Staff Directory

Evangel University Athletics
Ashcroft Center
1111 N. Glenstone Ave.
Springfield, MO 65802

You can click on the email address of the person you would like to email or you can find their office phone extension on the right side of the page. Dial (417) 865-2815 then the extension. If you scroll over a staff member's name and click on the name, you can view their biographical information.

Administration

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Dr. Dennis McDonald
Director of Athletics
Ext. 7285 [email protected]
Phillip Dowden
Assistant Athletic Director
Ext. 7260 [email protected]
Sara Underwood
Administrative Assistant / Head Cheer Coach
Ext. 7282 [email protected]
Steve Gause
Compliance / Asst. Men's Basketball
Ext. 7409 [email protected]

Athletic Trainers

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Marisa Foltz
Head Athletic Trainer
Ext. 7397 [email protected]
Kinsey Cook
Assistant Athletic Trainer
Ext. 7246 [email protected]
Haley Reiff
Graduate Assistant
Ext. 7246 [email protected]
Sammy Fluck
Assistant Athletic Trainer
Ext. 7246 [email protected]
Dr. Eric Gifford
Team Physician (non-surgical)
Dr. Shannon Woods
Team Physician (non-surgical)

Baseball

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Russell Brand
Head Coach
Ext. 7276 [email protected]
Frank Waters
Assistant Coach
Blake McKnight
Assistant Coach
Lance Goff
Assistant Coach

Football

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Chuck Hepola
Head Coach
[email protected]
Dennis Darnell
Offensive Coordinator / Offensive Line
[email protected]
Jeremy DeSoto
Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers
Ext. 7386 [email protected]
Edward Sands
Defensive Backs / Community Liaison
Ext. 7361 [email protected]
David Flores
Defensive Line / Recruiting Coordinator
Ext. 7358 [email protected]
Dale Garrett
Running Backs
[email protected]
Taylor Higgins
Wide Receivers/Ministry Coordinator
Ext. 7386 [email protected]
Danny Sweet
Assistant Coach
[email protected]

Men's Basketball

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Steve Jenkins
Head Coach
Ext. 7325 [email protected]
Steve Gause
Assistant Coach
Ext. 7409 [email protected]
Stan Jacocks
Volunteer Assistant
Mike Herrington
Student Assistant
Robbie Janson
Student Manager

Men's Golf

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Jon Jenkins
Head Coach
Ext. 7359 [email protected]

Men's Soccer

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Jeff Reinold
Head Coach
Jaxn Rogers
Assistant Coach

Men's Track & Field

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Edward Sands
Head Coach
Ext. 7361 [email protected]
Austin Jacobs
Assistant Coach
Ext. 7282 [email protected]

Men's Cross Country

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Austin Jacobs
Head Coach
Ext. 7282 [email protected]

Softball

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Jay Halbrook
Head Coach
Ext. 7265 [email protected]
Jessica Nutt
Assistant Coach
Ext. 7404 [email protected]
Kyra Parker
Assistant Coach
Anthony Finzo
Assistant Coach
Shyanne McGown
Student Assistant
Jamie Halbrook
Recruiting Coordinator
Ext. 7470 [email protected]

Women's Basketball

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Megan Leuzinger
Head Coach
[email protected]
Kevin Clark II
Assistant Coach
Allen Wilson
Assistant Coach
Reggine Brown
Graduate Assistant Coach

Women's Golf

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Jon Jenkins
Head Coach
Ext. 7359 [email protected]

Women's Soccer

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Bruce Deaton
Head Coach / Dir. of Soccer Operations
Ext. 7351 [email protected]
Christy Kononiuk
Assistant Coach
Tessa Deaton
Assistant Coach

Women's Track & Field

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Edward Sands
Head Coach
Ext. 7361 [email protected]
Austin Jacobs
Assistant Coach
Ext. 7282 [email protected]

Women's Volleyball

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Mary Whitehead
Head Coach
Ext. 7191 [email protected]
Kinsey Palmer
Assistant Coach

Women's Cross Country

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Austin Jacobs
Head Coach
Ext. 7282 [email protected]