Staff Directory


Mailing Address:
Sacramento State Athletics
6000 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95819-6099

Athletics Phone Number:
(916) 278-6481



University Administration

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Dr. Robert Nelsen
President
Dr. Ed Mills
Vice President of Student Affairs
Dr. Maureen Smith
Faculty Athletic Rep./IAAC Chair
(916) 278-6237 smithmm@csus.edu
Dr. Steve Perez
External Facutly Athletic Rep.
(916) 278-6331 steve.perez@csus.edu

Athletic Administration

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Mark Orr
Director of Athletics
(916) 278-6348 athletic.director@csus.edu
Lois Mattice
Associate A.D./SWA
(916) 278-7548 lmattice@csus.edu
Markus Jennings
Associate A.D./External Affairs
(916) 278-4271 markus.jennings@csus.edu
Matt Vincent
Associate A.D./Compliance
(916) 278-2636 m.vincent@csus.edu
Paul Edwards
Associate A.D./Student Success
Director - Student Athlete Resource Center
(916) 278-7796 edwardsp@csus.edu
Brian Berger
Assistant A.D./Media Relations
(916) 278-4313 bwberger@csus.edu
Matt Singer
Assistant A.D./Facilities & Operations
(916) 278-3899 m.singer@csus.edu
John Smith
Assistant to the Athletics Director
(916) 278-7225 jsmith@csus.edu
Paige Bottano
Administrative Assistant
(916) 278-6348 paigebottano@csus.edu

Hornet Club

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Markus Jennings
Associate A.D./External Affairs
(916) 278-4271 markus.jennings@csus.edu
Trent Lastinger
Director of Development
(916) 278-6989 trent.lastinger@csus.edu
Cheryl Boyes
Director of Community Relations & Special Events
(916) 278-4269 boyesc@csus.edu
Julie Shutler
Director of Annual Giving
(916) 278-7008 julie.shutler@csus.edu
Vjollca Rexhepi
Hornet Club Coordinator
(916) 278-4263 hornetclub@csus.edu

Hornets Sports Properties

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Ryan Maddox
General Manager
(916) 278-2301 rmaddox@hornetssportsproperties.com
Niki Pappelis
Partnership Services Coordinator
(916) 278-6417 niki.pappelis@hornetssportsproperties.com

Compliance

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Matt Vincent
Associate A.D./Compliance
(916) 278-2636 m.vincent@csus.edu
Adam Schobinger
Director of Compliance
(916) 278-4537 adam.schobinger@csus.edu
Erica Monsegue
Assistant Director of Compliance
(916) 278-2644 erica.monsegue@csus.edu
Callie Mulvihill
Assistant Director of Compliance
(916) 278-2638 callie.mulvihill@csus.edu

Media Relations

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Brian Berger
Asst. A.D./Media Relations - fb, gym, tf, xc, golf
(916) 278-4313 bwberger@csus.edu
Ryan Bjork
Asst. Media Relations Director - mbb, vb, sb, svb, mten, row
(916) 278-7426 rbjork@csus.edu
Robert Barsanti
Asst. Media Relations Director - bsb, wbb, msoc, wsoc, wten
(916) 278-6896 r.barsanti@csus.edu

Marketing/Promotions & Spirit Groups

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Adam C. Primas
Marketing Director
(916) 278-7551 adamp@csus.edu
Jolie Roberts
Dance Team Director
(916) 396-3820 jroberts@csus.edu
James Blunk
Cheer Team Director
(916) 799-3199 sacstatecheer@gmail.com
Maggie Sutliff
Assistant Cheer Coach
sacstatecheer@gmail.com
Darren Taylor
Graphic Designer
(916) 278-1124 dtaylor.athletics@gmail.com

Student-Athlete Resource Center

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Paul Edwards
Associate A.D./Student Success
Director - Student Athlete Resource Center
(916) 278-7796 edwardsp@csus.edu
Laurie Dahlberg
Academic Services
(916) 278-5440 dahlbergl@csus.edu
Mark McGushin
Student Development/Admissions/NCAA Initial Eligibility
(916) 278-5297 mcgushin@csus.edu
Bethany Crouch
Student Development/Academic Success
(916) 278-6309 bethany.crouch@csus.edu
Jenna Paulk
Academic Success Specialist
(916) 278-2306 jenna.closner@csus.edu

Tickets

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Dallas Smith
Athletics Ticket Manager
(916) 278-2222 dallas.smith@csus.edu
Scott Gephart
University Ticket Manager
(916) 278-4428 sgephart@csus.edu
Katie Ragle
Ticket Supervisor
(916) 278-3995 kragle@csus.edu
University Box Office
University Box Office
(916) 278-4323

