Coaching Staff


Athletic Trainer

dauss head shotLori Dauss

Lori Dauss, M.S., LAT has been an athletic trainer since 1984.  As an Iowa native, she received her bachelor’s degree in Health Education, Teaching K – 12, from the University of Northern Iowa and her master’s degree in Exercise Science and Physical Education from the
University of Iowa.  She has experience working with athletes of all ages. She currently provides athletic training services to UW-Washington County and Hustisford High School through the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin sports medicine outreach program.  

Lori also works as a physician extender at the Froedtert West Bend clinic orthopaedic sports medicine center.  As an athletic trainer, she provides athletes with prevention, evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries, designs strength and conditioning regimens, and prepares athletes for practices/games. She has been an associate lecturer in the health, exercise science department at UW-Washington County since 2006. 



John MinzMen's & Women's Head Coach
John Minz

A native of West Bend, Minz attended West Bend West High School. He continued his college education at UW-Milwaukee. Currently employed at UW-Washington County, he is married to a wonderful woman, Liz and they have four daughters together. He is also currently coaching girls' basketball at West Bend West High School.  
John's golf career includes clinics and playing both recreationally (multiple days a week) and in tournaments.  Golf titles include: Club Championship, Fall Match Series Play at West Bend Lakes Golf Course, and the WSGA League Championship Tournament.


 Men's Basketball

               Steve Murphy                                   

Men's Basketball Head Coach
Steve Murphy


Coach Murphy is known for his positive attitude and enthusiastic efforts in building basketball programs as well as for many team successes on the court, including state rankings at all four high schools where he has coached in Kansas and Wisconsin.

Murphy resides in Plymouth and serves as Math Teacher at Random Lake High School. He has been married for 26 years and met his wife while they were each playing junior college basketball.  They have two daughters, both currently pursuing medical degrees in college.

Though born and raised in Wisconsin, Murphy graduated High School at Crystal Lake South (Illinois) where he was an honor student and enjoyed playing on the football, basketball, and baseball teams.  He graduated from Kansas State - Teacher’s College and spent the early part of his teaching and coaching career in Kansas before he and his wife migrated back to Wisconsin to raise their own family.

“Working side by side with the tremendous staff we have at UW-WC and the amazing young men on our team is truly an honor and privilege.  I hope in some way I can contribute to the strong program we have here as we collectively try our best to provide our players with the incredible life experiences and fond memories that are associated with participation in team sports.” 


coach ron larson

Men's Basketball Assistant Coach
Ron Larson
A graduate of West Bend East High School, Ron completed his bachelor degree in Personal Finance at UW-Madison. His coaching experience includes both boys and girls basketball at all levels. Ron has coached at West Bend East High School - 6 years, Junior Suns – 6 years and Girls AAU (Wisconsin Xtreme). Married to Tiffany, they have two children, Auburn a freshman at West Bend East High School and Trey, a seventh grader at Badger.  Ron is the owner of Larson Wealth Management. His best advice is: Basketball is fun, but our student athletes are here to learn.


 Jake Cull, asst coach

Assistant Men's Basketball Coach
Jake Cull

After graduating from West Bend West High School, Jake attended UW-Washington County for two years and then transferred to Ripon College where he completed a degree in Psychobiology. Jake played basketball both at UW-WC and Ripon .

With plans to work as a personal trainer for the Kettle Moraine YMCA system while laying a foundation for self-sourced, organic, local diner and grocer. This is Jake’s first year of coaching and he’s excited to work with this talented, athletic group of young men who show willingness to learn the game, and in turn win.


Jim Miller, UWWC Soccer CoachSoccer Head Coach
Jim Miller

Miller has been coaching soccer for over 24 years. He has coached the UW-WC Soccer Team for the past 10 years, winning numerous soccer championships at UW-WC. During Jim’s tenure at UW-WC, the team has captured the 2004 WJCAA State, WCC Eastern Division, and WCC Conference titles and the 2005 WCC Eastern Division and Conference titles. Jim's coached the 2013 team to a WCC State Championship and was named Coach of the Year by his peers. During the past 10 years Jim has placed 49 players on the WCC All Conference Teams.  He has also been associated with the Slinger Soccer Club.


Roger Peterson, Men's Tennis CoachMen's Tennis Coach
Roger Peterson

Peterson is the Men's Tennis Coach. During Roger's tenure is has captured the WJCAA State Runner Up trophies in 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009. He also co-coaches with Debbie Butschlick.  Roger is a Professor of Mathematics and also serves as Associate Dean at UW-Washington County.



Debbie Butschlick, Women's Tennis CoachWomen's Tennis Coach
Deb Butschlick 

Butschlick has coached tennis since 1991.  During her tenure she has won the WJCAA State championship in 1996 and 2008 and the State Runner Up trophy in 2010.  She has also won the WCC Conference Championships in 1991, 2008 and 2011 and winning the WCC State Runner Up trophies 2012 and 2013.  Debbie is the Athletic Director and Student Activities Coordinator.


Women's Basketball


Jacob Schmick

Women's Head Basketball Coach

Jacob Schmick


A graduate of Kettle Moraine Lutheran High School (KML), Jacob Schmick has helped with coaching duties on the KML’s girls’ basketball, track and football teams for several years.  Currently, a full-time student at UW-Washington County, Jacob also keeps busy, working at Dick’s Sporting Goods. Passionate about basketball, his career goal is to coach sports at a high level of competition. 

Women's Volleyball

Debbie Butschlick, Women's Volleyball Head CoachVolleyball Head Coach
Deb Butschlick

Butschlick has been employed at UW-Washington County since 1985. Ambitious and dedicated, she worked her way up into her current positions as Athletic Director and Student Activities Coordinator. "I enjoy working both positions, but especially enjoy coaching volleyball. Over the years, our volleyball teams at UW-WC have won many WCC Conference, WJCAA Regional and WJCAA State titles."

She began her college studies at UW-WC were she completed her Associate Degree. While at UW-WC she played volleyball and basketball. Debbie continued her education at Cardinal Stritch University, earning a Bachelor and Master's degree in Business Administration. At Cardinal Stritch, she continued to play volleyball and is proud to note that she was a member of their team when they won the Lake Michigan Conference Volleyball title in 1989, which hasn't occurred since!

Deb is married to John and they have two children, Renee and Jamie. They are also blessed with three beautiful grandchildren, Quentin, Kylee and Kaedan.


stasinopoulos head shotVolleyball Assistant Coach
Jason Stasinopoulos

Stasinopoulos has 20 years of experience playing/coaching volleyball. A '91 graduate of Cedarburg High School, he received a golf scholarship to The University of Southern Mississippi. Upon his return to Wisconsin, he attended UW-Washington County and became involved with intramural volleyball, as well as assisting with the UW-WC volleyball summer camp. After completing his studies at UW-WC, he attended UW-LaCrosse, where he played men's volleyball and managed the team. During this time, he was also assisting Deb Butschlick with the UW-WC volleyball summer camp.

Jason has been an assistant coach for the UW-WC Women's Volleyball team since 2006. When not coaching, he and his wife Tracy enjoy spending time with friends and family. He also loves to play Texas Hold'Em and rooting for the Packers and Badgers.