Jul 19, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog 
    
2024-2025 Catalog

Faculty and Staff



Administration

President
Dr. Marlon Thornburg
B.A., Fort Hays State University
M.S., Fort Hays State University
Ed.D., Walden University

Vice President for Academic Services
Dr. Aron Potter
B.S., Culver-Stockton College
M.S., University of Central Missouri
Ed. S, Northcentral University

Dean of Career & Tech Education
Heather Pollet
B.S.N., Oklahoma Wesleyan University
M.S. University of Oklahoma

Executive Director of CCC Foundation
Dickie Rolls
B.B.A., Langston University
M.S., Emporia State University

Director of Athletics/Head Football Coach
Jeff Leiker
B.S., Washburn University
M.S., University of Tennessee

Director of Human Resources
Kelli Bauer
A.A., Coffeyville Community College
B.S., Friends University

Professional Support Staff

Robin Adamson, Director of Financial Aid
A.A., Coffeyville Community College
B.B.A., Friends University

Kamri Anderson, Assistant Housing Director
A.A., Independence Community College
B.S., Oklahoma State University
M.Ed., East Central University

Brandi Beeson, Student Success Center Assistant/International Coordinator
B.F.A., Kansas University

Kim Blaes, Executive Assistant to the President
A.S., Pittsburg State University

Krista Bromley, Administrative Assistant to the Exe Director of the Foundation

Carrie Dozier, Associate Coordinator of Business Services
A.A.S., Coffeyville Community College

Andrew Elrod, Digital Communications Specialist
A.A., Coffeyville Community College

Heidi Eck, Learning Lab Coordinator
A.A., Labette Community College
B.S Ed., Pittsburg State University

Marty Evensvold, Director of Institutional Effectiveness/Director of Graham Library
A.A., Dodge City Community College
B.A., Fort Hays State University
B.S., Southwestern College
M.L.S., Sam Houston State University

Pamela Feerer, SR Director of Advising and Student Success Center
A.A.S., Coffeyville Community College
B.S., Friends University

Garrett Francis, Recruiter and Event Coordinator
B.A., Fort Hays State University

Vivian Frost, Database Administrator
A.A., Coffeyville Community College
B.S., Pittsburg State University

Ashley George, Digital and Communications Specialist
B.S., Pittsburg State University

Krista Hanna, Assistant Bookstore Manager
A.S., Coffeyville Community College
B.S., Kaplan University
M.B.A., Pittsburg State University

Madison Henderson, Financial Aid Coordinator

Kristin Horner, Registrar
A.A., Coffeyville Community College

Jana Kastler, Athletic Administrative Assistant
A.A.S., Coffeyville Community College
B.S., Friends University

Erin Macaronas, Head Athletic Trainer
B.A., Washburn University
M.S., North Dakota State University

Kelli Matney, Athletic Eligibility Coordinator

Mykah Meador, Director of Grounds
B.S., Missouri State University

Dora Morris, Administrative Assistant Coffeyville Tech Campus
A.A.S., Coffeyville Community College

Aaron Phillips, Bookstore Manager
A.A., Coffeyville Community College
B.S., Pittsburg State University

Ginni Phillips, Administrative Assistant to VP for Academic Services
B.B.A., Northeastern State University

Grace Pinkerton, Recruiter and Event Coordinator
B.S., Central Methodist University

Susan Reardon, Associate Coordinator of Business Services
B.S., University of Kansas

Cari Redden, Director of Distance Education
B.S., Kansas State University
M.S., Kansas State University

Johnathan Reid, Director of Technology
Technical Certificate, Coffeyville Community College
B.S., Western Governors University
Comptia: A+, Linux+, Network+, Security+, Project+
Cisco: CCNA Routing and Switching

Kari Soper, Columbus Campus Coordinator
B.S., Pittsburg State University
Certified Microsoft User Specialist

Karen Strimple, Director of Institutional Research
B.B.A., Friends University
M.B.A., Friends University

Ashley Tatman, Director of Marketing
B.A., Kansas State University

Melissa Tunstall, SSC Assistant
A.A., Independence Community College
B.S., Fort Hays State University

Mona Walker, Student Success Center Assistant
A.S., Coffeyville Community College
B.S., Fort Hays State University

Brad Weber, Sports Information Director
B.S., Baker University
M.S., Fort Hays State University

