You are here

Staff & Sections

Faculty

Name Contact
Elizabeth (Betsy) McCann
Director of Marching and Athletic Bands
Assistant Director of Bands
G060C TCF Bank Stadium
612-625-7567 (Ferguson Hall)
612-625-5877 (TCF Stadium Office)
kern0072@umn.edu
Emily Threinen
Director of Bands
Associate Professor
224 Ferguson Hall
612-624-6873 (Band Office)
threinen@umn.edu 
Jerry Luckhardt
Associate Director of Bands
Associate Professor
194 Ferguson Hall
612-624-6873
luckh001@umn.edu

Staff

Name Contact
Skeeter Burroughs
Marching Band Instructor
Gold Pep Band Director
Maroon Pep Band Director
G060C TCF Bank Stadium
612-624-2805
skeeter@umn.edu
Brian Johnson
Drill Writer
G060C TCF Bank Stadium
Joe Walsh
Drill Writer
G060C TCF Bank Stadium
Kelly Koski
Color Guard Instructor
G060C TCF Bank Stadium
Syressa Lewis
Color Guard Instructor
G060C TCF Bank Stadium
Kelley Lima
Percussion Instructor
G060C TCF Bank Stadium
Roy Pienaar
Gopher Pep Band Director
G060C TCF Bank Stadium
612-624-2514
Nicole Radotich
Executive Administrative Assistant
194 Ferguson Hall
612-624-6873 (Ferguson Hall)
612-624-2793 (TCF Stadium Office)
rado0045@umn.edu
JoAnne Hartfiel 
Office Support Assistant
G060C TCF Bank Stadium
612-624-2514

hart0467@umn.edu

2018 Student Staff

Name Contact
Keegan Bunker
Property Manager
mbprop@umn.edu
Spencer Gressen
Property Manager
mbprop@umn.edu
Michael Einig
Business Manager
mbbiz@umn.edu
Wyatt Oelkers
Librarian
mblib@umn.edu
Bethany Rowbal
Uniform Manager
mbuni@umn.edu
McKenna Ryan
Librarian
mblib@umn.edu
Justin Thai
Uniform Manager
mbuni@umn.edu

Volunteer Staff

  • Steve Baiel, Video Staff 
  • Aimee Barmore, Drum Major & Twirler Instructor
  • Phil Bergmann, Medic
  • Mike Gaffron, Historian
  • Kirk Juergens, Drum Major Instructor
  • Aaron Marks, Drum Major Instructor
  • Kelly Nellis, Social Media Coordinator
  • Jason Langworthy, Senior Advisor & Announcer
  • John Pilla, Photographer
  • Josh Powers, Announcer
    Dale Stignani, Game Day Staff
  • Dave Whitaker, Photographer
  • Tonya Wilson, Photographer
     

2018 Student Leadership

Team leads indicated in bold. 

Position/Section Name
Drum Major Tommy Greco
Block Captain Ryan Beczkiewicz
Piccolos/Flutes Lisa Hilliard, Amanda Krueger, Holly Sievers, Helena Sverak
Clarinets Amanda Benke, Ava Crowley, Kyla Hagen, Brooke Linzmeier, Camiron Schafer, Emily Yager
Alto Saxophones Michelle Bader, Maggie Edge, Larranz Guider, Madison Laird, Aaron Liu, Jenny Ulven
Tenor Saxophones Allie Jensen, David Kim, Huy Lam
Trumpets Ryan Beczkiewicz, Amber Castellano, Eric Elert, Liam Green, Jordan Labat, Sarah Mogenson, Julia Moseman, Devon Osman, Keenan Perera, Dylan Stobart
Mellophones Ana Barth, Rick Holland, Matthew Silverberg, Hannah Ziemann
Trombones Kelly Jessen, Cassie Johnson, Nick Tuttle, Joe Ure, Malynn Weiman, Libby Wilts
Baritones Tracy Kidwell, Jett Roeser, Zach Taylor
Tubas Nick Elscott, Claire Jaeger Mountain, Garrett James, Patrick Murphy, Connor Neill
Drumline Anna Belle Albitz, Gabe Dreisbach, Matt Fergus, John Flanagan, Allison Prill
Color Guard Kat Robison, Robyn Thompson, Sarah Titus, Julie Weber
Big Ten Flags Jason O, Mackenna Holmes
CAF Block Ben Dierks, Sarah Lardy, Bethany Mestelle, Trevor Suess