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office: 515-961-1239 toll free: 800-362-2454 x1239 cell: 515-971-4789 ryan.sander@simpson.edu

WOMEN’S

SOCCER STORM SOCCER BY THE NUMBERS • • • • • • • • • •

195-99-17 overall record 64 IIAC All-Conference Selections 5 IIAC MVP’s 4 CoSIDA Academic All-District Selections 2 All-Region Selections 2 Iowa Conference Championships (1999 & 2006)   2 Iowa Conference Coaches of the Year 1 NCAA Appearance (1999) 1 CoSIDA Academic All American 1 D3Kicks.com All Region Player


ATHLETIC FACILITIES

Playing at Simpson gives you access to some of the best athletic facilities in the Iowa Conference and the Midwest.

Two seasons into his career at Simpson, Ryan Sander has returned the Storm to a top-tier force in the Iowa Conference.

New in 2011, Simpson replaced the track and turf inside Bill Buxton Stadium to provide student-athletes the opportunity to compete on the nation’s finest playing surfaces. Installed on the field was a FieldTurf Revolution playing surface, the first of its kind to appear in the Midwest. The track is a full-pour, 10-millimeter track from Beynon, the same surface found at the University of Iowa. Simpson’s main indoor facilities, the Carse Fitness Center and the Cowles Center, house a variety of different amenities for training, strength and conditioning and recreation. Simpson’s indoor facilities include a 5,000 square-foot weight room, a competition fieldhouse for basketball and volleyball, racquetball courts, a wrestling room, a 25-meter swimming pool, locker rooms and indoor batting cages. Other outdoor venues include Dick and Nancy Buxton Memorial Tennis Courts, McBride Baseball Field and the Simpson Softball Complex. Simpson’s golf teams practice and compete at the Indianola Country Club.

KENT CAMPUS CENTER

In the fall of 2010, Simpson’s board of trustees voted unanimously to construct a new $14 million student center. The Kent Campus Center will house a coffee shop, alternative eating options, space for concerts, banquets, meetings and additional office space for campus departments, including the Center for Vocation and Integrative Learning. Construction is set to begin in Summer 2011 with an expected completion date of Fall 2012.

RYAN SANDER HEAD COACH

Sander came to Simpson from Waukee High School. From 2002 to 2011, Sander coached the Warriors to Iowa State Tournament appearances in 8 of his 10 years at the helm. His teams finished lower than second in the CIML-Iowa only once, capturing a conference championship in 2004 while finishing as the state runner-up in 2002 and 2011. Sander graduated from Iowa State in 2004 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in interior design. He and his wife, Elizabeth, reside in Waukee with their daughter, Sydney and son, Isaac.

2012 DATE OPPONENT Sept. 1 Carleton Sept. 2 Bethel Sept. 5 Grinnell Sept. 8 Millikin Sept. 12 Nebraska Wesleyan Sept. 15 vs. Fontbonne 1 Sept. 16 vs. North Central 1 Sept. 20 at Culver Stockton Sept. 22 at Coe* Sept. 29 Wartburg* Oct. 2 at Grand View Oct. 6 at Dubuque* Oct. 10 Central*

Oct. 13 Oct. 20 Oct. 23 Oct. 27-Nov. 3

After enduring a seven-win campaign in his first year on the sidelines, Sander guided the Storm to a 13-6-2 mark in 2011, a thirdplace finish in the league and a trip to the conference tournament semifinals. In two seasons, Sander is 20-17-3.

at Luther* Loras* at Buena Vista* IIAC Tournament

- Home games in bold * Iowa Conference Game 1 Sal Vaccaro Tournament - Naperville, Ill. - For a complete schedule and game times, visit www.simpsonathletics.com


EXCEPTIONAL ACADEMICS

As an athlete at Simpson, you’ll have the opportunity to excel both on the field and in the classroom. Simpson’s quality liberal arts program offers approximately 75 undergraduate majors and minors. Want to learn more about the Simpson Experience? Check us out online at http://experience.simpson.edu and discover what it means to be a Simpson student. To schedule a personalized campus visit, contact the Office of Admissions at 800-362-2454, email admiss@simpson.edu or schedule online at www.simpson.edu/admissions.

STUDENT-ATHLETE SUPPORT Strength & Conditioning Simpson’s strength and conditioning program will be an important element in your athletic experience at the college. Simpson’s certified strength and conditioning staff will work with you to build a fitness plan that can reduce the risk of injury and improve your athletic performance. Athletic Training The athletic training staff at Simpson realizes that in order to have a successful season, the top priority for parents and coaches is the athlete’s health. The four certified athletic trainers on staff and their 30 students provide quality healthcare to over 500 athletes. To help keep costs down, they evaluate, treat, and rehabilitate all athletes on campus. In addition, two team physicians routinely visit the training room to evaluate athletes and determine the need for further testing and care.

BUILDING LEADERSHIP SKILLS NCAA CHAMPS/Life Skills Simpson is one of only two Division III schools in Iowa to participate in the NCAA CHAMPS/Life Skills program. Some of the highlights of Simpson’s program include: • Academic assistance through study tables for first-year students and tutors for individual subjects • Leadership, character and professional development through seminars and guest speakers • Community service opportunities with the Special Olympics and other agencies that provide programming for students with special needs • Mentoring program that provides support for first-year students by pairing them with an upper-class student SAAC The Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) is one way for you to get involved in athletics beyond your sports team. As a SAAC member, you’ll be a part of a leadership group that provides a voice for studentathletes at the college and within the NCAA. SAAC members are focused on fostering positive images of athletes and often plan activities on campus. In the past, athletes on the committee have planned Spirit Day, National Student-Athlete Day and community service events.

To learn more about the eligibility requirements for becoming an NCAA Division III student-athlete, visit: www.simpsonathletics.com/information/compliance/index

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