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Bluffton University (BU)

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1 University Drive
Bluffton, OH 45817-2104
Division: III (Active)
Conference: Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference
Pronunciation: BLUHF-tuhn
Next Self Study Guide Due Date: 5/31/2022
NCAA Member Since: 9/1/1990
Public/Private: Private
HBCU: No

Administration
Title Full Name
President Jane Wood
Director of Athletics James Grandey
Faculty Athletics Representative Darryl Nester
Senior Woman Administrator Kayla Bartlett
Senior Compliance Administrator Chad Shutler
Fifth Person James Grandey
Sports Information Director Bill Hanefeld
Chief Diversity Officer Tyson Goings
Interim Chief Financial Officer for Athletics John Burkhart
Interim Chief Financial Officer for Institution John Burkhart
Digital/Social Media Contact Vacant/Unassigned
Academic Reporting APR/APC/Grad-rates Karen Bontrager
Athletics Direct Report Phill Talavinia
Athletics Diversity and Inclusion Designee Tyson Goings
Athletics Health Care Administrator Kayla Bartlett
Director of Mental Health Care Services/Counseling Vacant/Unassigned
Drug Testing Site Coordinator Kayla Bartlett
General Counsel Vacant/Unassigned
Government Relations Contact Vacant/Unassigned
Head Athletic Trainer Kayla Bartlett
Head Team Physician Joe Misson
Senior Alumni Relations Professional Claire Clay
Interim Student Athlete Advisory Paige Jansen
Student-Athlete Affairs Administrator Vacant/Unassigned
Title IX Coordinator Mark Bourassa
Transfer Portal Contact Chad Shutler
NCAA Applications Administrator See List
Sponsored Sports for the 2022-2023 Academic Year
Sport Head Coach Division Conference
Baseball James Grandey III Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference
Football Steve Bushre III Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference
Football Matt Nardo III Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference
Men's Basketball Guy Neal III Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference
Men's Cross Country Connor Gulick III Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference
Men's Golf Adam Craig III Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference
Men's Soccer Steve Bushre III Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference
Men's Swimming and Diving James Grandey III Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference
Men's Track, Indoor Ben Markison III Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference
Men's Track, Outdoor Ben Markison III Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference
Softball Paige Jansen III Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference
Women's Basketball Chad Shutler III Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference
Women's Cross Country Connor Gulick III Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference
Women's Golf Adam Craig III Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference
Women's Soccer Zach Hammon III Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference
Women's Swimming and Diving James Grandey III Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference
Women's Track, Indoor Ben Markison III Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference
Women's Track, Outdoor Ben Markison III Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference
Women's Volleyball Steve Yarnell III Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference