Mary was an instructor in Health, Physical Education, and Recreation. She has been a coach for volleyball, basketball, and softball. In 1986 she was inducted into the NWC Athletic Hall of Fame. From 1989-2005 she has the head volleyball coach of Sterling College. She was awarded 10 AVCA Team Academic Awards, lead her team to two KCAC championship victories (1994 and 1997), two-time KCAC coach of the Year, and won the McCreery Teaching Award in 2001. Mary says, "What I enjoyed most about coaching and now as a full-time professor at Sterling College is the opportunity to share my faith, pursue educational excellence and build relationships with students."
BS Health and Physical Education
Northwestern College of Iowa ‘72
MS Health and Physical Education
South Dakota State University ‘74