Staff Directory

Administration

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Brian Niemuth Director of Athletics/Head Women's Basketball Coach
515-961-1670 brian.niemuth@simpson.edu
Dave Cleveland Head Track & Field Coach
515-961-1402 dave.cleveland@simpson.edu
Bob Nutgrass Compliance Coordinator/Assistant Athletic Director
515-961-1678 bob.nutgrass@simpson.edu
Lana Smith Head Volleyball/SWA/Assistant Athletic Director
515-961-1641 lana.smith@simpson.edu
Laura Petersen Assistant to Director of Athletics
515-961-1492 laura.petersen@simpson.edu
Tara Rehmeier Logistics and Fundraising Asst.
515-961-1495 tara.rehmeier@simpson.edu

Athletics Communication

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Bryan Geelan Athletics Communication Director
515-961-1577 bryan.geelan@simpson.edu

Compliance

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Bob Nutgrass Compliance Coordinator/Assistant Athletic Director
515-961-1678 bob.nutgrass@simpson.edu

Athletic Marketing

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Rick Isaacson Head Men's Soccer Coach
515-961-1218 rick.isaacson@simpson.edu
Barb Overton Asst. Volleyball Coach/Marketing Asst.
515-961-1409 barb.overton@simpson.edu

Spirit

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Heather Hulen Head Cheer Coach
515-250-4774 heather.hulen@simpson.edu
Paige Curtis Head Dance Coach
515-210-2561 paige.curtis@simpson.edu

Athletic Training

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Cal Busby Program Director of Athletic Training
515-961-1721 cal.busby@simpson.edu
Chris Fertal Head Athletic Trainer
515-961-1873 chris.fertal@simpson.edu
Mike Hadden Athletic Trainer
515-961-1751 mike.hadden@simpson.edu
Megan Pilcher Assistant Athletic Trainer
515-961-1503 megan.pilcher@simpson.edu
Rebekah Kimzey Athletic Trainer
rebekah.kimzey@simpson.edu

Strength & Conditioning

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Pete Traynor Asst. Football Coach/Offensive Line/Run Game Coordinator/Strength and Conditioning
515-961-1867 pete.traynor@simpson.edu

Baseball

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Nathan Roling Head Baseball Coach
515-961-1344 nathan.roling@simpson.edu
Tyler Willis Graduate Asst. Baseball Coach
tyler.willis@simpson.edu
Kelly Wilson Asst. Baseball Coach
Zach Jevne Asst. Baseball Coach
Jalen Sickels Asst. Baseball Coach

Men's Basketball

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Brad Bjorkgren Head Men's Basketball Coach
515-961-1855 brad.bjorkgren@simpson.edu
Brandon Stromer Asst. Men's Basketball Coach
515-961-1393 brandon.stromer@simpson.edu

Men's Cross Country

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Heath Moenck Head Cross Country Coach
515-961-1404 heath.moenck@simpson.edu
Jim Kirby Asst. Cross Country Coach
james.kirby@simpson.edu
Keith Ellingson Asst. Track & Field and Cross Country Coach

Football

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Matt Jeter Head Football Coach
515-961-1691 matt.jeter@simpson.edu
Jeff Judge Asst. Football Coach/co-Offensive Coordinator
515-961-1719 jeff.judge@simpson.edu
Ted Haag Asst. Football Coach/Defensive Coordinator
515-961-1294 ted.haag@simpson.edu
James Hoffman Asst. Football Coach/co-Offensive Coordinator/Wide Receivers
515-961-1345 james.hoffman@simpson.edu
Pete Traynor Asst. Football Coach/Offensive Line/Run Game Coordinator/Strength and Conditioning
515-961-1867 pete.traynor@simpson.edu
Blake Bergstrom Asst. Football Coach/Running Backs
Brad Green Asst. Football Coach/Kickers and Punters
Nick Loiocomo Asst. Football Coach/Defensive Line
Brent Parrott Asst. Football Coach/Defensive Backs
Bryan Boesen Asst. Football Coach/Defensive Intern

Men's Golf

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Justin Livingston Head Men's Golf Coach
515-402-1751 justin.livingston@simpson.edu
Jason Marvelli Asst. Men's Golf Coach
515-975-1719 jason.marvelli@simpson.edu

