Athletics Misc (1245)
|2015-16 Bowling Schedule|
|10/3-4/15||Midwest Bowling Championship||Wauwatosa, Wisconsin|
|10/17-18/15||Sandhills Classic||Lincoln, Nebraska|
|11/7-8/15||Jayhawk Collegiate||Lawrence, Kansas|
|11/14-15/15||Leatherneck Classic||Davenport, Iowa|
|11/28-29/15||Team Matchgames||Belleville, Illinois|
|12/19-20/15||Collegiate Shootout||Las Vegas, Nevada|
|12/21-22/15||Glen Carlson||The Orleans Hotel|
|1/23-24/16||McKendree Dual||Belleville, Illinois|
|2/20-21/16||Hoosier Classic||Indianapolis, Indiana|
|4/20-23/16||USBC Nationals||Wichita, Kansas|
Position: Assistant Coach
Entering his third season as assistant coach, Levi Calhoun graduated from Baker University in May 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in physical education.
Calhoun has been instrumental in the Wildcats success on the mat during his tenure at his alma mater. He worked closely with two-time NAIA All-American Brandon Gebhardt throughout the heavyweights career.
Calhoun helped lead Gebhardt to back-to-back appearances in the 285-pound national championship match at the NAIA Wrestling National Championships in Des Moines, Iowa and worked with previous head coach Jimmy May to help qualify seven athletes for the national championship event last season.
During his time at Baker, Calhoun competed on the wrestling mat and the football field. He was a four-year starter for the Baker University football team and was a two-time First Team All-HAAC defensive tackle. Calhoun also wrestled at Baker from 2009-2011.
Calhoun was a two-time NAIA National Qualifier and finished his career with a fourth-place finish at the NAIA National Tournament to earn All-America status.
Position: QB & Receiver Coach
Kendall Bradley will enter his 5th season as a coach with the Wildcats in 2013. This will be Bradley’s 3rd season coaching Quarterbacks, as well as his 5th season as the Receiver’s Coach. He has also earned the title of Co-Offensive Coordinator, a role he will begin in 2013. In 2011 Bradley helped lead a passing offense that ranked 1st in the HAAC (top 20 in the NAIA) in multiple categories. Sophomore quarterback Jake Morse led the HAAC in completion percentage, ypg, and efficiency. Morse received 1st-Team All-HAAC honors in 2011 and was named HAAC Co-Offensive Player of the year in Bradley’s 1st season coaching Quarterbacks.
During Bradley’s tenure on the staff, the Wildcats have finished each season ranked in the top 25 poll. Baker finished #23 in 2009 and 2010, and #21 in 2011. Coach Bradley also serves as the video coordinator and head JV coach for the Wildcats.
Bradley played quarterback at Baker from 2004-2008. He earned his B.S. in Exercise Science, as well as his MLA in Management and Leadership from Baker University. Kendall's wife, Jenn, is also a Baker graduate.
Position: Offensive Coordinator
Other Position: Strength & Conditioning Coordinator
Overseeing the offense, offensive line, and strength program, Miguel Regalado joined Baker University in 2008.
In charge of the offensive line in his first year in 2008, he guided a unit that paved the way for running back Richie Bryant who led the HAAC in rushing with over 1,300 yards on his way to becoming the 5th leading rusher in the NAIA. The 2008 unit also protected quarterback Mack Brown who threw for over 3,000 yards and was 4th in the NAIA in passing.
In 2009 with three new starters on the offensive line Regalado’s group once again opened holes for Richie Bryant who led the HAAC in rushing for a second consecutive season with over 1,200 yards
In 2011 Regalado was promoted by head coach Mike Grossner to offensive coordinator. Sophomore quarterback Jake Morse had a breakout year leading the HAAC in passing, throwing 17 touchdowns to only four interceptions en route to being named HAAC Co-offensive player of the year. Senior running back John Babb also led the HAAC in rushing and was named the 1st-Team All-HAAC running back.
Most recently in 2012, Baker had a balanced attack with 2,056 yards rushing and 2,110 yards passing for a total of 4,166 for an average of 378.7 yards per game. Under Regalado's direction, the Wildcats ran for 23 touchdowns and threw for 20 and averaged 26.9 points per game.
Regalado is proud to have coached a 1st-Team All-HAAC offensive lineman five straight years: Andy Bibb (08), Clint Benge (09), Billy Chambers (10), and Aaron Rieschick (11 and 12). Both Bibb and Benge also earned NAIA All-American honors.
Miguel and wife Heather are parents of a son and daughter, Jalen and Ava.
Position: Head Tennis Coach
Joe Ahmadian enters his third season as the Wildcats head tennis coach. Ahmadian took both the men's and women's tennis programs at Baker from a last-place finish in the HAAC in 2011 to a third-place finish in 2012.
Along with his coaching duties at Baker, he is also a teaching professional at the Jayhawk Tennis Center in Lawrence, Kan.
Ahmadian began his playing career at Baker in 2003 and helped lead the Wildcats to a conference final appearance against Graceland that season as an individual and a doubles player.
His sophomore season, Ahmadian only lost two singles matches and only four doubles matches with playing partner, Jose Mota. He was named the 2005 NAIA National "Player to Watch".
In 2006-07, Ahmadian and Mota achieved a national ranking of No. 22 and advanced to the finals of the Region V ITA Championships. The Dallas, Texas native, was named the 2008 Baker University Male Athlete of the Year by his classmates and served as the assistant coach for both the men's and women's teams in 2008-09.
Position: Head Bowling Coach
Cherly Keslar led the Baker University bowling team to its most successful season in program history with a No. 16 national ranking in the final International Bowling Media Association's (IBMA) Top 20 Poll of the 2012-13 season.
The third year coach also helped lead Caitlin Campbell to the 2013 NAIA Second-Team All-America honor and the Wildcats were ranked as high as No. 10 in the IBMA Poll.
She joined the Professional Women's Bowling Association (PWBA) tour in 1980. She went on to win 25 regional titles in the Great Plains Bowling Association and 15 Kansas State Titles. In 1994 Keslar was inducted into the Kansas Bowling Hall of Fame
Keslar brings 30 years of tournament level experience to Baker in competitions at the local, regional and national levels.
Keslar and her family currently reside in Tonganoxie, Kan.