Mike Frame
Head Baseball Coach
Baseball

Coach Frame begins his 34th year as the head baseball coach at Huntington University. The Foresters have compiled a 805-666 record during his tenure. They have also captured a conference title or conference tournament title 16 times during…

Thad Frame
Assistant Baseball Coach
Baseball

Thad is entering his 9th year as the Foresters’ full-time assistant coach. He was a four-year starter for Huntington at shortstop and was named preseason NAIA All-American in 2007. As the full-time assistant, Frame works in all areas of…

Mark Flueckiger
Assistant Baseball Coach
Baseball

Mark begins his 13th year as an assistant coach. He is a 1988 graduate of Huntington College. He has extensive coaching experience at the college level at IUPUI and Indiana Tech. He is also involved with the Summit City Sluggers and has been…

Brian Abbott
Assistant Baseball Coach
Baseball

Brian Abbott returns for his 13th year as an assistant for the Foresters. After serving as the HU pitching coach from 1998-2007, Brian spent a season on staff at Manchester University and five years at Indiana Wesleyan before returning to…

Ty Platt
Head Men's Basketball Coach
Men's Basketball

Head Coach Ty Platt enters his tenth year at the helm of the HU basketball program. Continuing the winning tradition, Platt has guided the Foresters to seven winning seasons which includes going 24-8 during the 2013-14 campaign. During his…

Mark Green
Assistant Men's Basketball Coach
Men's Basketball

Mark Green enters his 14th season as an assistant basketball coach. Green brings a variety of coaching experiences to the position. In 1993-1995, he coached the freshmen boys’ basketball team at Columbia City High School and compiled a…

Tyler Palmer
Strength & Conditioning Coach
Men's Basketball, Softball, Women's Basketball

After serving as a sports performance coach at Champions Sports Performance in North Carolina, Tyler returns to his alma mater as the University’s strength and conditioning coach for men’s basketball, women’s basketball and softball…

Lori Culler
Women's Basketball Head Coach
Women's Basketball

Head Coach Lori Culler heads into her 32nd year at the Forester helm. During that time, several distinctions have become the norm for the women's basketball program. Culler is currently ranked second among all active NAIA Division II women's…

Joanne Green
Assistant Women's Basketball Coach
Women's Basketball

Joanne Green is in her 24th season as an assistant women’s basketball coach. She provides assistance with practices, recruiting and administrative tasks.

Mike Shockey
Head Bowling Coach
Men's Bowling, Women's Bowling

After serving three years as an HU assistant, Mike Shockey is in his second year as the head coach of the Forester bowling program. Mike brings over a decade of coaching and bowling experience to the position. In addition to giving…

Rick Sholund
Head Men's & Women's Golf Coach
Men's Golf, Women's Golf

Rick Sholund enters his third year as the skipper of the Huntington University men’s golf team and his first year heading up the women's program. Rick brings a variety of experiences to the position both as a player and instructor.

Megan Engle
Assistant Women's Golf Coach
Women's Golf

Megan Engle enters her third year as an assistant coach for the HU women's golf program. Engle’s responsibilities will include assisting with practices and tournaments in addition to mentoring players through Bible studies and…

Russ Lawson
Head Men's Soccer Coach
Men's Soccer

Head coach, Russ Lawson, enters his 18th season at the helm of the Huntington University men's soccer program. Lawson, who also serves as coordinator of Recreational Programming and Intramural Director, graduated from Huntington in 1991 with…

Andrew Wust
Men's Soccer Assistant Coach
Men's Soccer

Andrew Wust joined the coaching ranks as an assistant for the men’s soccer program in 2011. Wust provides tactical and technical assistance during practices as well as serving as head coach of the JV program .

Josh Kesler
Men's Soccer Assistant Coach
Men's Soccer

Josh Kesler enters his 8th year as an assistant coach under head coach Russ Lawson. Kesler’s main responsibility is developing the positional players with specific focus on defenders. During Kesler’s years as an undergraduate at…

Kevin Keske
Men's Soccer Assistant Coach
Men's Soccer

After a successful collegiate career as HU’ four-year starting goalkeeper for the men’s soccer program, Kevin Keske joined the Forester coaching ranks in 2010 as an assistant for the women's soccer program. After three years with the…

Katie Martin
Women's Soccer Assistant Coach
Women's Soccer

Katie Martin is in her 4th year as an assistant for the HU women's soccer program. Currently serving as an admissions counselor at HU, Martin’s role with the soccer program includes recruiting in addition to assisting with the day-to-day…

