New Members of the Athletics Family
Maria Kasza enters her first season at BGSU as an assistant coach/recruiting coordinator for Women's Basketball after spending two seasons at Northern Illinois University. Before that, Kasza spent five seasons at Michigan Tech, where she helped the Huskies to a 107-37 record during that time. A native of Rapid City, Mich., Kasza earned her bachelor's (2009) and master's (2010) degrees from Michigan Tech.
Harley King joined Bowling Green in 2019 as the assistant athletics director for compliance, following a 10-year stint at West Virginia. Prior to his time in Morgantown, King served as the interim director of compliance at Ohio University. He earned his bachelor's degree in sport management from Kent State in 2007 and a master's degree in recreation and sport sciences from Ohio in 2009.
Sunny Marchand returns to Bowling Green to begin the 2019 season after having served as an assistant coach in 2013. Marchand was a four-year member of the BGSU Gymnastics team, competing in a total of 29 meets from 2010-2013. In her first season as assistant gymnastics coach, Bowling Green finished third at the Mid-American Conference Championships — the program’s best finish in 22 years.
Cliff Miller enters his first year as Falcon Club coordinator for BGSU Athletics and is responsible for coordinating annual funding for the Falcon Club Scholarship and Success Fund. Before coming to BGSU, Miller served at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga for four years. Miller received his bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University then pursued his master’s degree and worked in the athletic department at Xavier University.
Jake Roy joined Bowling Green in 2019 as director of strength and conditioning. Previously, Roy served as the head of strength and conditioning at the University of South Carolina Upstate from 2016 to 2019, and director of sports performance at STACK Velocity Roanoke from 2014-2016. Roy also served as assistant strength and conditioning coach for both the St. Louis Cardinals in 2011 and the San Francisco Giants in 2012 as they won their World Series Championships. Roy is certified as a strength and conditioning coach through the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association.
Jake Warnke joined the Falcons this fall as the assistant athletics director for equipment operations and licensing, after spending two years at the University of Cincinnati as assistant director of equipment for football. Prior to his stint at Cincinnati, Warnke served as the director of athletic equipment from 2016-2017 at the University of Tulsa. From 2011 to 2016, Warnke was the assistant equipment manager at Miami University.