Tag: Athletics

Phoenix Tales: Coach Mike Kline

Cross country coach and academic coordinator for Green Bay Athletics Mike Kline says he has never worked a day in his life. “That’s because I have the best job in the world… When my alarm goes off at 4:26 every morning, I look forward to going to work, and when you look forward to going […]

Green Bay names new softball coach

Green Bay Director of Athletics Mary Ellen Gillespie has announced the hiring of Scott Wachholz as the next head coach of the Phoenix softball program. Wachholz will be the sixth head coach in program history, and comes to Green Bay following head coaching stints at UW-Parkside and Williston State College. He is a graduate of […]

Megan Lukan says Olympic journey is all about family (Green Bay family, too)

Former UW-Green Bay basketball player Megan Lukan is overwhelmed by the amount of support she received following her participation and bronze medal win at the 2016 Summer Olympics. The Barrie Examiner highlighted her journey and the support she received along the way. Read the article and her reaction to her Olympic journey

Maple leaf moment: Former Phoenix Megan Lukan and her Canadian Rugby team win bronze

Megan Lukan playing rugby with Canadian Olympic Team

From college basketball star to Canadian rugby medalist. Wait. What? Former Green Bay women’s basketball standout Megan Lukan did the improbable. Following a stellar basketball career at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Lukan jumped at an offer to return to Canada and play for the national Canadian rugby developmental team (a sport she had given […]

Borowicz opens basketball arena

Recently in the news, Ryan Borowicz, a UW-Green Bay graduate and former Phoenix men’s basketball player recently opened a basketball-only training facility, “The Driveway.” This facility is the first of its kind in Northeast Wisconsin, Borowicz wanting to emphasize to kids that they don’t have to travel across the country to practice and improve their […]