Athletic Staff & Coaches

Ms. Diane Redmond, Athletic Director

At Ursuline since 1994

(513) 791-5791 ext. 2430

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

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 has also coached Varsity Soccer, Track and Field and Softball.

Ms. Samantha Kluener, Athletic Trainer

Ms. Kluener is a certified athletic trainer with Mercy Health Cincinnati Sports Medicine who has been working with Ursuline's athletes since 2018. 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, Todd Baker

Coach Baker started coaching at Ursuline in 2018. He comes to Ursuline with several years of experience at a local high school, where he was named GGCL Coach of the Year (2017-18). Prior to coaching at the high school level, he also coached at grade school and has been an avid bowler his whole life.

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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, Shannon Regan

Coach Regan started coaching at Ursuline in 2017 as our JV Head Coach and was named Varsity Head Coach in 2019. Coach Regan, a St. Louis native, started playing field hockey in 7th grade and went on to play 4 year on the Varsity High school team. She was a four year letter winner at Miami University as a defender and helped capture the MAC tournament twice and appeared in two NCAA tournaments. Coach Regan has also coached for the Gateway Field Hockey Club, the Futures program, private lessons, and she taught in St. Louis for Teach for America Corp. She currently teaches 6th & 7th grade at St. Cecilia School in Oakley. Email Coach Regan

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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, Kathrine Hinsdale

Coach Hinsdale started coaching at Ursuline in 2018. She comes to UA with several years of experience as a high school coach, both locally and in Columbus, Ohio. Coach Hinsdale grew up in Virginia where she was a three sport athlete and then went on to play lacrosse in college at Gannon University. Email Coach Hinsdale

Soccer Varsity Head Coach, Keith Schaeper

Coach Schaeper started coaching at Ursuline in 2017 as the Keeper Coach and was hired as the Head Coach for the 2018 season. Prior to coaching at Ursuline, he was an Assistant Coach at Moeller High School and Head Coach at Elder High School. Coach Schaeper has over 20 years of experience at high school and club levels with all ages. He has his National USSF Coaching License and National, Regional and State NSCAA Goalkeeping Diplomas. Coach Schaeper is also the Director of Technology Integration at Ursuline. Email Coach Schaeper

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 for 7 years. Coach Keith coached the UA Lions team to become GGCL Champions in 2017 and 2018 earning her the GGCL Coach of the Year award in 2017 and 2018. Coach Keith was also the National Fastpitch Coaches Association Mary Nutter Award Recipient in 2017.

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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, Stephen Sutherland

Coach Sutherland started coaching at Ursuline in 2013. He has coached the Varsity team as an assistant for 5 years before being named the Head Varsity Coach in 2019. Prior to coaching at Ursuline, Coach Sutherland has spent most of his time coaching individuals. He also was a walk-on at the University of Dayton and was a state qualifier and All-State Honorable Mention in high school at Emmaus High in Pennsylvania. Ursuline is excited to have Coach Sutherland at the helm.

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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, 2012, 2017 and 2018. Under her direction, the team was also the 2008 State Runner-Up, 2010 State Final Four, 4 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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