Hosea Bell begins his eighth season with the Lady Warriors as head coach. Before coming to Sterling, Bell was the head coach at Newman University in Wichita, Kansas for nine seasons. Hosea is a 1987 graduate of Tabor College, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Social Work.Coach Bell, his wife Pam, and their nine children (five boys and four girls) reside in Sterling.
Jessica Boor enters her second year as head coach of Sterling’s Cheer and Dance program. Prior to coaching, Boor spent two years cheering for the Salina Cagerz, a basketball team based out of Salina. Boor also attended Barton County Community College, where she cheered, and also spent four years cheering at Sterling High School. Boor currently resides in Sterling with her husband, Zach, and their two year old, Brentley. Outside of cheering, Boor is a CNA at the Sterling Medical Center.
Head Athletic Trainer; Lecturer in Exercise Science
Chris Brown graduated from Wingate University with a degree in athletic training and George Washington University with a degree in Exercise Physiology. He is currently finishing his Doctorate of Philosophy in Athletic Training at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions in Provo, Utah. After previous work in Miami, FL at Barry University he is now Sterling's Head Athletic Trainer and a Lecturer in the Exercise Science department.
Brett is originally from Rockwall, Tex. He went to Bethel College in 2005 and was a four year starter on their football team, being named the all conference quarterback three times. He played on two KCAC conference championship teams (2006, 2007) and graduated in 2009. After Bethel, he attended Wichita State University from 2009-2012 earning his masters degree in sports management.
As stated by Coles, "Coming back to Sterling College has been a dream of mine since the day after I graduated. I will get the chance to work with individuals that I consider mentors and friends...In the past year I have become more educated in the research field of AT, and I am very excited about using my new position to inspire SC students to be the best they can be."
He is in his 24th season as an assistant coach on the Lady Warrior coaching staff. During his tenure as an assistant the Lady Warriors have an overall record of 472-134 (78%) and won seven KCAC regular season championships.
Crandall and Sterling College Head Coach Lonnie Kruse have worked together for over 24 years, having worked together previously at South Barber High School in Kiowa, Kansas.
Head Men and Women's Golf Coach; Assistant Men's Basketball Coach
If anyone should understand what is near and dear to the heart it is Luke because he has experienced it firsthand through Sterling College. Luke has a history with this school which has been a large piece of his heart - his parents attended Sterling as well as he and his wife. He now works as the Head Golf Coach and the Assistant Men's Basketball Coach.
Jack Dillard is in his eighth season as the Head Men's and Women's Cross Country & Track Coach at Sterling College. During his time at Sterling, Dillard has build both a quality cross country and track program.
In 2011, Coach Dinkel’s pitching staff went 31-22 with five saves with an ERA of 4.27. Two of Coach Dinkel’s pitchers, Wes Tramble and Danny Valenzuela, were named All-KCAC First Team, and Tramble was also named KCAC Pitcher of the Year.