Sports Medicine

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Brandon Padilla, MS, ATC
Director of Athletic Training - fb, mgolf
(916) 278-2464 bpadilla@csus.edu
Heather Swanson, MS, ATC
Associate Athletic Trainer - vb, row, bvb
(916) 278-6150 heather.swanson@csus.edu
Erin Greenwald, MS, ATC
Assistant Athletic Trainer - fb, bsb
(916) 278-6289 erin.greenwald@csus.edu
Matt Greenwald, MA, ATC
Assistant Athletic Trainer - wsoc, sb
(916) 278-6150 greenwald@csus.edu
Kaitlin Bolles, MS, ATC
Assistant Athletic Trainer - mbb, wgolf, mten
(916) 278-3563 kaitlin.bolles@csus.edu
Joshua Carey, MS, ATC
Assistant Athletic Trainer - fb, xc, t&f
(916) 278-6289 joshua.carey@csus.edu
Bailey David, ATC
Graduate Assistant - wbb, wten
(916) 278-3563 baileydavid@csus.edu
Michael Geha, ATC
Graduate Assistant - msoc, gym
(916) 278-3563 michael.geha@csus.edu
Amanda Morton, ATC
Graduate Assistant - fb, t&f
(916) 278-6289 amanda.morton@csus.edu
Dr. Gloria Petruzzelli
Licensed Clinical Psychologist & Sport Psychologist
(916) 278-5414 petruzzellig@csus.edu

Strength & Conditioning

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Jared Nessland
Head Strength & Conditioning Coach - fb, wbb
(916) 278-4424 jnessland@csus.edu
Josh Jirgal
Assistant - msoc, mgolf, t&f, wten
(916) 278-2460 josh.jirgal@csus.edu
Jennifer Pfohl
Assistant - wsoc, gym, row, xc, wgolf
(916) 278-2460 jennifer.pfohl@csus.edu

Facilities/Operations

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Matt Singer
Assistant A.D./Facilities & Operations
(916) 278-3899 m.singer@csus.edu
Kody Keroher
Director of Facilities/Operations
(916) 278-4590 kody.keroher@csus.edu
Chad Perry
Events Coordinator
(916) 278-4184 chadperry@csus.edu
Lowe Khang
Facilities and Events Assistant
(916) 278-4184 eventsmanager@csus.edu
Tony Chen
Information Technology
(916) 278-4182 chent@csus.edu

Support Staff

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Cliff Cockman
Equipment Manager
(916) 278-6151 clifford.cockman@csus.edu
Steve Iwasa
Equipment Manager
(916) 278-6151 stiwasa@csus.edu
Leslie Pedersen
Business Equipment Coordinator
(916) 278-6406 leslie.pedersen@csus.edu
Sandra Freeman
Athletic Equipment Attendant
(916) 278-4139 sandraleedeeann@csus.edu
Bryson Hatano
Digital Specialist
(916) 278-4028 brysonhatano@csus.edu
Kathryn Branson
Business Analyst
(916) 278-6389 l.kruegerbranson@csus.edu
Susan Shellooe
Business Analyst
(916) 278-7549 susan.shellooe@csus.edu
Mikaela Durkee
Business Assistant
(916) 278-5272 mikaeladurkee@csus.edu
Tasheena Bettencourt
Personnel Analyst
(916) 278-4550 tasheena.bettencour@csus.edu

Baseball

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Reggie Christiansen
Head Coach
(916) 278-4036 christra@csus.edu
Jake Angier
Associate Head Coach
(916) 278-2017 jacob.angier@csus.edu
Tim Wheeler
Assistant Coach
(916) 278-2018 timothywheeler@csus.edu
Bill Kernen
Volunteer Assistant Coach

Men's Basketball

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Brian Katz
Head Coach
(916) 278-5345
Brandon Laird
Associate Head Coach
(916) 278-5140 blaird@csus.edu
Chris Walker
Assistant Coach
(916) 278-2013 walker@csus.edu
Nate Smith
Assistant Coach
(916) 278-6780 nate.smith@csus.edu
Ajay Riding
Director of Operations
(916) 278-6133 ariding@csus.edu
Luke Jackson
Graduate Assistant - Ast. Director of Ops
(623) 261-8075 lukejackson@csus.edu
Charles Negus
Graduate Assistant
charlesnegus@csus.edu
Kevin Curry
Student Manager
kevincurry@csus.edu

Women's Basketball

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Bunky Harkleroad
Head Coach
(916) 278-4479 bunky.harkleroad@csus.edu
Bill Baxter
Assistant Coach
(916) 278-5276 w.baxter@csus.edu
Derrick Florence
Assistant Coach
(916) 278-4533 derrick.florence@csus.edu
Jessica Kunisaki
Assistant Coach
(916) 278-4138 jessica.kunisaki@csus.edu

Beach Volleyball

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Ruben Volta
Co-Head Coach
(916) 278-6427 rvolta@csus.edu
Ed Jackson
Co-Head Coach
(916) 278-7925 edward.jackson@csus.edu

