Staff Directory

Administration

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Nate Boock

Activities Director

Ballard Activities Office

515.597.2971 ext. 2139 nboock@ballard.k12.ia.us
Terri Weeks

Activities Director Administrative Assistant

Ballard Activities Office

515.597.2971 ext. 2138 tweeks@ballard.k12.ia.us

Instrumental Music

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Derrick Hawks

Instrumental Director

Ballard High School

515.597.2971 ext. 2157 dhawks@ballard.k12.ia.us
Carolyn Fair

Instrumental Director

Ballard Middle School - East Elementary

515.597.2815 ext. 133 cdfair@ballard.k12.ia.us
Cheryl Pittman

Instrumental Director

Ballard Middle School - Ballard High School

515.597.2971 ext. 2157 cpittman@ballard.k12.ia.us

Chorus

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Peter Krum

Vocal Music Instructor

Ballard High School

515.597.2971 ext. 2142 pkrum@ballard.k12.ia.us

Baseball

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Nick Steenhagen

Head Baseball Coach

Ballard High School

515.597.2971 ext. 2106 nsteenhagen@ballard.k12.ia.us
Ben McQuade

Assistant Baseball Coach

Ballard High School

515.597.2971 ext. 2196 bmcquade@ballard.k12.ia.us
Matthew Poots

Freshman Baseball Coach

mtpoots@iastate.edu
Miles Moa

Volunteer High School Baseball Coach

moa_miles@yahoo.com
Tom Shelton

8th Grade Baseball Coach

tshelton@ballard.k12.ia.us
Chris Dobernecker

7th Grade Baseball Coach

dobernec@uni.edu
Dillon Douglas

Assistant Middle School Baseball Coach

ddouglas@ballard.k12.ia.us

Cheerleading

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Kali Muller

Football Cheerleading Coach - Competition Cheerleading Coach

kmuller@ballard.k12.ia.us
JoEllen Wesselmann

Basketball Cheerleading Coach

515.597.2815 ext. 3103 jwesselmann@ballard.k12.ia.us
Vacant Position

Wrestling Cheerleading Coach

JoEllen Wesselmann

Middle School Football Cheerleading Coach

Ballard Middle School - East Elementary

515.597.2815 ext. 3103 jwesselmann@ballard.k12.ia.us
JoEllen Wesselmann

Middle School Winter Cheerleading Coach

Ballard Middle School - East Elementary

515.597.2815 ext. 3103 jwesselmann@ballard.k12.ia.us

Dance

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Alicia Ortner

Dance Coach

ortner.alicia2plus2@gmail.com
Emmalee Grote

Volunteer Dance Coach

grotee@urbandaleschools.com

Football

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Al Christian

Head Varsity Football Coach

Ballard High School

515.597.2971 ext. 2113 achristian@ballard.k12.ia.us
Wes Dietrich

Assistant Football Coach

wesdietrich@gmail.com
Corey Vespestad

Assistant Football Coach

Ballard High School

515.597.2971 ext. 2294 cvespestad@ballard.k12.ia.us
Scott Edwards

Assistant Football Coach

sales@plazarv.com
Shawn Rigby

Assistant Football Coach

rigbysm@gmail.com
Michael Rigby

Assistant Football Coach

mjrigby510@huxcomm.net
Michael Nordeen

Assistant Football Coach

mnordeen@ballard.k12.ia.us
Andy Richardson

Freshman Football Coach

West Elementary

515.220.4306 ext. 5123 ajrichardson@ballard.k12.ia.us
Nick Steenhagen

8th Grade Football Coach

Ballard High School

515.597.2971 ext. 2106 nsteenhagen@ballard.k12.ia.us
Michael Macki

8th Grade Football Coach

East Elementary

515.220.4306 ext. 4162 mmacki@ballard.k12.ia.us
Dan Warg

7th Grade Football Coach

East Elementary

515.220.4306 ext. 4106 dwarg@ballard.k12.ia.us
Michael Ogle

7th Grade Football Coach

Ballard High School

515.597.2971 ext. 2214 mogle@ballard.k12.ia.us
Kyle Howard

Volunteer High School Football Coach

Ballard Middle School - Ballard High School

515.597.2815 ext. 3108 khoward@ballard.k12.ia.us
Ethan Hokel

Volunteer High School Football Coach

ebhokel@gmail.com
Steve Pietsch

Volunteer Middle School Football Coach

Pietsch@huxcomm.net
Tim Boyd

Volunteer Middle School Football Coach

Men's Basketball

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Chris Deason

