Athletics Experts

Below is a list of UDM experts in the area of Athletics. Feel free to contact our faculty directly. For assistance contacting faculty or arranging interviews, please call UDM's Media Relations office at 313-993-1254. Please note that the views of these experts are their own and may not reflect the views of their colleagues or the University of Detroit Mercy.

Phone area code is 313 except where noted. If you are conducting an in-person interview in the expert's office, be sure to ask faculty members on which campus they are located.

General experts

Athletic Conditioning andamp; Fitness

Joe Tofferi (ATH)

Phone: 993-1719

Collegiate Athletics

Keri Gaither (ATH)

Phone: 993-1700

Collegiate Basketball-Men’s

Ray McCallum (ATH)

Phone: 993-1700

Collegiate Basketball-Women’s

Autumn Rademacher (ATH)

Phone: 993-1700

Collegiate Cheerleading

Tanya Carper (ATH)

Phone: 993-1700

Collegiate Cross-Country

Guy Murray (ATH)

Phone: 993-1724

Collegiate Fencing

Todd Dressell (ATH)

Phone: 993-1727

Collegiate Golf - Men's

Mark Engel (ATH)

Phone: 993-1700

Collegiate Golf - Women's

Terri Anthony-Ryan (ATH)


Collegiate Lacrosse - Men's

Matt Holtz (ATH)


Collegiate Lacrosse - Women's

Laura Maness (ATH)

Phone: 993-1700

Collegiate Soccer-Men’s

Nick Deren (ATH)

Phone: 993-1700

Collegiate Soccer-Women’s

Mike Lupenec (ATH)

Phone: 993-1700

Collegiate Softball

Sunny Jones (ATH)

Phone: 993-1700

Collegiate Tennis - Men's

Grant Asher (ATH)


Collegiate Tennis - Women's (interim)

Pjotrs Necajevs (ATH)

Phone: 993-1700

Collegiate Track andamp; Field

Guy Murray (ATH)

Phone: 993-1724

Detroit Tigers History

Tom Stanton (LA&E)

Phone: 586-725-0726

NCAA Legislation

Steve Corder (ATH)

Phone: 993-1700

Sports Information

Mitch Wigness (ATH)

Phone: 993-1745

P.J. Gradowski (ATH)

Phone: 993-1700

Sports Marketing

Michael Bernacchi (BA)

Phone: 993-1116

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Sports Law experts

Sports Law

Lee Goldman (LAW)

Phone: 596-0203

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