Athletics History

Basketball - Winter Season

Year Established at SJU: 1902-1903; Year entered MIAC: 1920

1902/03-1903/04: Frank Tewes (2 Seasons)
1904/05: Henry Comeau (1 Season)
1910/11-1919/20: Edward Flynn (10 Seasons)
1920/21-1921/22: Edward Cahill (2 Seasons)
1922/23-1923/24: Fred Sanborn (2 Seasons)
1924/25: Gene Aldrich (1 Season)
1925/26-1929/30:  Wilfred “Bill” Houle (5 Season)
1930/31-1936/37, 1941/42-1947/48: Joe Benda (14 Seasons)
1937/38-1940/41: George Durenberger (4 Seasons)
1948/49-1952/53: John “Buster" Hiller (5 Seasons)
1953/54-1958/59: Bill Osborne (6 Seasons)
1959/60-1963/64: Ed Hasbrouck (5 Seasons)
1964/65-2014/15: Jim Smith (51 Seasons)
2015/16-present: Pat McKenzie

Football - Fall Season

Year established at SJU: 1900; Year entered MIAC: 1920

1903: Peter Boquel
1905-1906/07:  Henry Comeau (2 Seasons)
1907/08: Frank Cassidy (1 Season)
1908/09-1909/10: Bill Brennan (2 Seasons)
1910-1920: Intercollegiate Football Abolished
1920/21-1921/22:  Edward Cahill (2 Seasons)
1922/23-1923/24: Fred Sanborn (2 Seasons)
1924/25: Gene Aldrich (1 Season)
1925/26-1928/29: Bill Houle (4 Season)
1929/30-1936/37, 1941/42-1943/44, 1945/46-1949/50: Joseph Benda (15 Seasons)
1937/38-1940/41: George Durenberger (4 Seasons)
1950/51-1952/53: John McNally (3 Seasons)
1953/54-2012/13: John Gagliardi (60 Seasons)
2013/14-present: Gary Fasching

Cross Country - Fall Season

Year established at SJU: 1947; Year entered MIAC: 1947

1947: Donald Sheehan (Student Coach - 1 Season)
1948: Larry Schwietz (Student Coach - 1 Season)
1949-1950: John Spalding (Student Coach - 2 Seasons)
1951: Chuck Randall (1 Season – Possibly more)
1956: Donald Mahowald (Student Coach - 1 Season)
1957-1965 – No Cross Country team for nine seasons
1966-1974: Jim Smith (9 Seasons)
1975-1978: Dave Lyndgaard (4 Seasons)
1979-present: Tim Miles

Golf

Year established at SJU: 1928; Year entered MIAC: 1928

1925-1931: Golf Club established
1935-1937: George Kuklinski (Student Coach - 3 Seasons)
1938-1940: William “Bill” Browne (Student Coach - 3 Seasons)
1941: Dick Maertz (Student Coach - 1 Season)
1941-1951: Unknown and little sport activity during war times
1957: William ‘Bill’ Weber (Student Coach - 1 Season)
1958-1960: Colonel William Lorimer III (3 Seasons)
1961-1962: Major John Leonard (2 Seasons)
1963-1965: Captain David Bear (3 Seasons)
1966: Jon Schilling (Student coach - 1 Season)
1967: Michael Williams (Student coach - 1 Season)
1968-1972: Terry Haws (5 Seasons)
1973: John Gagliardi (1 Season)
1974-1979: Patrick Haws (6 Seasons)
1982-1992: Jim Smith (11 Seasons)
1993-present: Bob Alpers