Head Men's Basketball Coach

Ballard High School

515.597.2971 ext. 2172 cdeason@ballard.k12.ia.us
Sam Weeks

Assistant Men's Basketball Coach

weekssam40@yahoo.com
Rusty Hicks

Assistant Men's Basketball Coach

East Elementary

515.220.4306 ext. 4100 rhicks@ballard.k12.ia.us
Wyatt Weeks

Freshman Men's Basketball Coach

weeksw87@yahoo.com
Jake Skurdal

8th Grade Boy's Basketball Coach

West Elementary

515.228.3890 ext. 5231 jskurdal@ballard.k12.ia.us
Andy Richardson

Assistant 8th Grade Boy's Basketball Coach

West Elementary

515.228.3890 ext. 5123 ajrichardson@ballard.k12.ia.us
Michael Nordeen

7th Grade Boy's Basketball Coach

Kyle Howard

Assistant 7th Grade Boy's Basketball Coach

Ballard Middle School - Ballard High School

515.597.2815 ext. 3108 khoward@ballard.k12.ia.us
Tron Scott

Volunteer High School Men's Basketball Coach

tronscott5@gmail.com

Men's Golf

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Don Sears

Head Men's Golf Coach

dasears48@gmail.com

Men's Soccer

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Marcelo Irvin

Head Men's Soccer Coach

marceloirvin@hotmail.com
Hoa Tu

Assistant Men's Soccer Coach

tu.hoa@principal.com
Daniel Krause

Volunteer Men's Soccer Coach

djkrauz93@hotmail.com
Andrew Rasmussen

Volunteer Men's Soccer Coach

amr@iastate.edu

Men's Tennis

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Matt Fjelland

Head Men's Tennis Coach

East Elementary

515.220.4306 ext. 4133 mfjelland@ballard.k12.ia.us
Vacant Position

Assistant Men's Tennis Coach

Men's Track & Field

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Al Christian

Head Men's Track Coach

Ballard High School

515.597.2971 ext. 2113 achristian@ballard.k12.ia.us
Darren Herrold

Assistant Men's Track Coach

Ballard High School

515.597.2971 ext. 2191 dherrold@ballard.k12.ia.us
Andy Richardson

Middle School Boy's Track Coach

West Elementary

515.228.3890 ext. 5123 ajrichardson@ballard.k12.ia.us
Kyle Howard

Middle School Boy's Track Coach

Ballard Middle School - Ballard High School

515.597.2815 ext. 3108 khoward@ballard.k12.ia.us

Men's Cross Country

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Scott Barth

Head Men's Cross Country Coach

Ballard Middle School

515.597.2815 ext. 3128 sbarth@ballard.k12.ia.us
Mike Carr

Assistant Men's Cross Country Coach

mcarr@ballard.k12.ia.us
Marian Kohut

Volunteer Men's Cross Country Coach

mkohut507@gmail.com
Michael Wuestenberg

Head Middle School Boy's Cross Country Coach

mwuestenberg10@gmail.com
Jenna Nosekabel

Assistant Middle School Boy's Cross Country Coach

West Elementary

515.228.3890 ext. 5256 jnosekabel@ballard.k12.ia.us

Softball

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Charlie Husak

Head Softball Coach

chusak@ballard.k12.ia.us
Katie Irwin

Junior Varsity Softball Coach

katlynirwin5@gmail.com
Makenzie Ihle

Freshman Softball Coach

ihle.kenzie@gmail.com
Amanda Auffert

8th Grade Softball Coach

Ballard Middle School

515.597.2971 ext. 2186 aauffert@ballard.k12.ia.us
Crystal Reinertson

7th Grade Softball Coach

Ballard Middle School

515.597.2815 ext. 3121 creinertson@ballard.k12.ia.us

Speech

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Lisa Ronca

Speech Sponsor

Ballard High School

515.597.2971 ext. 2178 lronca@ballard.k12.ia.us
Rachel Vespestad

Speech Sponsor

Ballard Middle School

515.597.2815 ext.118 rvespestad@ballard.k12.ia.us
Shelly Holly

Speech Sponsor

Ballard High School

515.597.2971 ext. 2216 sholly@ballard.k12.ia.us

Women's Basketball

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Kelly Anderson

Head Varsity Women's Basketball Coach

Ballard Middle School

515.597.2815 ext. 3204 kanderson@ballard.k12.ia.us
Kelvin Adams

Assistant Varsity Women's Basketball Coach

Ballard Middle School

515.597.2815 ext. 3116 kadams@ballard.k12.ia.us
Nathan Smith

Assistant Varsity Women's Basketball Coach

Ballard High School

515.597.2971 ext. 2290 nsmith@ballard.k12.ia.us
