Staff Directory

Physical Address:
625 7th Avenue NE
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 7356 Hickory, NC 28603
Main Athletics Phone:
(828) 328-7116
Athletics Fax:
(828) 267-3445
 AdministrationPositionPhone
 Kim PateDirector of Intercollegiate AthleticsE-mail (828) 328-7128
 Brent HeaberlinDeputy Athletic DirectorE-mail (828) 328-7114
 Shena HollarAssociate AD, SWA and Head Softball CoachE-mail (828) 328-7133
 Dave MarklandAssociate AD & Head Volleyball CoachE-mail (828) 328-7215
 John KarrsSports Information DirectorE-mail (828) 328-7174
 Bailey LeonardGraduate Assistant - Athletic AdministrationE-mail (828) 328-7174
 Terri LivingstonPEF/Bears Club Managing DirectorE-mail (828) 328-7130
 Shane MalmquistGraduate Assistant - Athletic AdministrationE-mail (828) 328-7125
 Cooper PadgettAssistant Athletic TrainerE-mail (828) 328-7098
 Margaret ShreitahAssistant Athletic TrainerE-mail (828) 328-7563
 Kay SmithAthletic Business ManagerE-mail (828) 328-7116
 Dr. Stephanie StaddenAssistant Athletic TrainerE-mail (828) 328-7162
 Dr. Amy WoodFaculty Athletic RepresentativeE-mail (828) 328-7728
 Dr. Michael McGeeAthletic Training Program DirectorE-mail (828) 328-7127
 Michael FlickerAssociate AD for Sport PerformanceE-mail (828) 328-7054
 Luis VelezDirector of Strength & ConditioningE-mail (828) 328-7124
 Chelsea PasukinisAssistant Athletic TrainerE-mail (828) 328-7801
 BaseballPositionPhone
 Tom FleenorHead Baseball CoachE-mail (828) 328-7136
 Greg KeatonAssistant CoachE-mail (828) 328-7086
 Evan WiseAssistant CoachE-mail (704) 740-7206
 Read BrownAssistant CoachE-mail 
 Nick FlachofskyAssistant CoachE-mail 
 M. BasketballPositionPhone
 Everick SullivanHead Men's Basketball CoachE-mail (828) 328-7122
 John LattimoreAssistant CoachE-mail (828) 328-7123
 Blake SimmonsGraduate AssistantE-mail (336) 837-8769
 W. BasketballPositionPhone
 Katie PateHead Women's Basketball CoachE-mail (828) 328-7132
 Brad MangumAssistant CoachE-mail (828) 328-7384
 Brooklyn CartwrightGraduate AssistantE-mail (828) 328-7384
 LaSashia ConnellyAssistant CoachE-mail (828) 328-7384
 Spirit TeamPositionPhone
 Christy CresonHead CoachE-mail (828) 302-0538
 Amber DouglasAssistant CoachE-mail 
 Cross CountryPositionPhone
 Jason StewartHead Men's and Women's Cross Country CoachE-mail (828) 328-7140
 Jon SharpAssistant CoachE-mail (910) 916-4660
 FootballPositionPhone
 Mike KellarHead Football CoachE-mail (828) 328-7121
 Brian HillAssociate Head Coach & Defensive Line CoachE-mail (828) 328-7052
 Mike LopezDefensive Coordinator & Linebackers CoachE-mail (828) 328-7118
 Aaron BrockNickelbacks Coach & Academic CoordinatorE-mail (828) 328-7042
 Bob McClainOffensive Coordinator & Offensive Line CoachE-mail (828) 328-7050
 Arketa BanksWide Receivers Coach & Co-Recruiting CoordinatorE-mail (828) 328-7393
 Dave ColeSpecial Teams and Defensive Backs CoachE-mail (828) 328-7117
 Mitch HairstonTight Ends & Strength and Conditioning CoordinatorE-mail (828) 328-7119
 Jeremy HarmerRunning Backs CoachE-mail (828) 328-7012
 Jesse ByrdOffensive Graduate Assistant - Video CoordinatorE-mail (828) 328-7014
 A.J. HopkeDefensive Graduate Assistant - Defensive LineE-mail 
 Matt VillantiGraduate Assistant - Strength & Conditioning CoachE-mail 
 Tanner BottsDefensive Graduate Assistant - Defensive BacksE-mail 
 GolfPositionPhone
 Elliot GealyDirector of Men's and Women's GolfE-mail (828) 328-7620
 M. LacrossePositionPhone
 Greg ParadineDirector of Men's and Women's LacrosseE-mail (828) 328-7497
 Tommy HebererAssistant CoachE-mail (828) 328-7417
 Duncan FitzgeraldAssistant CoachE-mail (828) 328-7417
 Sean McAuleyAssistant CoachE-mail (828) 328-7125
 W. LacrossePositionPhone
 Carlee BuckHead Women's Lacrosse CoachE-mail (828) 328-7160
 M. SoccerPositionPhone
 Jack WinterGraduate Assistant CoachE-mail (828) 238-9589
 Hector Ladero RivasGraduate AssistantE-mail 
 W. SoccerPositionPhone
 Gary HigginsHead Women's Soccer CoachE-mail (828) 328-7137
 Jasmin DuttonAssistant CoachE-mail (828) 328-7137
 SoftballPositionPhone
 Shena HollarHead Softball Coach, Assistant AD and SWAE-mail (828) 328-7133
 Kathryn GeougeAssistant CoachE-mail (828) 328-7057
 SwimmingPositionPhone
 Paul SchiffelHead Men's and Women's Swimming CoachE-mail (828) 328-7085
 Cody ShawGraduate AssistantE-mail (252) 902-7541
 M. TennisPositionPhone
 Tom ReesHead Men's Tennis CoachE-mail (828) 328-7083
 W. TennisPositionPhone
 Tom ReesHead Women's Tennis CoachE-mail (828) 328-7083
 Track & FieldPositionPhone
 Jason StewartHead Men's and Women's Track & Field CoachE-mail (828) 328-7140
 Aaron BrockAssociate Head CoachE-mail (828) 328-7042
 Julia AgawuGraduate AssistantE-mail (940) 300-0439
 Jon SharpAssistant CoachE-mail (910) 916-4660
 VolleyballPositionPhone
 Dave MarklandHead Volleyball Coach & Associate ADE-mail (828) 328-7215
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