Doug Gower
Head Softball Coach
Softball

Coach Doug Gower enters his 13th season at the Forester helm. Under Gower’s leadership, the Foresters have enjoyed 20+ wins each season over the last eight years. In 2016, Gower’s squad punched a ticket to the NAIA National Tournament…

Kreg Eckert
Head Men's Tennis Coach
Men's Tennis

At the helm of the men’s tennis program is seven-year head coach Kreg Eckert. Eckert brought six years of coaching experience to the Forester program, having served as the boys’ and girls’ head coach at Bethalto Community High School…

Peter Kitchen
Men's Tennis Assistant Coach
Men's Tennis

Peter Kitchen enters his 7th year as an assistant coach for the Foresters. His duties include assisting with practices and recruiting. Kitchen brings a wealth of playing and coaching experience to the program.

Andy Vaught
Men's Tennis Assistant Coach
Men's Tennis

Andy Vaught enters his 6th season as an assistant coach for the HU men’s tennis program. As a varsity letter winner for the Viking tennis team at Huntington North High School, Vaught will look to put his playing experience to good use…

Roger Ferguson
Head Women's Tennis Coach
Women's Tennis

Roger Ferguson began as the Huntington University's women's tennis head coach in the fall of 2009. He also spent two years as the HU men's head coach when he first joined the Huntington coaching ranks. In his second year as the men's…

Lauren Sunderman
Assistant Women's Tennis Coach
Women's Tennis

Lauren Sunderman is currently serving in her 5th year as an assistant coach for the HU women's tennis program. Her coaching responsibilities include assisting with practices and matches in addition to providing support to players on and off…

Arthur Wilson
Assistant Track & Field Coach
Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Arthur Wilson returns for his 6th year as an assistant coach for the Forester track and field program. Wilson’s primary focus is working with sprinters. He coaches athletes in races up to the 400 meter dash, hurdles and all sprint relays.

Kyle Shondell
Head Volleyball Coach
Volleyball

Head coach Kyle Shondell heads into his 3rd year at the helm of the Forester volleyball program. Shondell has wasted little time rewriting the record books by guiding his team to 13 wins each season over the last two years, the most wins in…

Dave Schroeder
Assistant Volleyball Coach
Volleyball

Dave Schroeder enters his 6th year as an assistant coach, his 3rd under head coach Kyle Shondell. Schroeder’s contributions include assisting with game management, player development, and alumni relations.

Cassie Kyle
Assistant Volleyball Coach
Volleyball

Cassie Kyle enters her 3rd season as an assistant under head coach Kyle Shondell. Kyle's responsibilities include player development, game management, assisting with recruiting and serving as the team's strength and conditioning coach.

Melodie Winans
Assistant Women's Basketball Coach
Women's Basketball

Melodie “Mel” Winans returns to her alma mater to serve as an assistant under former Forester teammate and current head coach Lori Culler. Winans’ responsibilities include assisting with practices, recruiting and providing spiritual…

Allison Overfelt
Head Cheerleading Coach
Cheer Squad

Allison Overfelt joined the Huntington University coaching staff as the cheer coach for the Foresters in the fall of 2015. A native of Plymouth, Indiana, Overfelt graduated from Huntington University in 2014 with a BA in Psychology. She was…

Amanda Burge
Women's Soccer Head Coach
Women's Soccer

Amanda Burge is in her second year as the Forester women’s soccer coach. Burge is the program’s seventh head coach since its inception in 1997.

Kelsey Herber
Assistant Volleyball Coach
Volleyball

Kelsey (Kruse) Herber enters her 2nd year of coaching under Kyle Shondell as the program’s first ever graduate assistant coach. Herber assists in recruiting, training, and spiritual development.

Kent Yost
Spiritual Development Coach
Men's Basketball

Kent Yost joins the Forester men’s basketball staff for his third year as the spiritual development coach. Yost has worked with Youth for Christ of Northern Indiana for the past 22 years which includes seven years as the Campus Life…

Dale Gerke
Assistant Track & Field Coach
Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Dale Gerke enters his 6th year of working with the HU track and field program pole vault coach.

Nicholas Harmsen
Assistant Men's Soccer Coach
Men's Soccer

Nick Harmsen returns for his third year as an assistant coach for the HU men’s soccer program. The Michigan native was a center defensive mid for Coach Lawson from 2009-13 before joining the Forester coaching ranks in 2015.

Fred Miller
Men's and Women's Cross Country Head Coach
Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country

Fred Miller enters his second year as head coach of the Forester men’s and women’s cross country program. Miller brings a variety of experiences to the position as both as a runner and coach.

