Mark LaBarbera
Director of Athletics
Kris Sanders
Administrative Assistant for Athletics
John Kuka
Associate Director of Athletics
Erik Weiler
Associate Director of Athletics for Internal Operations
Sarah Pruess
Associate Director of Athletics for Compliance/Senior Woman Administrator
Rin Seibert
Director of Recreational Sports/Associate Director of Athletics
Candy Jessen
Assistant Director of Athletics for Business Services
Melissa Van Dygriff
Assistant Director of Athletics for Student Services
David Kay
General Manager - Valpo Athletics Sponsorships
Matt Ward
Compliance Coordinator
Jake Sale
Assistant Director of the Crusader Fund
Erica Fedornock
Athletic Ticket Operations Manager
Lexi Nichols
Assistant Director of Marketing for Athletics
Robbie Crimmins
Director of Event Operations
Ron Blatz
Broadcast & Streaming Manager
Renee' Turpa
Group Sales Ticket Coordinator
Merel Nelson
Operations Coordinator
Lissa Yogan
Faculty Athletics Representative
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Steve Salceda

Steve Salceda

Assistant Director of Digital Media for Athletics

Phone (219) 464-6757
A graduate of Alma College in Michigan, Steve Salceda joined Valpo's staff in 2018 after most recently working for athletics at the University of Minnesota Duluth. 
Salceda's background includes creating in-game video board content/ 3D and 2D prompts, social media graphics, post-game highlights, behind the scenes video segments, editing, sound recording and collaborating with broadcast networks and team sponsors. 
While in Duluth, Salceda garnered Gold Awards from the National Association of Collegiate Marketing Administrators for the 2017 UMD men’s hockey intro video and the series “Bulldogs Uncollared.”  He also provided video coverage for two NCAA Division I Frozen Fours (2017 & 2018 Champions) and collaborated with ESPN’s College Hockey Nation to spotlight two brothers on UMD’s men’s hockey team.