VCU Athletics Staff Directory

Mailing Address

VCU Athletics
Siegel Center
1200 W. Broad St.               
P.O. Box 843013
Richmond, Va.
23284-3013
VCU Athletics
Sports Medicine Building
1300 W. Broad St.
P.O. Box 842003
Richmond, Va.
23284-2003

 

 

 

 

 

Fax Numbers

Administrative (804) 828-7526
Athletic Communcations (804) 828-9428
Sports Medicine Building (804) 828-4938

Administration

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Ed McLaughlin

Vice President & Director of Athletics

804-828-6692 athleticsdir@vcu.edu
Jon Palumbo

Deputy Director of Athletics

804-827-0805 japalumbo@vcu.edu
Glenn Hofmann

Executive Associate AD

804-828-7398 gahofmann@vcu.edu
Jeff Cupps

Executive Associate AD

804-828-2255 jcupps@vcu.edu
Dr. Sofia Hiort-Wright

Associate Vice Provost for Learning Excellence & Executive Associate Athletic Director/SWA

804-828-2184 shiort@vcu.edu
Dr. Tim Lampe

Director of Facilities and Siegel Center Operations

804-827-1000 tclampe@vcu.edu
Patricia Stauffer

Sr. Associate AD for Sports Administration

804-828-4813 pastauff@vcu.edu
Keith Rafter

Associate AD for Sports Operations

804-827-0586 ktrafter@vcu.edu
Bryan Allen

Associate AD for Major Gifts

804-828-1764 blallen@vcu.edu
Nate Doughty

Assistant AD for Facilities & Event Management

804-827-1002 ncdoughty@vcu.edu
Kevin Jackson

Assistant AD for Ticket Operations

804-827-0808 jacksonks@vcu.edu
Vaughan Moss

Assistant AD for Marketing & Promotions

804-828-2452 mossv@vcu.edu
Chris Kowalczyk

Assistant AD for Athletics Communications (MBB, Golf, Volleyball)

804-828-8818 ckowalczyk@vcu.edu
Noah Strebler

Assistant AD for Compliance & Student Services

804-827-1003 nstrebler@vcu.edu
Daniel O'Brien

Assistant AD for Development and Major Gifts

804-828-4771 dobrien2@vcu.edu
Mike Sanders

Assistant AD for Business Services

804-828-4050 mwsanders@vcu.edu
Maura Smith

Director of Human Resources

804 827-0794 mjsmith@vcu.edu
Dr. Mak Afework

Executive Coordinator to the Vice President & Director of Athletics

804-828-6692 mafework@vcu.edu

Academic Advising

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Dr. Sofia Hiort-Wright

Associate Vice Provost for Learning Excellence & Executive Associate Athletic Director/SWA

804-828-2184 shiort@vcu.edu
Kasey Mattison

Assistant Director of Student Athlete Support Services

804-828-1654 ksmattison@vcu.edu
Demetrius Shambley

Student-Athlete Academic Coordinator

804-827-1108 shambleyd@vcu.edu
Leslie Anderson

Student-Athlete Academic Coordinator

804-828-1655 landerson27@vcu.edu
Artis Gordon

Director of Student-Athlete Development

804-827-3544 ajgordon@vcu.edu
Elizabeth Smith

Tutoring Coordinator

804-828-4298 smithea23@vcu.edu
Maggie Brocklebank

Academic Coach

804-827-2056 brocklebankm@vcu.edu
Daryl Monfils

Graduate Assistant

monfilsd@vcu.edu

Athletic Communications/Media Services

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Chris Kowalczyk

Assistant AD for Athletics Communications (MBB, Golf, Volleyball)

804-828-8818 ckowalczyk@vcu.edu
Brett Bosley

Assistant Director of Athletics Communications (Men's & Women's Soccer, Baseball)

804-828-8496 bbosley@vcu.edu
Evan Nicely

Assistant Director of Athletics Communications (FH, WBB, Lacrosse)

804-828-1727 nicelyej@vcu.edu
Ben Blumenthal

Graduate Assistant (M/W Track & Field, Cross Country)

804-828-3440 blumenthalbe@vcu.edu
Andy Lohman

Graduate Assistant (Men's & Women's Tennis)

804-828-3440 lohmanar@vcu.edu
Mike Voyack

Director of Video and Technology

804-828-2319 voyackmf@vcu.edu
Eddie Johnson

Creative Director

804-828-2324 johnsoner2@vcu.edu

Business Services

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Jeff Cupps

Executive Associate AD

804-828-2255 jcupps@vcu.edu
Mike Sanders

Assistant AD for Business Services

804-828-4050 mwsanders@vcu.edu
Carletta Wilson

Office Manager

804-828-4045 cdpittma@vcu.edu
TBA

Employee & Student-Athlete Services Coordinator

Compliance and Student Services

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Noah Strebler

Assistant AD for Compliance & Student Services

804-827-1003 nstrebler@vcu.edu
Ernest Washington

Director of Compliance

804-828-7618 elwashington@vcu.edu

Development/Ram Athletic Fund

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Bryan Allen

Associate AD for Major Gifts

804-828-1764 blallen@vcu.edu
Daniel O'Brien

Assistant AD for Development and Major Gifts

804-828-4771 dobrien2@vcu.edu
Catherine Policastro

Special Events & Fulfillment Director

804-828-3956 capolicastro@vcu.edu
Andrew Brandt

Graduate Assistant

804-828-3863 brandt@vcu.edu

Equipment Room

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Mitchell Eaglowski

Equipment Manager

804-828-8639 meaglowski@vcu.edu
Jay Harris

Equipment Room Assistant

804-828-8639 jwharris@vcu.edu

Marketing

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Vaughan Moss

Assistant AD for Marketing & Promotions

804-828-2452 mossv@vcu.edu
Dylan Baker

Assistant Director for Marketing & Promotions

804-827-7013 dbaker28@vcu.edu
Racheed Davis

Graduate Assistant

804-827-8244 davisrc2@vcu.edu
Hagan Harman Watson

Marketing Associate

804-827-8244 hhwatson@vcu.edu

VCU Sports Properties

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Robby Robinson

General Manager - VCU Sports Properties

804-828-4648 rrobinson@vcusportsproperties.com
Kate Schilling

Manager of Business Development

804-827-3563 kschilling@vcusportsproperties.com
Andy Lockard

Manager, Business Development

804-828-1740 alockard@vcusportsproperties.com
Miles Hayter

Coordinator, Partnership Services

804-828-5958 mhayter@vcusportsproperties.com

Siegel Center & Facilities

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Dr. Tim Lampe

Director of Facilities and Siegel Center Operations

804-827-1000 tclampe@vcu.edu
Nate Doughty

Assistant AD for Facilities & Event Management

804-827-1002 ncdoughty@vcu.edu
Dr. Tony Hobbs

Assistant Director of Facility Operations

804-827-1000 tdhobbs@vcu.edu
Joe Burns

Assistant Director for Facilities & Event Operations

804-827-1005 burnsjs@vcu.edu
Andrew Barnes

Facilities Assistant

804-827-1000 atbarnes@vcu.edu
Nick Papazian

Facilities Assistant

804-827-1000 npapazian@vcu.edu
Alex Gray

Facilities Assistant

804-827-1000 agray5@vcu.edu
Vincent Greene

Athletics Facilities Business Manager

804-827-1000 greeneva@vcu.edu
Clifton Simmons

Spectra Concessions & Catering

804-828-8421 clifton_simmons@comcastspectacor.com

Sports Medicine

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Eddie Benion

Assistant AD for Sports Medicine

804-828-2321 etbenion@vcu.edu
Jeff Collins

Associate Athletic Trainer

804-827-3924 jmcollins@vcu.edu
Hannah Jaussen

Assistant Athletic Trainer

804-828-2321 hjaussen@vcu.edu
Michael Avey

Assistant Athletic Trainer

