Athletics Staff & Coaches

Ms. Diane Redmond, Athletic Director

At Ursuline since 1994

(513) 791-5791 ext. 2430

dredmond@ursulineacademy.org

In her time at Ursuline, Ms. Redmond has added many teams and sports, including lacrosse, bowling and several JV and Freshman programs. Prior to working at Ursuline, she coached and played basketball at the college level and taught Physical Education in Northern Kentucky. Her love of sports started early in life and she is happy to be able to work in the field that she loves.


Ms. Colleen O'Brien Dehring '93, Assistant Athletic Director

At Ursuline since 1998

(513) 791-5791 ext. 1430

cdehring@ursulineacademy.org

Ms. Dehring started working in the Athletic Department in 2006, but prior to that was both a student and an employee in other areas of the school. She is also the Varsity Soccer Coach.


Ms. Becky White, Athletic Trainer

rawhite@mercy.com

Ms. White is a certified athletic trainer with Mercy Health Cincinnati Sports Medicine who has been working with Ursuline's athletes since 2011. She makes daily visits to Ursuline Monday - Friday throughout the year and covers home events.


Varsity Coaches

Basketball Varsity Head Coach, Keith Starks

Coach Starks came to Ursuline in 2011 with several years of coaching experience at the high school level. Prior to coaching, he was a competitive player at the University of Cincinnati, then the Boston Celtics and abroad.

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Bowling Varsity Head Coach, Missy Keith

Coach Keith started at Ursuline in the 2014-15 school year. She is also the Softball Varsity Head Coach.

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Cross Country Varsity Head Coach, Rachel Bea

Coach Bea has been with Ursuline since 2013. In her first season she led the team to a District Title, Regional Runner Up, and a 3rd place finish at State (best Ursuline finish in history). She previously coached as an assistant or head coach at Notre Dame Academy (top 10 finishes at state each year), Simon Kenton High School (brought distance runners to state in track and cross country for the first time in many years), and Northern Kentucky University (Graduate assistant). Rachel grew up in Wisconsin and ran competitively through high school and college (Valparaiso University and NKU). After graduating and accepting a Physical Education teaching job at Ryland Heights Elementary, Rachel continued to run competitively and, among other top finishes in local races, most recently won the 2012 Flying Pig Marathon. Using the experiences she gained through her own running career as well as her past in coaching, she brings with her a great depth of running and training knowledge as well as the ability to build and support a team.

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Diving Varsity Head Coach, David Wolkoff

Coach Wolkoff has been coaching at Ursuline since 1996. He has qualified three divers to state, including 2006 State Diving Champion Jen Funch. Coach Wolkoff dove at the University of Toledo where he received his degree in Computer Science. When not coaching, he can still be found pool-side watching his three kids swim.

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Field Hockey Varsity Head Coach, Mallory Naber Mosko '06

Coach Mosko started coaching at Ursuline in 2011 as an assistant and began her head coaching stint in 2015. While she was an assistant coach, the program was a Regional Runners-up in 2013 and State Final Four in 2012 and 2015.

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Golf Varsity Head Coach, Marianne Utz Sahms '78

Coach Sahms has been coaching at Ursuline since 1995. During her coaching years at Ursuline, she has been recognized several times by the coaches associations and local organizations. She is also an alumna of Ursuline where she played volleyball and basketball and is a member of Ursuline's Athletic Hall of Fame. Prior to coaching, Coach Sahms played 3 years of golf and 1 year of basketball at Michigan State University. Coach Sahms is currently the General Manager and Director of Golf at O'Bannon Creek Golf Club. She is also a Class A member of the PGA, becoming the 101st woman member in 1987.

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Lacrosse Varsity Head Coach, Nancy Demler

Coach Demler started coaching at Ursuline in 2017. She comes to UA with 9 years of experience as a head varsity coach. She spent one season as an assistant at UA before being named Head Coach.


Soccer Varsity Head Coach, Colleen O'Brien Dehring '93

Coach Dehring started coaching at Ursuline in 1998. She has helped lead the team to three league championships, four district championships, and two regional runner-up. Prior to coaching at Ursuline, Coach Dehring was a four year starter at Washington University in St. Louis. While there, her team went to the NCAA Final Four. She was named a UAA League All-Star for four years, and a Regional All-American for two years. Coach Dehring was recently named to the UAA All-Association 25 year team. She is also an Ursuline gradute and is currently the Assistant Athletic Director at Ursuline.

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Softball Varsity Head Coach, Missy Keith

Coach Keith started coaching at Ursuline in the 2014-15 school year, after serving as an Assistant Coach at Lakota East. We are excited to have her experience and enthusiasm for the sport.

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Swimming Varsity Head Coach, Amanda Rom Herdeman '08

Coach Herdeman started coaching at Ursuline in 2017. After graduating from Ursuline in 2008 she went on to swim at Bowling Green State University. She has been coaching at the Blue Ash YMCA since 2016 and we are excited to have her back at UA.

Tennis Varsity Head Coach, Joe Hartkemeyer

Coach Hartkemeyer has been with Ursuline since 2007. In 2012, his team was named GGCL champion, city champs, district champs, and placed 2nd at state. In 2010 he led the team to a 3rd place state finish and in 2012 a state runner-up title. In 2009 he coached an athlete to a singles runner-up, in 2010 coached a doubles team to State Championship, and in 2013 he coached a singles championship. He has been named GGCL and GCTCA Coach of the year in 2009 and 2010 and Enquirer Coach of the Year in 2010. Prior to coaching at Ursuline, he spent 4 years at McAuley. He graduated from the College of Mt. St. Joseph and St. Xavier High School where he played tennis for four years.

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Track & Field Varsity Head Coach, Dom Davolio

Coach Davolio started coaching at Ursuline in 2011 as an assistant and was named Head Coach in the 2014-15 school year. Coach Davolio graduated from the University of Cincinnati where he was a 4 year member of the Track & Field Team who competed in the 110m hurdles. He was named to the Big East All Academic Team all four years. Coach Davolio was the 2009 All Ohio indoor 60 meter high hurdle champion.

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Volleyball Varsity Head Coach, Jeni Case

Coach Case started coaching at Ursuline in 2006. She took her team to the state finals and won in 2009 and 2012. Under her direction, the team was also the 2008 State Runner-Up, 2010 State Final Four, 3 time GGCL Champion, 3 time undefeated regular seasons. Coach Case has been named the District Coach of the Year, Ohio Coach of the Year, GGCL Coach of the Year, and Cincinnati Enquirer Coach of the Year for three years. Coach Case coached 10 years in the GMC before she came to Ursuline. In the 2016 season Coach Case captured her 400 career win. Prior to coaching, Coach Case was an All-City player for Seton High School where she was a State Champ in 1986 and 1988. She went on to play at Thomas More College where she was a 3 time All-American and eventually inducted into the Hall of Fame. In 1994 she was named the Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky College Sports Woman of the Year. Coach Case continues to play volleyball and has qualified for the AVP.

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