Wech, Kris, Director of Maintenance
B.S., University of Wyoming

Jill Wood, Assistant Registrar
B.A., Tabor College
M.S., Emporia State University

Faculty and Coaching Staff

Dirk Andrews, Speech Instructor
B.A., Pittsburg State University
M.A., Pittsburg State University

Michael Arpin, Psychology Instructor
B.A., Bethany College
M.S., Kansas State University

Chris Auten, Theatre Director
B.S., Kansas State University
M.A., Kansas State University

Wayne Bass, Communications Instructor
B.A., Brigham Young University
M.A., Idaho State University

David Beck, English Instructor
B.A., Pittsburg State University
M.A., Pittsburg State University

Eric Britts, Machining Instructor

Ryan Butcher, Developmental English Instructor
B.A., Northeastern State University
M.A., Northeastern State University

Tyler Cares, Construction Instructor
A.A.S., Fort Scott Community College

Michaela Carnes, Welding Instructor
A.A.S., Coffeyville Community College

Sean Cherico, Head Powerlifting Coach
B.A., Bethany College
M.S., Fort Hays State University

Cami Conley, Medical Assistant Instructor
A.A.S., Coffeyville Community College
Medical Assistant Certificate

Tyler Cook, Electrical Technology Instructor
Electrical Certificate, Coffeyville Community College

Harry Daniels, Auto Collision Repair Instructor
Automotive Management Institute
ASE Certified
PPG Certified

Michael DeRosa, Fine Arts Instructor
B.F.A., Oklahoma State University
M.F.A., Illinois State University
M.S., Illinois State University

Nick Dobler, Assistant Football Coach
B.S., Northeastern State College
M.S., Texas A&M Commerce

Cecilia Eisenbrandt, Automotive Instructor
A.A.S., Coffeyville Community College
B.S., Pittsburg State University

Shelby Eytcheson, Math Instructor
A.A., Independence Community College
B.S., Pittsburg State University
M.S., Pittsburg State University

Courey Feerer, Sociology Instructor
B.S., University of Rio Grande
M.A., University of Central Oklahoma

Laura Franks, Math Instructor
B.S., Texas Tech University
M.A., Texas Tech University

Melissa Gunby, English Instructor, Honors
B.A., Wilamette University
M.A., California State University, Sacramento

Scott Hammer, Welding Instructor
AWS Certification of Welding Inspectors

Melissa Harrison, Head Spirit Squad Coach/Transfer Coordinator
B.A., Webster University
M.A., Central Missouri State University

Steven Harrison, Head Men’s Soccer Coach
B.A., Fontbonne University
M.A., Webster University

Jay Herkelman, Head Men’s Basketball Coach
A.A., Southeastern Community College
B.A., University of Dubuque
M.S., Fort Hays State University

Kenzie Horner, Assistant Spirit Squad Coach
A.A., Coffeyville Community College
B.S., Kansas State University

Del Howard, Assistant Football Coach
B.S., University of Missouri

Kevin Hunt, Construction Technology Instructor
B.S., Pittsburg State University
Metropolitan Community College
OSHA 500 Trainer Course Construction Industry Certified
OSHA 510 Standards for the Construction Industry Certified
NCCER Core Curricula Instructor
NCCER Carpentry Instructor
NCCER Construction Technology Instructor

Deardin Kelley, Head Volleyball Coach
A.A., Fort Scott Community College
B.A., Southwestern College
M.S., Pittsburg State University

Richard King, Biology Instructor
B.S., University of Nebraska
M.S., Fort Hays State University

Harold Lathan, Asst Track and Field Coach
A.G.S., Neosho Community College
B.S., University of Oklahoma

Amy Lumley, Chemistry Instructor
B.S., Kansas State University
M.S., North Carolina State University

D.J. Lynn - Assistant Football Coach
B.B.A., Washburn University

Todd Madl, Welding Instructor
Certificate in Welding Tech, Coffeyville Community College
OSHA 500 Certificate
OSHA 501 Certificate
AWS Certified Welding Inspector
NCCER Industrial Pipefitter
OK Welder Certification

Megan Manley, History/Geography Instructor
A.A., Coffeyville Community College
B.S., Oklahoma State University
M.A., Northeastern State University

Jacob Martin, Head Baseball Coach
B.S., Emporia State University

Sierra McBride, Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach
B.S., Southwestern Christian University
M.S., Holy Name University

