Creating Coaches

Loyola men’s volleyball coach Mark Hulse was going to be a lawyer. That all changed after a summer internship where some attorneys told him not to become a lawyer. “I think in my heart of …

Creating Coaches

Loyola women’s volleyball coach Amanda Berkley spent her school years playing volleyball at University of Wisconsin-Madison, but occupied her summer working volleyball camps hosted by her sister, Susie Johnson. It was after one camp that …

Creating Coaches

Loyola softball head coach Alicia Abbott might be new to Loyola, but she’s not new to the game of softball. From playing with her dad in the backyard to being named Horizon League Newcomer of …

Creating Coaches

Loyola women’s soccer coach Barry Bimbi wasn’t always a women’s soccer coach. He made the switch from men’s soccer in 2007 and he said it has helped him cultivate relationships that have extended to his …

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 …