Darren Herrold

Freshman Women's Basketball Coach

Ballard High School

515.597.2971 ext. 2191 dherrold@ballard.k12.ia.us
Justin Johnson

8th Grade Girl's Basketball Coach

Ballard Middle School

515.597.2815 ext. 3112 jjohnson@ballard.k12.ia.us
Aaron Hill

Assistant 8th Grade Girl's Basketball Coach

aaron.hill1031@gmail.com
Kyle Howard

7th Grade Girl's Basketball Coach

Ballard Middle School - Ballard High School

515.597.2815 ext. 3108 khoward@ballard.k12.ia.us
Charlie Husak

Assistant 7th Grade Girl's Basketball Coach

charlie@totalqualityinc.com

Women's Golf

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Mike Ogle

Head Women's Golf Coach

Ballard High School

515.597.2971 ext. 2214 mogle@ballard.k12.ia.us

Wrestling

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Steve Mickelson

Head Varsity Wrestling Coach

smickelson@ballard.k12.ia.us
Dillon Combs

High School Assistant Wrestling Coach

dcombs@storycountyiowa.gov
Vacant Position

High School Assistant Wrestling Coach

Drake Noftsger

Volunteer High School Wrestling Coach

shootatakedown@yahoo.com
Mike Macki

Middle School Wrestling Coach

West Elementary

515.220.4306 ext. 4162 mmacki@ballard.k12.ia.us
Michael Murphy

Middle School Wrestling Coach

mmurphy@ballard.k12.ia.us
Dan Warg

Volunteer Middle School Wrestling Coach

East Elementary

515.220.4306 ext. 4106 dwarg@ballard.k12.ia.us

Women's Soccer

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Brent Emerson

Head Women's Soccer Coach

bkemerson89@gmail.com
Tessa Reiter

Assistant Women's Soccer Coach

tmreiter@iastate.edu

Women's Tennis

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Jen Dovre

Head Women's Tennis Coach

Ballard High School

515.597.2971 ext. 2160 jdovre@ballard.k12.ia.us
Jessica Kowalik

Assistant Women's Tennis Coach

jmkowalik22@gmail.com
Mike Carr

Volunteer High School Women's Tennis Coach

mcarr@ballard.k12.ia.us
Bill Britton

Volunteer High School Women's Tennis Coach

leaves@huxcomm.net

Women's Track & Field

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Scott Barth

Head Women's Track Coach

Ballard Middle School

515.597.2815 ext. 3128 sbarth@ballard.k12.ia.us
Jenna Nosekabel

Assistant Women's Track Coach

West Elementary

515.220.4306 ext. 5256 jnosekabel@ballard.k12.ia.us
Marian Kohut

Volunteer Women's Track Coach

515.294.8364 mkohut507@gmail.com
Jean Longnecker

Middle School Girl's Track Coach

Ballard Middle School - Ballard High School

515.597.2971 ext. 2270 jlongnecker@ballard.k12.ia.us
Corey Vespestad

Middle School Girl's Track Coach

Ballard High School

515.597.2971 ext. 2294 cvespestad@ballard.k12.ia.us

Women's Volleyball

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Bethany Vier

Head Volleyball Coach

Ballard High School

515.597.2971 bvier@ballard.k12.ia.us
Josh Tucker

Junior Varsity Volleyball Coach

jftucker@iastate.edu
Kim Ferguson

Freshman Volleyball Coach

kimfergusonn@gmail.com
Barb Baumgardner

8th Grade Volleyball Coach

Ballard High School

515.597.2971 ext. 2189 bbaumgardner@ballard.k12.ia.us
Matt Fjelland

7th Grade Volleyball Coach

East Elementary

515.220.4306 ext. 4133 mfjelland@ballard.k12.ia.us
Ben McQuade

Assistant Middle School Volleyball Coach

Ballard High School

515.597.2971 ext. 2196 bmcquade@ballard.k12.ia.us
Jodi Howard

Volunteer High School Volleyball Coach

jlp13579@gmail.com

Women's Cross Country

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Scott Barth

Head Women's Cross Country Coach

Ballard Middle School

515.597.2815 ext. 3128 sbarth@ballard.k12.ia.us
Mike Carr

Assistant Women's Cross Country Coach

mcarr@ballard.k12.ia.us
Marian Kohut

Volunteer Women's Cross Country Coach

515.294.8364 mkohut507@gmail.com
Michael Wuestenberg

Head Middle School Girl's Cross Country Coach

mwuestenberg10@gmail.com
Jenna Nosekabel

Assistant Middle School Cross Country Coach

West Elementary

515.228.3890 ext. 5256 jnosekabel@ballard.k12.ia.us