Skip to navigation Skip to content Skip to footer



Ferris State Athletics

210 Sports Drive
Big Rapids, MI 49307

Athletics Office
(231) 591-2861

Ticket Office
(231) 591-2888

Contact Emails
Ticket Office: 
AthleticTicketOffice@ferris.edu
Facilities: AthleticFacilities@ferris.edu
Equipment: AthleticEquipment@ferris.edu
Camps: summercamps@ferris.edu

Staff Directory

Athletics Communications

Rob Bentley bio photo
Rob Bentley

Associate Athletics Director

Harrison Watt bio photo
Harrison Watt

Athletics Communications Associate

Athletics Staff - Administration

Sara Higley bio photo
Sara Higley

Senior Associate Athletic Director / Internal Operations & Senior Woman Administrator

Rob Bentley bio photo
Rob Bentley

Associate Athletics Director

Tim Blashill bio photo
Tim Blashill

Assistant Athletics Director / Facilities & Event Operations

Brett Knight bio photo
Brett Knight

Assistant Athletics Director / Sports Medicine

Kim Hancock bio photo
Kim Hancock

Faculty Athletics Representative

Wes Brennan bio photo
Wes Brennan

Coordinator of Athletic Event Operations & Special Projects

Jenifer Bruce bio photo
Jenifer Bruce

Account Clerk 3/Office Manager

Peak Sports MGMT

Jake Allan bio photo
Jake Allan

General Manager Corporate Partnerships & Ticket Sales (Peak Sports)

Sports Medicine Staff

Brett Knight bio photo
Brett Knight

Assistant Athletics Director / Sports Medicine

Brady Hopkins bio photo
Brady Hopkins

Associate Athletic Trainer

Dr. Melissa DeNiel bio photo
Dr. Melissa DeNiel

Team Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. James Dietrick bio photo
Dr. James Dietrick

Team Chiropractor

Timothy Jelsema, MD bio photo
Timothy Jelsema, MD

Non-Op Sports-Med Physician

Facilities/Ticketing

Tim Blashill bio photo
Tim Blashill

Assistant Athletics Director / Facilities & Event Operations

Wes Brennan bio photo
Wes Brennan

Coordinator of Athletic Event Operations & Special Projects

Stephanie Shaw bio photo
Stephanie Shaw

Athletics Camp Coordinator / Operations Assistant

Sports Camps Coordinator

Stephanie Shaw bio photo
Stephanie Shaw

Athletics Camp Coordinator / Operations Assistant

Strength & Conditioning

Dave Cencer bio photo
Dave Cencer

Coordinator of Athletic Performance

Andrew Thiede bio photo
Andrew Thiede

Strength & Conditioning Head Coach

Men's Basketball

Bill Killian bio photo
Bill Killian

Assistant Coach

Jimmy Booth bio photo
Jimmy Booth

Basketball Analyst

Luke Bronkema bio photo
Luke Bronkema

Basketball Analyst

Tom Lesko bio photo
Tom Lesko

Volunteer Assistant Coach

Mitchell Peterson bio photo
Mitchell Peterson

Volunteer Assistant Coach

Women's Basketball

Men's Cross Country

Women's Cross Country

Football

Ryan Hodges bio photo
Ryan Hodges

Defensive Coordinator/Defensive Backs

Brian Rock bio photo
Brian Rock

Assistant Head Coach/Quarterbacks

Tesfa Smith bio photo
Tesfa Smith

Defensive Run Game Coordinator / Defensive Line Coach

Sam Parker bio photo
Sam Parker

Run Game Coordinator/Offensive Line Coach

Steve Annese bio photo
Steve Annese

Offensive Coordinator/Wide Receivers Coach

Grant Caserta bio photo
Grant Caserta

Linebackers Coach (Recruiting Coordinator)

Tony Annese bio photo
Tony Annese

Defensive Pass Game Coordinator / Defensive Backs Coach

Men's Golf

Women's Golf

Men's Ice Hockey

Women's Soccer

Softball

Men's Tennis

Women's Tennis

Men's Track & Field

Women's Track & Field

Women's Volleyball