Faculty

Dr. Bill Anderson

Bill is a familiar face to many of us at Sterling College, as he has a rich history with the community of Sterling, as well as the USD 376 School District. Bill comes to us from Canton, KS where he has spent the last few years as Superintendent of Schools for USD 419 Canton-Galva. Prior to that, Bill was the 7-12 Principal for Sterling Jr/Sr High School from 2007 through 2019.

Dr. Samuel Hokamp

Samuel comes to us from De Pere, Wisconsin, where he has been a Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics at St. Norbert College, in De Pere, from Spring 2019 through Spring 2021. Dr. Hokamp was also a graduate teaching associate and instructor of record at Bowling Green State University in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, from August 2013 through December 2018.

Dr. Christina J. George

Christie is a pianist and musicologist from the Pacific Northwest. Her research centers around music’s place within the academy and changing conceptions of good taste insofar as taste relates to the nature of the self and one’s apprehension and perception of beauty. She has written and presented on topics including taste and the philosophy of art, German Idealism, the role of the self in contemporary worship music, and the phenomenology of Jean-Luc Marion at conferences in the U.S. and Europe. Here at Sterling, she teaches courses in Applied Piano, Aural Skills, and Music History.

Anna Tremaine

Anna began working at Sterling College in the Fall of 2019.  Anna grew up in Wichita, KS and attended Sterling College where she ran cross country and track as well as earned her B.S. in athletic training. She stayed in Sterling and was hired on staff as solely an AT and transitioned to full-time AT faculty in Fall 2020. She earned her M.S. degree in athletic training from Indiana Wesleyan University.

Andrew Drake

Andrew Drake returned to Sterling in the Fall of 2020. He serves as the Head Athletic Trainer as well as a clinical faculty member in the Athletic Training and Health Science departments. Andrew received his B.S in Athletic Training from Sterling College in 2012. After graduation he completed an internship with South Lake Hospital in Clermont, Florida working at ESPN Wide World of Sports. In the Fall of 2013, he began working as a Graduate Assistant at The University of West Alabama. During this time, Andrew worked with the Rodeo, Tennis, Track & Cross Country, and Football teams.

Morgan Benham

Morgan Benham began working at Sterling College in the Fall of 2020.  Morgan grew up in Marshall, Michigan and came to Sterling College after completing her Master of Science in Behavioral Sciences at Cameron University, where she served as a graduate assistant athletic trainer while furthering her education. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in athletic training at Albion College.  Morgan now serves as an athletic trainer at Sterling College.

Dr. Maxwell Patchet

Max joined Sterling in the Fall of 2020. Originally from Wisconsin, Max attended The Master's College where he earned a B.A. in English. He then completed an M.A. at Brandeis University before returning to Wisconsin to complete his Ph.D. at Marquette University. Max specializes in the intersection of philosophy and literature, focusing primarily on existentialism in late 19th and early 20th century Britain and the authors Thomas Hardy, Joseph Conrad, and G. K. Chesterton. In his free time, Max plays disc golf and runs a couple of fantasy football leagues.

Koltyn Ratliff

Koltyn Ratliff began working at Sterling College in the Fall of 2020. Koltyn grew up in Ness City, Kansas and came to Sterling College in August of 2013 where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and was a 5-year member of the Sterling College football team. After completing his bachelor’s degree, Koltyn found his passion in pursuing a Master of Science degree in the Sterling College Graduate Athletic Training program, as 1 of 3 members in the first Sterling College Graduate Athletic Training Program cohort.

Richard Webb

Professor Richard Webb provides Sterling College's Criminal Justice Program experience from a police and investigative perspective. Mr. Webb has been actively involved during his career in the training or education of students and active law enforcement professionals. He has spent 35 years serving in the criminal justice system as a law enforcement officer, investigator, forensic discovery analyst, or academic instructor in Texas, Wyoming, and Colorado. Mr. Webb will also oversee the Sterling College Title IX program as Coordinator.

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