804-828-2321 mhavey@vcu.edu
Jay Loehner

Assistant Athletic Trainer

804-828-2321 jloehner@vcu.edu
Ray Kim

Assistant Athletic Trainer

804-828-2321 rykim@vcu.edu
Jason Castleman

Assistant Athletic Trainer

804-828-2321 jcastleman@vcu.edu
James Benzel

Assistant Athletic Trainer

804-828-2321 jbenzel@vcu.edu
Chris Mignogna

Athletic Training Intern

804-828-2321 camignogna@vcu.edu
Dr. Dana Blackmer

Sports Psychologist

804-828-8978 drblackm@vcu.edu

Sports Performance

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Tim Kontos

Associate AD for Sports Performance

804-827-1365 takontos@vcu.edu
Donald Brown

Director of Sports Performance for Men's Basketball

804-827-1522 browndc8@vcu.edu
Ryan Metzger

Assistant Sports Performance Coach

804-827-1365 rmetzger@vcu.edu
Guil Moreira

Assistant Sports Performance Coach

804-827-1365 gmoreira@vcu.edu
Buddy Donnelly

Director of Sports Performance for Women's Basketball

804-827-1365 donnellyj@vcu.edu
Phil Reichhoff

Graduate Assistant

pareichhoff@vcu.edu

Ticket Office

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Kevin Jackson

Assistant AD for Ticket Operations

804-827-0808 jacksonks@vcu.edu
Ryan Barber

Assistant Director of Ticket Operations

804-828-7474 rbarber2@vcu.edu
Jackson Clark

Graduate Assistant

804-828-7267 clarkjd9@vcu.edu
Alieh Shaban

Graduate Assistant

804-828-7267 shabanar2@vcu.edu

Baseball

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Shawn Stiffler

Head Coach

804-828-4822 ramsbaseball@vcu.edu
Mike McRae

Assistant Coach

804-828-4821 mmcrae3@vcu.edu
Rich Witten

Assistant Coach

804-828-4820 jrwitten@vcu.edu
Josh Tutwiler

Assistant Coach

804-828-7467 jtutwiler@vcu.edu
Sam Tinkham

Director of Baseball Operations

tinkhams@mymail.vcu.edu
Jake Sidwell

Graduate Manager

Tim Kontos

Associate AD for Sports Performance

804-827-1365 takontos@vcu.edu

Men's Basketball

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Mike Rhoades

Head Coach

804-828-1278 vcuhoops@vcu.edu
Jeremy Ballard

Associate Head Coach

804-828-4188 jkballard@vcu.edu
J.D. Byers

Assistant Coach

804-828-4329 jdbyers@vcu.edu
Brent Scott

Assistant Coach

804-828-4838 bscott32@vcu.edu
Jimmy Martelli

Director of Operations

804-828-1680 jrmartelli@vcu.edu
Justin Levine

Video Coordinator

804-828-1278 levinejh@vcu.edu
Joey Rodriguez

Director of Player Development

804-827-5234 rodriguezjh@vcu.edu
Mike Venezia

Director of Student-Athlete Development

804-828-1278 veneziamt@vcu.edu
Donald Brown

Director of Sports Performance for Men's Basketball

804-827-1522 browndc8@vcu.edu
Dianne Long

Senior Secretary

804-828-1278 dalong@vcu.edu

Women's Basketball

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Beth O'Boyle

Head Coach

804-827-0483 eaoboyle@vcu.edu
Karen Blair

Associate Head Coach

804-828-4057 kablair@vcu.edu
Nerlande Nicolas

Assistant Coach

804-827-2154 nnicolas@vcu.edu
Kirk Crawford

Assistant Coach

804-828-8816 kcrawford@vcu.edu
Vanessa Moore

Director of Operations

804-827-1822 moorevc@vcu.edu
Jessica Imhof

Video Coordinator

804-828-3963 jeimhof@vcu.edu
Vladimir Shtam

Director of Player Development

vshtam@vcu.edu
Morgan Williams

Administrative Assistant

804-827-0483 mbwilliams2@vcu.edu
Buddy Donnelly

Director of Sports Performance for Women's Basketball

804-827-1365 donnellyj@vcu.edu
Hannah Jaussen

Assistant Athletic Trainer

804-828-2321 hjaussen@vcu.edu

Men's Cross Country

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Jon Riley