Football

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Jody Sears
Head Coach
(916) 278-7053 jody.sears@csus.edu
Paul Wulff
Asst. Head Coach/Off. Coordinator/Off. Line
(916) 278-2462 wulff@csus.edu
Luke Huard
Co-Off. Coordinator/QBs
(916) 278-4858 huard@csus.edu
Samuel Lawanson
Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers
(916) 278-4857 samuel.lawanson@csus.edu
JB Hall
Cornerbacks
(916) 278-4861 joe.hall@csus.edu
Fred Kelley
Special Teams/Tight Ends
(916) 278-2461 fred.kelley@csus.edu
James Montgomery
Running Backs/Recruiting Coordinator
(916) 278-2458 james.montgomery@csus.edu
Will Plemons
Defensive Line
(916) 278-2463 william.plemons@csus.edu
Jason Pollak
Wide Receivers
(916) 278-4857 jason.pollak@csus.edu
John Therrell
Safeties
(916) 278-4860 john.therrell@csus.edu
Henry Fernandez
Defensive Assistant
(916) 278-2458 henry.fernandez@csus.edu
Ryan Smaha
Director of Operations
(916) 278-2459 ryan.smaha@csus.edu
Ashley Sterk
Administrative Assistant
(916) 278-7053 ashley.sterk@csus.edu
Justin Lantz
Video Coordinator
(916) 278-2458 justin.lantz@csus.edu

Men's Golf

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Kamden Brakel
Head Men's Coach
(916) 278-7975 kamden.brakel@csus.edu

Women's Golf

Name Title Phone E-Mail
David Sutherland
Director of Golf/Head Women's Coach
(916) 278-5284 dsutherl@csus.edu
Cindy Mah-Lyford
Assistant Coach

Women's Gymnastics

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Randy Solorio
Head Coach
(916) 278-2014 rsolorio@csus.edu
Melissa Genovese
Assistant Coach
(916) 278-5361 genovese@csus.edu
Nicole Meiller
Assistant Coach
(916) 278-2015 nicole.meiller@csus.edu

Rowing

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Mike Connors
Head Coach
(916) 278-4265 connors@csus.edu
George Jenkins
Assistant Coach
(916) 278-2928 george.jenkins@csus.edu

Men's Soccer

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Michael Linenberger
Head Coach
(916) 278-6769 bergs@csus.edu
Matt McDougall
Associate Head Coach
(916) 278-2011 mmcdougall@csus.edu
Pedro Lupercio
Assistant Coach
(916) 278-7562 pedro.lupercio@csus.edu
Austin Swartz
Volunteer Assistant

Women's Soccer

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Randy Dedini
Head Coach
(916) 278-5281 rdedini@csus.edu
Rozie DeWeese
Assistant Coach
(916) 278-2012 deweese@csus.edu
Bernardo Silva
Assistant Coach
sacstatesoccer@csus.edu
Joey Lum
Director of Women's Soccer Operations
athl-ws@csus.edu

Softball

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Lori Perez
Head Coach
(916) 278-5376 lori.perez@csus.edu
Vicky Rios
Associate Head Coach
(916) 278-7967 victoria.rios@csus.edu
Danielle Kaminaka
Assistant Coach
(916) 278-7965 danielle.kaminaka@csus.edu
Jim Wetzel
Volunteer Assistant
athl-hsb@csus.edu

Men's Tennis

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Kevin Kurtz
Head Coach
(916) 278-7567 kevin.kurtz@csus.edu
Christopher Clayton
Assistant Coach
(916) 278-7567 clayton@csus.edu

Women's Tennis

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Cami Hubbs
Head Coach
(916) 278-3863 hubbs@csus.edu
Taylor Hollander
Assistant Coach
(916) 278-4037 t.hollander@csus.edu
Bryn Bacharach
Volunteer Assistant Coach

Track & Field

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Kenny McDaniel
Director of Track & Field/Cross Country
278-7052 k.mcdaniel@csus.edu
Aaron Braun
Assistant Coach - Distance
(916) 278-2945 aaron.braun@csus.edu
Carl Caughell
Assistant Coach - Jumps
(916) 278-6208 carl.caughell@csus.edu
Kimberly Graham-Miller
Assistant Coach - Sprints/Hurdles
(916) 278-6904 kimberly.graham-mil@csus.edu
Kyle Lillie
Assistant Coach - Throws
kyle.lillie@csus.edu
Dominique Jackson
Volunteer Assistant

Women's Volleyball

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Ruben Volta
Head Coach
(916) 278-6427 rvolta@csus.edu
Sarah Chlebana
Assistant Coach
(916) 278-7823 schleban@csus.edu
Ed Jackson
Assistant Coach
(916) 278-7925 edward.jackson@csus.edu
John Fluette
Volunteer Assistant
(916) 278-7823