Meet our Coaches

Coaching Specialty Areas

Students: please select the appropriate coach when you request an appointment through Handshake.

First Meeting with the Piper Center (First Years and Sophomores): Thando Kunene, Nate Jacobi, or Kris Estenson

Undecided/Exploring: Thando Kunene, Leslie Moore, or Kris Estenson
Bryan Shealer, Kirsten Cahoon or Paul Kim
Connections Program: Kris Estenson
Education: Thando Kunene (primary) and Kris Estenson (related to licensure)
Entrepreneurship: Margaret Bransford (office in DiSCO)
Environment: Nate Jacobi
Fine Arts: Bryan Shealer
Media/Communications: Kirsten Cahoon
Ministry and Religion: Thando Kunene
Nonprofits & Social Impact: Thando Kunene
Gap Year/Service Programs: Thando Kunene
Government: Thando Kunene
Pre-Health: Katie Hughes
Pre-Law: Katie Hughes
Science, Lab Research, or Technology: Paul Edwards (primary) and Nate Jacobi (secondary)
Alumni Career Coaching: Jenele Grassle

Academic Internship Registration Process: see here
Academic Internship Questions: Marietta Ruppe and Nate Jacobi

*Please note that Kristi Kehrwald and Paul Kim will not be available to meet with students this summer.