Head Coach

804-827-0946 jlriley@vcu.edu
Nicole Cook

Director of Cross Country/Assistant Coach

804-827-0945 cooknd@vcu.edu

Women's Cross Country

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Jon Riley

Head Coach

804-827-0946 jlriley@vcu.edu
Nicole Cook

Director of Cross Country/Assistant Coach

804-827-0945 cooknd@vcu.edu

Field Hockey

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Stacey Bean

Head Coach

804-828-3025 sbean@vcu.edu
Annie Zinkavich

Assistant Coach

804-828-4950 amzinkavich@vcu.edu
Kayla May

Assistant Coach

804-828-3702 kmmay2@vcu.edu

Golf

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Matt Ball

Head Coach

804-828-3027 mcball@vcu.edu
Carter Harrison

Assistant Coach

804-828-2176 charrison6@vcu.edu

Women's Lacrosse

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Jen O'Brien

Head Coach

804-827-1127 jcobrien@vcu.edu
Liz French

Assistant Coach

804-828-6367 frenchea@vcu.edu
Theresa Walton

Assistant Coach

804-828-9273 twalton6@vcu.edu
Dani Ellis

Director of Player Development

ellisde@vcu.edu

Men's Soccer

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Dave Giffard

Head Coach

804-828-4839 drgiffard@vcu.edu
Brett Teach

Assistant Coach

804-828-4805 bteach@vcu.edu
Matt Cannady

Assistant Coach

804-827-1992 cannadyme@vcu.edu
Reinaldo Brenes

Graduate Assistant

Ronnie Pascale

Volunteer Coach

Women's Soccer

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Lindsey Martin

Head Coach

804-828-7617 vanderspiegel@vcu.edu
Scott Letts

Assistant Coach

804-828-9926 sdletts@vcu.edu
Tyler Schatz

Assistant Coach

804-827-1982 schatztw@vcu.edu
Kate Ward

Graduate Assistant

Men's Tennis

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Paul Kostin

Head Coach

804-828-4817 pkostin@vcu.edu
Anthony Rossi

Assistant Coach

804-828-1720 arossi@vcu.edu
Marten Jonsson

Graduate Assistant

jonssonjon@vcu.edu

Women's Tennis

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Paul Kostin

Head Coach

804-828-4817 pkostin@vcu.edu
Marten Jonsson

Graduate Assistant

jonssonjon@vcu.edu

Men's Track & Field

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Jon Riley

Head Coach

804-827-0946 jlriley@vcu.edu
Ethan Tussing

Assistant Coach (Throws)

804-828-1733 ektussing@vcu.edu
Nicole Cook

Director of Cross Country/Assistant Coach

804-827-0945 cooknd@vcu.edu
Thomas Sage

Assistant Coach (Hurdles, Vertical Jumps & Multis)

804-828-3026 tjsage@vcu.edu
Kiara Porter

Volunteer Assistant Coach

Magda Wikar

Volunteer Assistant Coach

Women's Track & Field

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Jon Riley

Head Coach

804-827-0946 jlriley@vcu.edu
Ethan Tussing

Assistant Coach (Throws)

804-828-1733 ektussing@vcu.edu
Nicole Cook

Director of Cross Country/Assistant Coach

804-827-0945 cooknd@vcu.edu
Thomas Sage

Assistant Coach (Hurdles, Vertical Jumps & Multis)

804-828-3026 tjsage@vcu.edu
Kiara Porter

Volunteer Assistant Coach

Magda Wikar

Volunteer Assistant Coach

Women's Volleyball

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Jody Rogers

Head Coach

804-828-3024 jarogers@vcu.edu
Tim Doyle

Assistant Coach

804-828-7110 tpdoyle@vcu.edu
Patrick Maloney

Assistant Coach

804-827-1205 pmaloney2@vcu.edu
Ryan Leary

Graduate Assistant

learyrm@vcu.edu
Tim Kontos

Associate AD for Sports Performance

804-827-1365 takontos@vcu.edu
Demetrius Shambley

Student-Athlete Academic Coordinator

804-827-1108 shambleyd@vcu.edu