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Duquesne University, a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), sponsors 17 Division I sports (football competes in the Football Championship Subdivision). DU is a member of the Atlantic 10 Conference in all sports other than football and bowling (associate member of the Northeast Conference).

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Football & Men's / Women's Basketball: 412-232-DUKE (3853)
Mailing Address: 
600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15282

Athletic Department Directory (Area code 412)
Staff Directory Members By Category/Department
Name Title Phone Email Address
ADMINISTRATION
Dave Harper Vice President of Athletics 412-396-6565 412-396-6565
Rachel Lichtensteiger Assistant to the VP of Athletics 412-396-6565 412-396-6565
Sherene Brantley Associate Athletic Director / Academic & Student Services / SWA 412-396-5243 412-396-5243
Bryan Colonna Associate Athletic Director / Development & Corporate Partnerships 412-396-5927 412-396-5927
Rick Christensen Associate Athletic Director / Administration & Compliance 412-396-4917 412-396-4917
Megan Jahrling Associate Athletic Director / External Relations 412-396-5333 412-396-5333
Dave Saba Associate Athletic Director / Media Relations (MBB, MSOC, BOWL) 412-396-5861 412-396-5861
Michael Scerbo Associate Athletic Director / Sport and Facilities Operations 412-396-5244 412-396-5244
Joseph Setting Associate Athletic Director / Business 412-396-1359 412-396-1359
Dr. Amy Phelps Faculty Representative 412-396-6271 412-396-6271
BUSINESS OFFICE
Joseph Setting Associate Athletic Director / Business 412-396-1359 412-396-1359
Katie Kresho Assistant Athletic Director for Business and Sports Administration 412-396-4553 412-396-4553
COMPLIANCE
Rick Christensen Associate Athletic Director / Administration & Compliance 412-396-4917 412-396-4917
To Be Announced Assistant Director
DEVELOPMENT & CORPORATE PARTNERSHIPS
Bryan Colonna Associate Athletic Director / Development & Corporate Partnerships 412-396-5927 412-396-5927
Chad Pichoske Director of Annual Giving, Athletics 412-396-5246 412-396-5246
Kaitlin Lewis Director of Development & Corporate Engagement
EQUIPMENT SERVICES
Josh Marlow Head Equipment Manager 412-396-1298 412-396-1298
EXTERNAL RELATIONS
Megan Jahrling Associate Athletic Director / External Relations 412-396-5333 412-396-5333
Nate Dudzik Director, Marketing & Fan Engagement 412-396-1618 412-396-1618
To Be Announced Assistant Director, Creative Media & Productions
Benjamin Portnoe Director, Production and Engineering
Trevor Selby Associate Director, Ticket Sales and Operations 412-232-3853 412-232-3853
To Be Announced Graphic Design Coordinator 412-396-5113 412-396-5113
FACILITIES AND OPERATIONS
Paul Hightower Senior Assistant AD / Facilities and Events 412-396-6502 412-396-6502
Travis White Facilities and Events Coordinator 412-396-1479 412-396-1479
MEDIA RELATIONS
Dave Saba Associate Athletic Director / Media Relations (MBB, MSOC, BOWL) 412-396-5861 412-396-5861
Liam Halferty Assistant Director of Media Relations (FB, 2MBB, XC, S&D, ROW, LAX, T&F) 412-396-5376 412-396-5376
Andrew Woodley Assistant Director of Media Relations (WBB, VB, WSOC, TEN) 412-396-6560 412-396-6560
SPORTS MEDICINE
Brian Beck Head Athletic Trainer 412-396-5491 412-396-5491
Jessica Johns Associate Head Athletic Trainer 412-396-1939 412-396-1939
Spencer Daddario Athletic Trainer 330-858-7473 330-858-7473
Steven Labate Athletic Trainer 412-396-4008 412-396-4008
JD Mostard Athletic Trainer 412-396-5576 412-396-5576
Helen Schneider Athletic Trainer 412-396-1515 412-396-1515
Ricky Wheeler Athletic Trainer 405-612-5494 405-612-5494
Katherine Wieckowski Athletic Trainer 412-396-6602 412-396-6602
Dr. Eric Anish, MD Medical Director
Dr. Albert Lin, MD Team Orthopedic Surgeon
Dr. Kentaro Onishi, DO Team Physician
Dr. Vincent Morreale Team Chiropractor
Jeff Lucchino, MS, RDN, CSSD Sports Dietitian
Mark Capriotti Soft Tissue Specialist 724-991-2339 724-991-2339
STRENGTH & CONDITIONING
John Henderson Associate Athletic Director / Sports Medicine and Performance 412-396-1873 412-396-1873
Chris Gilman Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach 412-396-1933 412-396-1933
Anthony Longo Assistant Director, Strength and Conditioning 412-396-1933 412-396-1933
Liz Lee Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach 412-396-1933 412-396-1933
STUDENT SERVICES
Sherene Brantley Associate Athletic Director / Academic & Student Services / SWA 412-396-5243 412-396-5243
Maggie Burnham Assistant Director / Student Services (MBB/WBB) 412-396-4006 412-396-4006