Ice Hockey

Year established at SJU: 1925; Year entered MIAC: 1933

1925-1936: Fr. Damian Baker, O.S.B
1936/37: James Alexander (Student Coach - 1 Season)
1937/38-1938/39: Chuck Hinz (Student Coach - 2 Seasons)
1939/40-1940/41: Vernon McGree (2 Seasons)
1941/42: Eugene McCarthy (1 Season)
1943-1946: Fr. Adelard – MIAC suspended during war years
1946/47: Don Norman (1 Season)
1947/48-1948/49: Mickey "Lawrence" McNeely (Student coach - 2 Seasons)
1949/50: George Hickner (1 Season)
1950/51: Lloyd “Bud” Perron (1 Season)
1951/52: Bob Boeser (1 Season)
1952/53-1953/54: Ted Meysembourg (2 Seasons)
1954/55-1958/59: John Gagliardi (5 Seasons)
1959/60-1961/62: Fr. Fintan Bromenshenkel (3 Seasons)
1962/63-1964/65: Major Snead (3 Seasons)
1965/66-1971/72: Gaston Rheaume (7 Seasons)
1972/73-1973/74: John Ludwig (2 Seasons)
1974/75-1976/77: David Igo (3 Seasons)
1977/78-1980/81: Jerome “Jerry” Haugen (4 Seasons)
1981/82-1987/88: Denny Hartman (7 Seasons)
1988/89-1992/93: Todd Delveaux (5 Seasons)
1993/94- 2007/08: John Harrington (15 Seasons)
2008/09-present: Doug Schueller

Track and Field - Spring Season

Year established at SJU: 1903; Year entered MIAC: 1920

1921: Robert “Bob” Hartigan (Student Coach)
1932-1933: William Arth (Student Coach - 2 Seasons)
1934-1935: Bernard “Sparky” Coyle (Student Coach - 2 Seasons)
1936-1937: Fred Cary (Student Coach - 2 Seasons)
1938-1939: John Uldrich (2 Seasons)
1940-1941: Vernon McGee (2 Seasons)
1942, 1946: George Durenberger (2 Seasons)
1943-1945: Little sport activity due to WWII
1947: Donald Norman (1 Season)
1948-1949: Larry Schwietz (2 Seasons)
1950: Charles “Chuck” Kranz (1 Season)
1951-1953: John McNally (3 Seasons)
1954-1965: John Gagliardi (12 Seasons)
1966-1973: Jim Smith (7 Seasons)
1974-1977: David Arnold (4 Seasons)
1978-1979: Mike Bauer (2 Seasons)
1980-2015: Tim Miles (36 Seasons)
2016-present: Jeremy Karger-Gatzow

Wrestling

Year established at SJU: 1942; Year entered MIAC: 1947

1942-1943: Daniel Rooney (Student Coach - 1 Season) 
1943-1946: Little to none college sport activity during WWII years
1946/47: John Condon (Student Coach - 1 Season)
1947/48-1948/49: Norman McDonnell (Student Coach - 2 Seasons)
1949/50-1950/51: Jack Hyneman (Student Coach - 2 Seasons)
1951/52: John Weimerskirch (Student Coach - 1 Season)
1952/53: Jim McKeown (Student Coach - 1 Season)
1953/54: Jere Miller (Student Coach - 1 Season)
1954/55: Jim Tacheny (Student Coach - 1 Season)
1955/56: DeVaughn Nelson (Student Coach - 1 Season)
1956/57: Larry Betzler (Student Coach - 1 Season)
1957/58: Mike O’Fallon (1 st Non-Student Coach) (1 Season)
1958/59-1959/60: Jim Kuelbs (Student Coach - 2 Seasons)
1960/61-1961/62, 1964/65-1966/67: Robert Dumonceaux (Student Coach for 1 Season) (5 Seasons)
1962/63: Ben Pulkrabek (Student Coach - 1 Season)
1963/64: John Kuelbs (Student Coach - 1 Season)
1967/68-1972/73: Terry Haws (6 Seasons)
1973/74-1974/75: Roger Ludwig (2 Seasons)
1975/76-1978/79: Greg Miller (4 Seasons)
1979/80-1980/81: Jim Lind (2 Seasons)
1980/81-2003/04: John Elton (24 Seasons)
2004/05-2013/14: Brandon Novak (10 Seasons)
2014/15-2015/16: Tony Willaert (2 Seasons)
2017/18-Present: Kevin Schiltz