Salina Meek, English/Literature Instructor
A.A., Coffeyville Community College
B.S., Kansas State University
M.S., Pittsburg State University

Kellen Mitts, Assistant Basesball Coach
A.A., Coffeyville Community College
B.A., Emporia State University
M.Ed., SW Oklahoma State University

Conner Murrell, Head Golf Coach/ESports
A.A., Coffeyville Community College
B.A., Pittsburg State University

Mike Neal, Assistant Softball Coach

Susan Newman, Medical Lab Tech Instructor
A.A.S., Coffeyville Community College
B.S., University of Cincinnati

Cody Oates, Assistant Football Coach
B.S., Emporia State University

Anastasia O’Connell, RN, Director of Nursing
B.S.N., Pittsburg State University
M.S.N., Jacksonville University

Jacob Odum, Asst Men’s Basketball Coach
B.S., Indiana State University

Pam Oliver, Biology Instructor
B.S., Pittsburg State University
M.S., Pittsburg State University

Shawn Parker, Information Technology Instructor
Technical Certificate, Coffeyville Community College
A+ Certified

Kendall Payne, Math Instructor
B.S., Baker University
M.S., Kansas State University
MOUS Certified

Jeffrey Phillips, Automotive Instructor
B.S., Pittsburg State University

Markel Porter, Vocal Music Director
B.M., Pittsburg State University
M.M., Pittsburg State University

Clarence Ray, Construction Program Specialist
Certified Vocational Teacher, Wright State University
NCCER Carpentry Instructor Certified
NCCER Core Curricula Instructor Certified

Clint Ruttgen, Automotive Service Instructor
A.A.S., Coffeyville Community College
B.A.S., Pittsburg State University

David Sanford, CDL Instructor/Shooting Sports Coach

Jerrid Schicke, Head Women’s Soccer Coach
B.A., University of Sioux Falls
M.S., Capella University

Ky Shen, Biology Instructor
B.A., Knox College
M.S., Oklahoma State University

Wess Sisco - Welding Instructor
Technical Certificate, Coffeyville Community College

Meredith Smith, Head Softball Coach
B.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
M.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Brooka Thomsen-Martin, RN, Nursing Instructor
A.D.N., Labette Community College
B.S.N., Oklahoma Wesleyan University
M.S.N., Western Governors University

Darla Thornburg, Business and Computer Technology Instructor
B.S., Fort Hays State University
M.S., Pittsburg State University
MOUS Certified Expert

Tony Turner, Head Women’s Basketball Coach
B.S., Pittsburg State University

John Weil, Head Rodeo Coach
A.S., Fort Scott Community College
B.S., Kansas State University

Dr. David Wiggins, Director of Instrumental Music
M.M.E., Wichita State University
Ph.D., Kansas State University

Ryan Willis, Math/Physics Instructor
B.S., Pittsburg State University
M.S., Pittsburg State University

Robert Wood, Head Track/Cross Country Coach
A.A., Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College
B.A., Tabor College
M.L.S., Fort Hays State University

Travis Young, Business Instructor
A.A., Coffeyville Community College
B.S., Pittsburg State University
M.S., Pittsburg State University

Support Staff

Cheryl Allen, Lead Custodian

Richard Sean Baker, Custodian

Emily Beye, Custodian

Britney Clugston, Maintenance Technician

Josh Collins, Maintenance Technician

Jason Donaldson, Groundskeeper

Jennifer DeRosa, Financial Aid Couselor
A.A., Coffeyville Community College

Ron Garrison, Groundskeeper

Jerzie Harding, Custodian

Kathy Harding, Lead Custodian

Alan Marlow, Maintenance Technician

Chris McCullough, PC/Telephone Tech
A.A.S., Coffeyville Community College

Hayley Miller, Custodian

Shawn Miller, Custodian

Nichole Nash, Support Specialist

Waymond North, Custodian

Kristi Reedy, Piano Accompaniest (PT)
A.A., Coffeyville Community College

Joe Smith, Maintenance Technician

Leroy Smith, Maintenance Technician

Rebeccah Stone, Administrative Assistant, Columbus Campus, (PT)

Marty Vargas, Custodian

Christine Whitten, Student Account Representative
A.A., Coffeyville Community College
B.S., Pittsburg State University

Richard Wells, Transportation
A.A., Coffeyville Community College