Ladd
Assistant Coach
[email protected]

Wrestling

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Jamie Gibbs
Head Coach
440-826-3258 [email protected]
Jason Zastrow
Assistant Coach
440-826-6803 [email protected]
Matt Curley
Assistant Coach
440-826-3258 [email protected]
Bill McGrain
Assistant Coach
440-826-3258 [email protected]
Andrew Taylor '14
Assistant Coach
440-826-3258 [email protected]
Josh Decatur '17
Assistant Coach
Jesse Gunter '16
Assistant Coach
Jaleel Richardson '16
Assistant Coach
David Shapiro '16
Assistant Coach
Joe Schmidt '16
Assistant Coach

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