Rafael Colon
Assistant Men's Golf Coach
Men's Golf

Rafael Colon enters his second year as an assistant coach for the HU men’s golf program. Colon’s passion for the Gospel is evident and as such his primary responsibility will be to provide spiritual discipleship and guidance to the…

Drew Benedict
Graduate Assistant
Men's Basketball

After making his Forester coaching debut as a student assistant last year, Drew Benedict returns as a graduate assistant for the 2017-18 season under Coach Platt. His responsibilities include assisting with practices, game strategy and…

Jeff Newkirk
Assistant Bowling Coach
Men's Bowling, Women's Bowling

Jeff Newkirk joins the Forester coaching staff for his second year as an assistant for the men’s and women’s bowling programs. Newkirk’s responsibilities include working with players on the physical and mental aspect of the game,…

Emily O’Leary
Strength & Conditioning Coach
Men's Bowling, Women's Bowling

Relatively new to coaching but not to HU is second-year assistant coach Emily O’Leary. O’Leary serves as the strength and conditioning coach of the Forester men’s and women’s bowling programs.

Brock Orlowski
Assistant Women's Tennis Coach
Women's Tennis

Brock Orlowski enters his second year as an assistant coach for the HU women’s tennis program. Orlowski’s primary responsibilities include assisting with practices, player development on and off the court, recruiting and on-court…

Joel Childs
Head Track & Field Coach
Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Joel Childs enters his second year as the Huntington University head coach of the men’s and women’s track and field program. No stranger to campus, Childs spent four years under Coach Tom King as an assistant coach for both the cross…

Gia Casaburo
Assistant Women's Soccer Coach
Women's Soccer

Gia Casaburo enters her second year as an assistant for the women’s soccer program. Casaburo’s responsibilities include assisting with practices, recruiting and coaching the JV program. She brings several years of coaching experience to…

Brian Scott
Assistant Men's & Women's Golf Coach
Men's Golf, Women's Golf

Brian Scott enters his second season as an assistant for the Forester men’s golf program and his first season for the HU women's program. Scott’s main responsibility will be to provide spiritual direction and guidance with the goal to…

Kylee Renfrew
Assistant Cheerleading Coach
Cheer Squad

Kylee Renfrew enters her second year as an assistant under head coach Allison Overfelt. In addition to helping with practices and the day-to-day operations of the program, the Fremont native will also primarily focus on stunting and flying…

Bryan Myers
Assistant Cross Country and Track & Field Coach
Men's Cross Country, Men's Track & Field, Women's Cross Country, Women's Track & Field

Brian Myers, an HU alum, returns to campus for his second year as an assistant to the track and field program. Myers works specifically with throwers. He is also making his coaching debut for the cross country program this fall.

Holly Wagner
Assistant Cheerleading Coach
Cheer Squad

Holly Wagner is in her fourth year as an assistant cheerleading coach at HU. Wagner assists Coach Overfelt with practices and games in addition to providing administrative support outside of practice.

Scott Craft
Strength & Conditioning Coach
Baseball

Scott Craft enters his second year as HU's baseball strength and conditioning coach. Craft holds certifications in advanced strength conditioning, cycling, core strength, group exercise and advanced resistance training.

Nate Perry
Assistant Baseball Coach
Baseball

Nate Perry joined the coaching ranks in 2016. Perry’s responsibilities include working with catchers, engaging alumni and assisting with fundraising efforts.

Dan Wilcher
Student Assistant
Baseball

Shawn Huck
Men's Tennis Assistant Coach
Men's Tennis

Shawn Huck enters his second year as an assistant coach for the Forester men’s tennis program. Huck joined the HU coaching ranks last spring and brought a wealth of experience to the position.

Max Troyer
Assistant Women's Basketball Coacah
Women's Basketball

Max Troyer joins the Forester women’s basketball staff this fall having graduated from Huntington last May. Troyer’s coaching responsibilities include skill development through individualized player workouts and assisting with practices…

Chelsea Winner
Graduate Assistant
Women's Basketball

Chelsea Winner is making her coaching debut with the Huntington women’s basketball program. Her coaching responsibilities include assisting with practices and game strategy and providing support to players on and off the court as well as…

Celine Rongos

Women's Tennis

Celine Rongos enters her first year as an assistant coach for the HU women’s tennis program. Her responsibilities include assisting with practices and matches by providing individual instruction as well as mentoring players.

Brad Buzzard
Assistant Men's Soccer Coach
Men's Soccer

New to coaching but not to HU is first-year assistant coach Brad Buzzard. Buzzard works primarily with keepers and serves as the JV head coach for the men’s soccer program.

Josh Riikonen
Assistant Men's Basketball Coach
Men's Basketball

Josh Riikonen enters his first season as an assistant coach for the Forester men’s basketball program.