Vanessa Webb Learning Specialist 412-396-1965 412-396-1965
TICKET SALES AND SERVICE
Trevor Selby Associate Director, Ticket Sales and Operations 412-232-3853 412-232-3853
MEN'S BASKETBALL
Keith Dambrot Head Coach 412-396-6566 412-396-6566
Terry Weigand Assistant Coach 412-396-6566 412-396-6566
Rick McFadden Assistant Coach 412-396-6566 412-396-6566
Charles Thomas Assistant Coach 412-396-6566 412-396-6566
Steve McNees Director of Operations 412-396-6566 412-396-6566
Carl Thomas Assistant to the Head Coach 412-396-6566 412-396-6566
Andy Allison Director of Player Personnel and Development 412-396-6566 412-396-6566
Ari Stern Assistant AD/Basketball Administration 412-396-6566 412-396-6566
Bill Brown Director of Community Relations and Player Mentoring 412-396-6566 412-396-6566
Tim Baker Graduate Assistant/Asst. Director of Operations 412-396-6566 412-396-6566
Jordon Rooney Personal Brand Coach
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL
Dan Burt Head Coach 412-396-5392 412-396-5392
Cherie Lea Assistant Coach 412-396-5040 412-396-5040
Vanessa Abel Assistant Coach 412-396-4795 412-396-4795
Rick Bell Assistant Coach 412-396-5493 412-396-5493
Melissa Franko Director of Basketball Operations 412-396-5126 412-396-5126
Frank Ferraro Assistant to the Head Coach 412-396-6566 412-396-6566
Stasia King Video Production Manager
Karlee McBride Graduate Assistant
RJ Bell Graduate-Student Manager
Katherine Wieckowski Athletic Trainer 412-396-6602 412-396-6602
Alyssa Brinson Student Manager
WOMEN'S BOWLING
Jody Fetterhoff Head Coach 412-396-4797 412-396-4797
CROSS COUNTRY
Jeff Gibson Head Coach (Mid-Distance/Long Sprints & Hurdles/Relays) 412-818-4554 412-818-4554
Jim Lear Assistant Coach (Distance) 412-396-1158 412-396-1158
Autumn Greba Volunteer Assistant Coach
FOOTBALL
Jerry Schmitt Head Coach 412-396-2323 412-396-2323
Anthony Doria Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks 412-396-4619 412-396-4619
Dave Opfar Defensive Coordinator 412-396-5584 412-396-5584
Cornelius Coleman Defensive Line 412-396-2323 412-396-2323
Scott Farison Co-Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers 412-396-2323 412-396-2323
Kory Gribbin Tight Ends/Special Teams Coordinator/Recruiting Coordinator 412-396-2323 412-396-2323
Bishop Neal Defensive Backs
Darnel Richardson Defensive Backs 412-396-2319 412-396-2319
Larry McCoy Running Backs 412-396-2323 412-396-2323
Mike Silianoff Assistant Head Coach/Offensive Line 412-396-2324 412-396-2324
Luke Smith Director of Operations/Wide Receivers 412-396-2324 412-396-2324
Hunter Geisel Offensive Graduate Assistant 412-396-2323 412-396-2323
Drew Allen Defensive Assistant Coach 412-396-2323 412-396-2323
Kevin McCabe Offensive Assistant Coach 412-396-2323 412-396-2323
LACROSSE
Corinne Desrosiers Head Coach 412-396-4744 412-396-4744
Leah Fazio Assistant Coach 412-396-5784 412-396-5784
Peter Moore Volunteer Assistant Coach
ROWING
Jenn Langzettel Head Coach 412-396-1159 412-396-1159
Stephen Eckstein Assistant Coach 317-941-3116 317-941-3116
Joseph Setting Assistant Coach
Jen Arnold Assistant Coach
Osa Wheeler Graduate Assistant Coach
MEN'S SOCCER
Chase Brooks Head Coach 412-396-5242 412-396-5242
Sebastian Pineda Assistant Coach 412-396-5242 412-396-5242
Adam Mitchell Assistant Coach 412-396-5242 412-396-5242
WOMEN'S SOCCER
Al Alvine Head Coach 412-396-5241 412-396-5241
Dave Gray Assistant Coach 412-396-6565 412-396-6565
Bethanie Moreschi Assistant Coach 412-396-6565 412-396-6565
WOMEN'S SWIMMING & DIVING
David Sheets Head Coach 412-396-1866 412-396-1866
Jeanine Stright Head Diving Coach
Morgan Fink Assistant Coach
Eddie Larios Volunteer Assistant Coach
TENNIS
Vanessa Steiner Director of Tennis 412-396-4803 412-396-4803
Adam Blasinsky Volunteer Assistant Coach 412-396-4803 412-396-4803
Elyse Kraft Volunteer Assistant Coach
Will Reifeis Assistant Coach
John Rutkowski Assistant Coach
TRACK & FIELD
Jeff Gibson Head Coach (Mid-Distance/Long Sprints & Hurdles/Relays) 412-818-4554 412-818-4554
Jim Lear Assistant Coach (Distance) 412-396-1158 412-396-1158
Brian Reed Assistant Coach (Short Sprints & Hurdles/Jumps/Relays) 412-396-5238 412-396-5238
Shannon Taub Assistant Coach (Multi/Throws/Jumps) 267-987-2772 267-987-2772
Autumn Greba Volunteer Assistant Coach
VOLLEYBALL
Steve Opperman Head Coach 412-396-5247 412-396-5247
Fran Bolletino Assistant Coach 412--396-5237 412--396-5237
Jaime Kosiorek Assistant Coach 412-396-5237 412-396-5237
Hailey Murray Graduate Manager
Jessica Johns Associate Head Athletic Trainer 412-396-1939 412-396-1939
SPIRIT SQUADS
Amanda Ozanich Cheerleaders 412-396-6565 412-396-6565

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