Defiance College Women's Basketball Camps
Assistant CoachKristin Henning
Kristin Henning will be in her first season with the Defiance College women's basketball team in 2016-17 as an assistant coach.
Henning, a Beavercreek, Ohio native, graduated in 2015 from Ohio Wesleyan University with a Bachelor's degree in health and human kinetics. While attending Ohio Wesleyan, Henning was a member of the basketball program and played all four years. She began as a post player, but transferred to the guard position for her junior and senior seasons.
Henning's coaching expereince began in 2015-16 when she coached the freshman girls basketball team at Beavercreek High School.
While at Defiance, Henning is working towards a Master's in business and will graduate in May of 2018. Henning will also be serving as the recruiting advisor for the Yellow Jackets.
Assistant CoachHanna Fedorka
Hanna Fedorka will be in her first season with the Defiance College women's basketball team as an assistant coach.
Fedorka, a North Canton, Ohio native, graduated in 2016 from Ohio Wesleyan University with a Bachelor's degree in psychology. While attending Ohio Wesleyan, Fedorka was a member of the basketball program, finishing her career as a four-year letter winner for the Battling Bishops.
Fedorka never missed a game for OWU, playing in all 107 games of her career and was voted as a captain of the team during her senior season. Hanna finished her career with 514 points, while adding 348 rebounds and 245 assists. Fedorka was the team leader in assists (91) and steals (64) during her senior campaign.
Assistant CoachDave Etchison
The 2016-17 season will be the 27th for Dave Etchison as an assistant coach on the Yellow Jacket basketball staff, where he assists in all facets of the program and specializes in student-athlete recruitment. Etchison has been responsible for bringing two All-American performers to Defiance during his tenure with the Purple and Gold.
Prior to his time at DC, Etchison spent several seasons as a basketball coach for Tinora High School. He also has seven years of experience as a basketball official.
The Defiance, Ohio native graduated from Morehead State University in 1971 with a degree in agriculture, and is currently retired.
An avid farmer, Etchison resides in Defiance with his wife, Bonnie. The couple has three children, Jason, Brian, and Kelli Ann, and three grandsons.
Assistant CoachSteve VanDemark
Steve VanDemark returns for his seventh season with the Defiance College women's basketball coaching staff in 2016-17.
VanDemark graduated with an English degree from DC in 1976, and has served at the school as a college trustee and trustee fellow for more than 25 years. During that time, his assignments have included chairing the school’s Marketing and Enrollment Management and Student Affairs Committees.
VanDemark recently retired from the Defiance Publishing Company after a long-time career, including serving as the general manager there since 1985. He was also Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Rurban Financial Corporation for 15 years and has been active in many Defiance organizations and boards.
VanDemark and his wife Patty reside in Defiance, Ohio and have two grown children.