Associate Professor of Athletic Training; Clinical Coordinator; Co-Chair of the Exercise Science Department
Erin Laudermilk began working at Sterling College in the fall of 2007. She is currently pursuing a Ph.D in education from Northcentral University. She and her husband, Wes, just welcomed their first child, Avery, to their family in December 2012.
M.S. in Health and Human Performance from University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
B.S. in Biology from Saint Joseph's College
Nickel is a former Sterling College student who has experience working for the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference.
"I have a passion for sport management and specifically sport PR and sport marketing," said Nickel. "I am excited not only to practice my passion, but to share it with students. This is an opportunity to be both on the practical and the educational sides of the sport management field."
He is in charge of programs, releases, game reports, newsletters and all web details related to athletics.
Mary is an associate professor in health, physical education and exercise science responsible for the Health/PE licensure program. She has been a coach for volleyball, basketball and softball. In 1986, she was inducted into the Northwestern College (IA) Athletic Hall of Fame. From 1989-2005, she was the head volleyball coach at Sterling College. She was awarded ten AVCA Team Academic Awards and led her team to two KCAC championship victories (1994 and 1997). She is a two-time KCAC coach of the Year and won the McCreery Teaching Award in 2001.