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Courtesy San Diego State University Athletics
Celina Native Moosbrugger Named SDSU Deputy Director of Athletics
June 18, 2015 - SAN DIEGO - Celina Alum Bob Moosbrugger has been named Deputy Director of Athletics / Chief Operating Officer at San Diego State, as announced Thursday by Director of Athletics Jim Sterk.
Moosbrugger, who has worked in the department for more than 14 years covering two stints, has served as the associate athletic director for development since 2007. In his expanded role, Moosbrugger will now oversee academics, facility development, business, and have expanded involvement with the football and men's basketball programs, all while continuing to manage fundraising.
"I am pleased to announce that Bob will have an expanded role in our department," Sterk said. "Bob has done a terrific job of continuing to increase our fundraising to record levels. His efforts, along with those of his staff, have helped us provide student-athletes with the resources to compete at a national level."
Since returning to San Diego State eight years ago, Moosbrugger has been in charge of the department's record fundraising efforts. He has implemented capital improvement projects, including the construction of the Jeff Jacobs JAM Center (basketball practice facility), Willens Tennis Locker Rooms and the SDSU Softball Stadium clubhouse. He has also raised funds for facility improvements to the Fowler Athletics Center as well as for renovations to the locker rooms for men's basketball, women's basketball and baseball.
In addition, Moosbrugger currently oversees the softball and swimming and diving programs.
"I am humbled and grateful for the opportunity to serve as Deputy Director of Athletics and continue building San Diego State as a national program, said Moosbrugger. "This promotion is thanks to the support of my family, our donors, the student-athletes, staff, coaches and University administration who share the same vision for Aztec Athletics. I am passionate about San Diego State and excited to continue the incredible success of the past five years under Jim Sterk's leadership."
Moosbrugger began his career at Ball State in Muncie, Ind., from 1994 to 1996, as a graduate assistant for the ticket office and marketing department. He then took an assistant ticket manager position at Fresno State from June 1996 to January 1999. Moosbrugger was promoted to athletics ticket manager in 1999 where he remained until March 2000. His responsibilities included the direction of all ticket sales operations for more than 100 athletic and special events planned annually for the Bulldogs.
Moosbrugger came to San Diego State in March 2000 to work as the assistant director for the Aztec Athletic Foundation. He was involved in all operations of the development office.
From February 2006 until September 2007, Moosbrugger served as director of business development at the San Diego International Sports Council. In his position, he helped bring numerous high-profile events to the city.
Moosbrugger is a 1994 graduate of Bowling Green with a degree in sports management. He earned two letters in baseball for the Falcons, winning the 1991 Don Woods Award as the team's freshman of the year. He and his wife, Esther, have two sons, Andrew and Vincent, and reside in San Diego.
Moosbrugger replaces John David Wicker, who accepted the senior associate athletic director position at Georgia Tech.
"The success the San Diego State athletics department has enjoyed is due to great student-athletes, tremendous coaches and hard-working professionals like John David," Sterk said. "I am grateful for his tireless efforts the past four years and wish him, his wife Rachel and their daughter nothing but the best."
Interview with Bob Moosbrugger last year
2015 Western Buckeye League Track & Field Championships at Defiance
CARR WBL WINS
Girls Pole Vault 11-00.00 Girls Long Jump 17-00.25 Girls 300 Meter Hurdles 30" 45.83 Girls 100 Meter Hurdles 33" 15.32
Women - Team Rankings - 17 Events Scored =============================================================================== 1) Celina 118 2) Wapakoneta 95 3) Ottawa-Glandorf 88 4) Van Wert 68 5) Defiance 61.50 6) Elida 37 7) St. Marys Memorial 27 8) Shawnee 23.50 9) Bath 9 Men - Team Rankings - 17 Events Scored =============================================================================== 1) Defiance 114 2) Van Wert 91 3) Wapakoneta 83 4) Ottawa-Glandorf 79 5) Celina 53 6) Elida 42 7) St. Marys Memorial 28 8) Shawnee 27 9) Kenton 10
Coldwater's Eric Lefeld Signs With Atlanta FalconsUniversity of Cincinnati and Coldwater Grad Eric Lefeld was signed by the Atlanta Falcons after the draft concluded on Saturday in Chicago.
