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): Hector Aguilar, Paul Edwards, Kristi Kehrwald Adair, Nate Jacobi

Undecided/Exploring: Kristi Kehrwald Adair or Paul Edwards
Business:
Bryan Shealer, Hector Aguilar or Kirsten Cahoon
Education: Kaia Preus
Environment and Sustainability: Nate Jacobi
Fine Arts: Bryan Shealer
Graduate School: Kaia Preus (personal statements), Paul Edwards (STEM), Dana Rechtzigel (health professions, law), Bryan Shealer (business)
Media/Communications: Kirsten Cahoon
Ministry and Religion: Kristi Kehrwald Adair
Nonprofits & Social Impact: Kristi Kehrwald Adair
Gap Year/Service Programs: Kristi Kehrwald Adair
Government: Bryan Shealer
Pre-Health: Dana Rechtzigel
Pre-Law: Dana Rechtzigel
Science, Research, Data Science, and Technology: Paul Edwards (primary) or Nate Jacobi (secondary)
Alumni Career Coaching: Jenele Grassle

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

Marietta M Ruppe

Marietta M Ruppe (she, her, hers)

Recruiting, Internship and Budget Coordinator

Tomson Hall 270H
P507-786-3627

Office Hours: Monday - Wednesday 8 am - 4:30 pm in office Thursday 8 am - 4:30 pm WFH Friday 8 - 11 am in office