As Stritch welcomes eight new sports teams beginning in the
2013-14 school year, preparations are already well underway to develop the
teams and support the athletes.
Meet the four head coaches who will lead approximately 110
new student athletes.
Men’s and Women’s Bowling: Angela
Angela Pasterczyk will coach the men’s and women’s bowling
teams in the sport’s inaugural season at Stritch.
During her time on the University of Wisconsin- Whitewater’s
bowling team from
2002 -06, Pasterczyk received NCAA Division II and III First
Team All-American status and placed third at the ACUI National Individual
According to Athletic Director Pat Clemens, Pasterczyk
“brings a great level of experience and the drive to succeed” to the new
She is also no stranger to Stritch, having received a master’s
in sport management from the University in 2011.
recently, Pasterczyk worked with Franklin Public Schools as an educational assistant.
In this role, she provided instructional support in the classroom and assisted
teachers in accomplishing daily goals for each class.
Her career average is 185.27 with a total of 92 games
bowled. She holds multiple levels of certification as a United States Bowling
Coach and is an active member of the United States Bowling Congress.
Men’s and Women’s Golf: Tim Eckberg
Tim Eckberg has signed on to coach Stritch’s new men’s and
women’s golf teams.
The former Western Carolina University team captain received
several accolades during his collegiate career, including all conference team
recognition and a top 20 finish in the NJCAA National Championship.
Eckberg has spent the last six years playing professional golf
on several mini-tours throughout the southeast, during which he acquired five
The head coach is excited for the opportunity to introduce a
new sport to Stritch’s culture.
“My focus and goal is to quickly develop the golf team to
have the same tradition and success as the other sports here at the University,”
Clemens believes that the combination of Eckberg’s
professional experience and motivating personality will prove invaluable to the
construction of the golf program.
Men’s and Women’s
Tennis: Mark Goldin
Coaching at Stritch will feel much like coming home for Mark
As a high school athlete, Goldin played just across the
street from Stritch at Nicolet High School, where he led the Knights to a state
team championship. He continued to earn recognition as a player during his four
years at the University of Wisconsin–Green Bay, where he was named All-Horizon
League for three seasons.
After coaching at UW-Green Bay and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Goldin is ready to become part of the Wolves.
“This is a great community to be involved with, and I’m
excited about the future of the program,” said the new head coach.
Clemens believes that Goldin’s Milwaukee roots will assist with recruiting.
“Mark has been around the Milwaukee area for a long time,”
said Clemens. “He has the added advantage of knowing the landscape for
Two of Goldin’s early recruits show great potential, breaking
records at UWM in their first year of play.
Men’s and Women’s
Track and Field: Greg Daggett
Greg Daggett, who has served three years as the head coach for men’s and
women’s cross country, will serve in the same role for the men’s and women’s
track and field programs.
“Greg has already brought a wealth of experience to our
cross country programs and will continue to do so as head of our upcoming track
and field programs,” said Clemens.
The feeling is mutual.
excited to be here at Stritch and to be a part of its continued growth,”
Daggett said. “This is a great opportunity, and I’m definitely looking forward
to the challenge of finding student-athletes that are looking to compete at a
high level and get a high level of coaching in return.”
Daggett is certified by the USA Track and Field Association
in distance and endurance. He is also a certified personal trainer and an avid
For more information on the new coaches and to stay
up-to-date on Stritch sports, visit www.stritchwolves.com