The offensive lineman gives the Cavaliers two players with NFL teams, QB Keith Wenning, spent last season on the Ravens practice team.
The Lefeld Files
2014-15 WBL All-Academic TeamAwards are earned in the following manner:
Juniors – Two or more varsity letters in a recognized WBL sport and a minimum GPA of 3.75
Seniors – Three or more varsity letters in a recognized WBL sport and a minimum GPA of 3.75
The WBL currently recognizes 11 varsity sports and awards 18 WBL championships each school year.
*** It should be noted that boys/girls bowling will be recognized as a WBL sport in 2015-16 raising the total to 12 varsity sports with 20 WBL championships awarded each school year.
Bertke Produces In Blue-Gold Game at Pittsburgh
Quarterback Adam Bertke | Spring Post Game Interview
Coach Narduzzi | Spring Post-Game Interview
Bertke Shines In Pittsburgh Spring Scrimmage Game
3-28-15 - Marion Local Grad Adam Bertke had a good day in the Pittsburgh Spring Scrimmage Game. Bertke was 15 of 29 passing for 218 yards, 3 TDs and 1 INT.
Post game comment from Head Coach Pat Narduzzi on Bertke:
"[Adam] Bertke had a nice day today too. It's good to see our backup quarterback, he's getting meaningful reps with the [second team] and might have thrown for a couple hundred yards really."
Post-Practice Video Interview with Coach Pat Narduzzi
AMFY Waves Zone Qualifiers for 2015
Wave swimmers who qualified at the 2015 Great Lakes Zone Championships at Oakland University in Rochester Michigan on March 20 - 22, 2015
Top Row: Abbey Marshal, Lexi Fliehman, Nikki Borgerding, Amanda Slechter, Wesley Rudebusch, Grant Guggenbiller, Pierce McGowan
2nd Row: Keaton McMurray, Claire Borgerding, Courtney Prenger, Madeline Magoto, Danielle Slechter, Julia Beyke, Kenzie Conn, Cole Condon. Justin Fleagle
3rd row: Kyle Lucas, Kennedy Newell, Emma Watcke, Claire Gass, Macy May, Danielle Eilerman, Kylie Niekamp, Grace Gabes, Zoe Rolfes, Grant Beair
Floor: Griffin Luebke, Dan Watcke, Lucas Stammen, John Hartings, Isaiah Watson
Missing: Jared Fleagle and Derrick Spitler
2015 All-Mercer County Boys and Girls Basketball Teams NamedMercer County Outlook and Stateline Sports Network
Parkway Tanner BatesPhoto thanks to Times-Bulletin (DHI Media/Pat Agler)
Ryan Mikesell - St. Henry, 6'7 Senior Ryan Hoyng - Celina, 6'3 Senior Ryan Bruns - Marion Local, 6'7 Senior Micaiah Cox - Fort Recovery, Sophomore Tanner Bates - Parkway, 5'9 Senior
Allie Thobe - Marion Local 5'7 Senior Heather Heiby - Celina, 5'6 Junior Ellie Stammen - St. Henry, 5'9 Junior Brooke Welsch - Coldwater, 5'10 Senior Kendra Siefring - Fort Recovery, 6'2 Junior
Four Named To Celina Hall of Fame
Jack Clouse, Jerry Harris and Ryan Beckstedt (not pictured Tim Homan)
1-18-14 - Four new members were added to the Celina Bulldog Athletic Hall of Fame during ceremonies at Celina on Saturday night.
Named to the HOF were Football Coach Jerry Harris and Girls Basketball Coach Jack Clouse. Two former great basketball players were also added in Ryan Beckstedt and Tim Homan (not in attendance due to a family emergency).
Photos courtesy of Kendra Stetler
Stateline Sports Network WEBIO
Classic Sports Audio1987 Ohio HS Volleyball State Championship Semi-Final Game - St. Henry vs. Newark Catholic. WCSM's Dave Schmidt and Celina High VB Coach on the call of the game. This was the first ever radio broadcast of a state volleyball game.
1991 Ohio High School Regional Championship basketball game. Last second shot by Jill Froning for unranked Celina wins the game over Ohio's #1 rated Pickerington (were also rated in USA Today Top 5)...Celina went on to win the Ohio D1 State Championsip game. Game was played at Bellefontaine HS, Dave Schmidt doing the play-by-by for Celina Cable TV.