The Immeasurable Impact of Monica Severson

The Immeasurable Impact of Monica Severson

In June, Associate Athletics Director Monica Severson will be leaving Wartburg College. This will mark the end of a 28 year career that saw Severson hold the positions of Head Women’s Golf Coach, Senior Woman Administrator and Head Women’s Basketball Coach. “I am thankful for the many opportunities Wartburg College […]

by · April 27, 2016 · 0 comments · Golf, Sports
College hires new cross country coach

College hires new cross country coach

Ryan Chapman has been named the new head men’s and women’s cross country and assistant track and field coach at Wartburg College. Chapman replaces Steve Johnson, who will retire at the conclusion of the 2016 track and field season. “I am excited for the opportunity to lead Wartburg’s storied distance […]

by · April 27, 2016 · 0 comments · Cross Country, Sports
Katie Sommer gets a hit against Grinnell College on April 3.  —Marketing & Communication

Sommer continues career as a coach

Katie Sommer has always had a love for the softball diamond, starting at a young age. This summer, she will get to share what she’s learned over the years as an assistant coach for the Waverly-Shell Rock Go-Hawks softball team. While she has helped out at various softball camps, she […]

by · April 10, 2016 · 0 comments · Softball, Sports
Natalie Bonthius made the transition from cross country to lacrosse - File Photo.

Bonthius transitions to a new sport

If an athlete has one year of athletic eligibility remaining, in most cases the athlete wouldn’t switch to a new and unfamiliar sport. That isn’t the case with Natalie Bonthius. Bonthius transferred to Wartburg from Truman State University after her first semester because she missed the thrill of competing. Bonthius […]

by · April 10, 2016 · 0 comments · Lacrosse, Sports
Head women's basketball coach Bob Amsberry coaches his team during a regular season game. -Marketing & Communication

Amsberry: ‘A father figure’ on the basketball court

    Wartburg’s women’s basketball team had a unique and successful season. One person was sparking that success—head coach Bob Amsberry. Amsberry first came to Wartburg in March 2006. Over the last 10 years, Amsberry has a combined 298-208 record. He attributes that success to Wartburg’s athletic excellence. “When you […]

by · April 10, 2016 · 0 comments · Sports, Women's Basketball