Men's Soccer

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Rick Isaacson Head Men's Soccer Coach
515-961-1218 rick.isaacson@simpson.edu
Jim Frizzell Asst. Men's Soccer Coach
jim.frizzell@simpson.edu
Tim Stork Asst. Men's Soccer Coach
Jeremy Reinert Asst. Men's Soccer Coach
Connor Nightingale Asst. Men's Soccer Coach
Jacob Lucy Men's Soccer Student Coach

Men's Swimming

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Tom Caccia Head Swimming and Diving Coach
tom.caccia@simpson.edu

Men's Tennis

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Matt Price Head Men's Tennis Coach
matt.price@simpson.edu

Men's Track & Field

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Dave Cleveland Head Track & Field Coach
515-961-1402 dave.cleveland@simpson.edu
Heath Moenck Asst. Track & Field Coach
515-961-1404 heath.moenck@simpson.edu
James Hoffman Asst. Track & Field Coach
515-961-1345 james.hoffman@simpson.edu
Keith Ellingson Asst. Track & Field and Cross Country Coach

Women's Basketball

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Brian Niemuth Director of Athletics/Head Women's Basketball Coach
515-961-1670 brian.niemuth@simpson.edu
Moran Lonning Asst. Women's Basketball Coach
515-961-1286 moran.lonning@simpson.edu
Phil Wirtz Asst. Women's Basketball Coach
phil.wirtz@simpson.edu

Women's Cross Country

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Heath Moenck Head Cross Country Coach
515-961-1404 heath.moenck@simpson.edu
Jim Kirby Asst. Cross Country Coach
james.kirby@simpson.edu
Jamie Busby Asst. Women's Cross Country Coach
jamie.busby@simpson.edu
Keith Ellingson Asst. Track & Field and Cross Country Coach

Softball

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Brent Matthias Head Softball Coach
515-961-1337 brent.matthias@simpson.edu
Vivi Marquez Graduate Asst. Softball Coach
viviana.marquez@simpson.edu
Kyle Owens Asst. Softball Coach
kyle.owens@simpson.edu
Penney Arey Asst. Softball Coach
Kacee West Asst. Softball Coach
Mickey Anderson Asst. Softball Coach

Women's Golf

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Larry Shoop Head Women's Golf Coach
larry.shoop@simpson.edu

Women's Soccer

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Jill Serafino Head Women's Soccer Coach
515-961-1239 jill.serafino@simpson.edu
Joe Ferrara Asst. Women's Soccer Coach
413-330-9775 joseph.ferrara@simpson.edu
Dan Bertsch Asst. Women's Soccer Coach
Megan Lankford Asst. Women's Soccer Coach
816-305-6635 megan.lankford@simpson.edu
Lisa Grefe Asst. Women's Soccer Coach
lisa.grefe@simpson.edu

Women's Swimming

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Tom Caccia Head Swimming and Diving Coach
tom.caccia@simpson.edu

Women's Track & Field

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Dave Cleveland Head Track & Field Coach
515-961-1402 dave.cleveland@simpson.edu
Heath Moenck Asst. Track & Field Coach
515-961-1404 heath.moenck@simpson.edu
James Hoffman Asst. Track & Field Coach
515-961-1345 james.hoffman@simpson.edu
Keith Ellingson Asst. Track & Field and Cross Country Coach

Women's Tennis

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Jennifer Gruenisen Head Women's Tennis Coach
jenni.gruenisen@simpson.edu

Women's Volleyball

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Lana Smith Head Volleyball/SWA/Assistant Athletic Director
515-961-1641 lana.smith@simpson.edu
Tony Sunga Asst. Volleyball Coach
515-961-1725 tony.sunga@simpson.edu
Heidi Brooks Asst. Volleyball Coach
Barb Overton Asst. Volleyball Coach/Marketing Asst.
515-961-1409 barb.overton@simpson.edu

Wrestling

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Nate Hansen Head Wrestling Coach
515-961-1618 nate.hansen@simpson.edu
Greg Barner Asst. Wrestling Coach
greg.barner@simpson.edu
Kurt Backes Asst. Wrestling Coach
Tyler Brandt Asst. Wrestling Coach
tyler.brandt@simpson.edu
Kip Fennelly Asst. Wrestling Coach
Joe Skow Asst. Wrestling Coach
joe.skow@my.simpson.edu
Brooks Vander Kopsa Asst. Wrestling Coach