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Duquesne University Department of Athletics Staff Directory

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).

Ticket Information
Football & Men's / Women's Basketball: 412-232-DUKE (3853)

Mailing Address:
600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15282

Athletic Department Directory (Area code 412)

Name Title Phone
Dave Harper Director of Athletics 396-6565
Cindy Morton Assistant to the Athletic Director 396-6565
Amanda Baird Assistant AD / Basketball Administration 396-6566
Sherene Brantley Associate AD / Academic & Student Services / SWA 396-5243
Bryan Colonna Associate Athletic Director / Development 396-5927
Rick Christensen Associate AD / Administration & Compliance 396-4917
John Henderson Associate AD / Sports Performance 396-1873
Megan Jahrling Associate Athletic Director / External Relations 396-5333
Dave Saba Associate AD / Media Relations 396-5861
Dr. Amy Phelps Faculty Representative 396-6271

Business Office
Name Title Phone
Joe Setting Assistant AD / Business 396-1359

Name Title Phone
Rick Christensen Associate AD / Administration & Compliance 396-4917
Michael Scerbo Assistant AD / Compliance 396-6568
Tyler Warden Assistant Director 396-1189

Duquesne Athletic Fund
Name Title Phone
Bryan Colonna Associate Athletic Director / Development 396-5927

External Relations
Name Title Phone
Megan Jahrling Associate Athletic Director / External Relations 396-5333
Nick Plesce Graphic Designer 396-1187

Facilities and Operations
Name Title Phone
Paul Hightower Senior Assistant AD / Facilities and Events 396-6502
Travis White Facilities and Events Coordinator 396-1479

Equipment Services
Name Title Phone
Jay Sofen Equipment Manager 396-1298

Media Relations
Name Title Phone
Dave Saba
Contact for: M Basketball, M Soccer, Bowling
Associate AD / Media Relations 396-5861
Ryan Gavatorta
Contact for: W Basketball, Volleyball, W Soccer, Tennis
Assistant Director 396-6560
Liam Halferty
Contact for: Football, Cross Country, Lacrosse, Swimming, Rowing, Track
Assistant Director 396-5376

Digital Marketing & Production
Name Title Phone
Erik Kaminski Director 396-5113

DUQS Sports Properties
Name Title Phone
Bob Heller General Manager 396-2362
Caitlin Healy Coordinator of Business Development 396-2458

Sports Medicine
Name Title Phone
Melissa Ebig
Contact for: M/W Tennis, , W Cross Country
Assistant AD / Sports Medicine 396-5491
Brian Beck
Contact for: M Basketball, Track Throws/Jumps
Athletic Trainer 396-1149
Megan Callahan
Contact for: W Soccer, Swimming
Athletic Trainer 396-4008
Joe Gatti
Contact for: Football, Bowling
Athletic Trainer 396-1939
Eni Kinikini
Contact for: Football, M Cross Country
Athletic Trainer 396-4810
Panagiota Tsilfides
Contact for: M Soccer, Track Sprint/Hurdles
Athletic Trainer 396-6602
Amy Wyke
Contact for: W Basketball, Rowing
Athletic Trainer 396-1515
Aimee Kimball Director of Mental Training 396-6565

Strength & Conditioning
Name Title Phone
John Henderson Associate AD / Sports Performance 396-1873
Anthony Longo Assistant Strength Coach 396-1933
Chris Tarullo Assistant Strength Coach 396-1933

Student Services
Name Title Phone
Sherene Brantley Associate AD / Academic & Student Services / SWA 396-5243
Maggie Burnham Assistant Director / Student Services (MBB/WBB) 396-4006
Katie Kresho Assistant Director 396-4553
Vanessa Webb Learning Specialist 396-1965

Ticket Sales and Service
Name Title Phone
Doug Bean Associate Director, Ticket Sales and Operations 396-5787
Conor McGartland Ticket Sales and Service Account Executive 396-5124

Men's Basketball
Name Title Phone
Keith Dambrot Head Coach 396-6565
Terry Weigand Assistant Coach 396-6565
Rick McFadden Assistant Coach 396-6565
Charles Thomas Assistant Coach 396-6565
Steve McNees Director of Operations 396-6565
Carl Thomas Assistant to the Head Coach 396-6565
Desmond Young Director of Player Development 396-6565
TBA Video Coordinator 396-6565

Women's Basketball
Name Title Phone
Dan Burt Head Coach 396-5392
Matt Schmidt Assistant Coach 396-5493
Rachel Wojdowski Assistant Coach 396-6564
Cherie Lea Assistant Coach 396-5040
Melissa Franko Director of Basketball Operations 396-5126
Brianna Thomas Graduate Assistant 396-4795

Women's Bowling
Name Title Phone
Jody Fetterhoff Head Coach 396-4797

Cross Country
Name Title Phone
Jim Lear Head Coach 396-1158
Tom Slosky Assistant Coach 396-6565

Name Title Phone
Jerry Schmitt Head Coach 396-2323
Anthony Doria Offensive Coordinator & Quarterbacks Coach 396-4619
Dave Opfar Defensive Coordinator 396-5584
Tony Papley Defensive Line Coach & Director of Operations 396-2323
Darnel Richardson Defensive Backs Coach 396-2319
Tyler Scudder Co-Defensive Coordinator & Linebackers Coach 396-2318
Matt Stansfield Run Game Coordinator/Tight Ends 396-5374
Kellen O'Neill Wide Receivers Coach 396-1802
Terry Russell Running Backs Coach 396-1802
Mike Silianoff Assistant Head Coach & Offensive Line Coach 396-2324
Luke Smith Defensive Assistant 396-2324
Mike Deitrick Offensive Quality Control Coach 396-1802

Name Title Phone
Lisa Evans Head Coach 396-4744
Caitlin Prince Assistant Coach 396-5784

Name Title Phone
Jenn Langzettel Head Coach 396-4745
Megan Parmarter Assistant Coach 396-5239
Courtney Purslow Assistant Coach 396-4796
Daniel Jefferies Assistant Coach 396-4796
Jonathon Dawson Graduate Assistant 396-4796

Men's Soccer
Name Title Phone
Chase Brooks Head Coach 396-5242
Josh Faga Assistant Coach/Training Coordinator 396-5242
Diego Vieira Assistant Coach 396-5242

Women's Soccer
Name Title Phone
Al Alvine Head Coach 396-5241
Erica Marshall Assistant Coach 396-4910
TBA Assistant Coach 396-4765

Women's Swimming
Name Title Phone
Dave Sheets Head Coach 396-1866
Charlie Hauser Head Diving Coach 396-1866
Megan Zarriello Assistant Coach 396-1866

Name Title Phone
Vanessa Steiner Director of Tennis 396-4803
Othmane Lalami Men's Assistant Coach 396-4803
Matt Slamecka Women's Assistant Coach 396-4803

Track & Field
Name Title Phone
Jim Lear Head Coach 396-1158
John Bute Assistant Coach 396-5238
Brian Reed Assistant Coach 396-5238
Tom Slosky Assistant Coach 396-6565

Name Title Phone
Steve Opperman Head Coach 396-5247
Ryan Sweitzer Assistant Coach 396-5237

Name Title Phone
Amanda Ozanich Cheerleading Coach 396-6565
Brianna Fine Assistant Coach 396-6565

Dance Team
Name Title Phone
Heather Dougherty Dance Coach 396-6565


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