Soccor - Fall Season

Year established at SJU: 1966; Year entered MIAC: 1968

1966-1968: Abel Laguna (Student Coach - 3 Seasons)
1969: James “Big Red” Vivaldelli (Student Coach - 1 Season)
1970-1972: Axel Theimer (3 Seasons)
1973-1976: Matthew Sikich (4 Seasons)
1977: Peter Rocheford (1 Season)
1978-2009: Pat Haws (32 Seasons)
2010-present: John Haws  

Baseball - Spring Season

Year established at SJU: 1907; Year entered MIAC: 1920

1908-1909: Frank Cassidy (2 Seasons)
1910-1920: Ed Flynn (11 Seasons)
1921-1922: Edward Cahill (2 Seasons)
1923-1924: Fred Sanborn (2 Seasons)
1925: Gene Aldrich (1 Season)
1926-1930: Wilfred “Bill” Houle (4 Seasons)
1931: Herman Linnemann (1 Season)
1932, 1934-1937, 1939-1943, 1947-1950, 1968-1971: Fr. Dunstan Tucker, O.S.B (18 Seasons)
1933: George Durenberger (1 Season)
1938: Linus “Skeets” Ebnet (1 Season)
1945: Joe Benda (1 Season)
1946: Bruts Welsch (1 Season)
1951-1953: John “Buster” Hiller (3 Seasons)
1954-1959: William “Bill” Osborne (6 Seasons)
1960: Dr. Ross Horning (1 Seasons)
1961-1964: Edward Hasbrouck (4 Seasons)
1965-1967, 1971-1974: Elmer Kohorst (7 Seasons)
1975: Jerry Marlow (1 Season)
1976-1978: Dennis Lorsung (3 Seasons)
1979-present: Jerry Haugen

Swimming and Diving - Winter Season

Year established at SJU: 1971; Year entered MIAC: 1971

1971/72 (Club) – David Van Landschoot ’72 & Steve Smith ’74 (1 Season)
1972/73 – Peter Johnson (1 Season)
1973/74-1997/98 – Pat Haws (24 Seasons)
1998-2017/18 – Bill Saxton (20 Seasons)
2018/19-present – Reed Fujan

Tennis 

Year established at SJU: 1924; Year entered MIAC: 1926

1924: Fr. Hyacinth Cismowski, O.S.B
1933/34-1937/38: Fr. Damian Baker, O.S.B (5 Seasons)
1938/39-1941/42: Fr. Emeric Lawrence, O.S.B (4 Seasons)
1942-1946: Tennis suspended due to WWII
1945/46-1946/47: Fr. Bernardo Martinez, O.S.B. (2 Seasons)
1947/48-1948/49: Fr. Arno Gustin, O.S.B (2 Seasons)
1949/50-1950/51: Jack Broeren (Student Coach) (2 Seasons)
1951/52-1953/54: James “Jim” Peyton (Student Coach) (3 Seasons)
1954/55: Lou Adderley (Student Coach) (1 Season)
1955/56: Dr. Maras (1 Season)
1956/57: Pat Wangen (Student Coach) (1 Season)
1957/58-1962/63: Fr. Alfred Deutsch, O.S.B (6 Seasons)
1963/64-1965/66: Tom Arth (Student Coach) (3 Seasons)
1966/67: John Vande-North (Student Coach) (1 Season)
1967/68-1968/69: James DeChaine (2 Seasons)
1969/70-1970/71: Ray Rossini (Student Coach) (2 Seasons)
1971/72: Tom Farnham (1 Season)
1972/73-1973/74: Captain Jerry Fitzgerald (2 Seasons)
1974/75-1977/78: John Grobe (4 Seasons)
1979/80: Mike Phillipe (Student Coach) (1 Season)
1980/81-1981/82: Dick Schroeder (Student Coach) (2 Seasons)
1982/83: Pat Haws (1 Season)
1983/84-1984/85: Franc Fennessy (2 Seasons)
1985/86-1993/94: Dick Schroeder (9 Seasons)
1994/95-1996/97: Jim Murphy (3 Seasons)
1997/98-present: Jack Bowe