Creating Coaches

Before Erik Hoops was the Loyola men’s golf coach, he was the captain of the team.  He played as a Rambler and became enamored with college sports. The camaraderie of it. The spirit of it. …

Creating Coaches

Long before Loyola men’s basketball head coach Porter Moser was celebrating a Final Four appearance and posing for pictures with Sister Jean Dolores-Schmidt, BVM, he was wiping up spilled beer and chatting with bar patrons.  …

Creating Coaches

It was the summer of 1992 in Lombard, Illinois. Bob Thurnhoffer — Loyola’s track and field and cross country coach — was 11 years old, and the Summer Olympics were in session. He said he …

Creating Coaches

From playing Division I golf at a Big Ten program to playing professionally in the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) Symetra Tour and finding her footing in coaching, Loyola women’s golf head coach Carly Werwie’s …

Creating Coaches

Neil Jones stopped playing professional soccer to start coaching soccer. He moved to Chicago 10 days after his wedding to pursue a new coaching job. He became the head coach of Loyola’s men’s soccer program …