Meet the Staff

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Andrew Nelson

Andrew Nelson

Campus Recreation Coordinator

Designations:
Occupational Safety & Health of America: OSHA Certified
Heartland AEA: Bloodborne Pathogens Certified
Iowa Central Community College: Coaching Authorization
American Red Cross: CPR and First Aid Certification

Andy Nelson is the Campus Recreation Coordinator for the DMACC Ankeny Campus. He began his career at DMACC as the Intramural and Facility Specialist for the Campus Recreation Department in 2005.

Andy is a graduate of the University of Northern Iowa with a BA degree in Leisure, Youth & Human Services with emphases in Programming, Youth Services and Tourism. He also has his coaching authorization and is certified in CPR, First Aid, Bloodborne Pathogens and OSHA.​​


Zach Dentlinger

   Zach Dentlinger

   Intramural Official​

    Designations:
    American Red Cross: CPR and First Aid Certification
    Heartland AEA Bloodborne Pathogens Certified 
    ​DMACC: Physical Fitness & Sports Management Degree (2017) 

Zach Dentlinger graduated from DMACC in 2017 with a degree in Physical Fitness and Sports Management. He currently works full time for Grainger Industrial Supply and part-time with the DMACC Campus Recreation Department. He enjoys spending time with family, friends and watching the Hawkeyes beat the Cyclones. 


Ashley Lane

  

   Ashley Lane

   Campus Recreation Gym Supervisor



Ashley Lane is a Campus Recreation Gym Supervisor for DMACC Ankeny Campus. She is certified in CPR, First Aid/AED, Bloodborne Pathogens, ​and Universal Precautions.

​Ashley was a graduate of Des Moines Area Community College in Spring 2019 with her Associates Degree in Science. She is continuing her career at DMACC to become a dental assistant and will graduate in the Summer of 2020. After that she will continue at DMACC and become a dental hygienist.​

Ashley is proud to be a DMACC Student and Employee, and she hopes others will love it as much as her. GO BEARS!


Hannah Larson

  

   Hannah Larson

   Campus Recreation Gym Supervisor

  


Hannah Larsen is a Campus Recreation Gym Supervisor for DMACC Ankeny Campus. ​She is certified in CPR, ​First Aid/AED, Bloodborne Pathogens, and Universal Precautions.

Hannah was a graduate of Des Moines Area Community College in Spring 2018 with her Associates Degree in Liberal Arts. She is continuing her career at the University of Northern Iowa pursuing a degree in Elementary and Middle Level Education and will graduate in the Spring of 2021. She also plans to obtain her authorization in coaching.

She is very involved on the DMACC Ankeny Campus. Hannah is a Residents' Assistant for the DMACC's STRIVE Academy where she oversees college students with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and teaches them life skills. Going along with that position, she is the President of the Best Buddies DMACC Chapter.

Hannah is proud to be a DMACC Alumni and Employee, and she hopes others will love it as much as her. GO BEARS!


Brayden Ludwig

  

   Brayden Ludwig

   Intramural Official

  


Brayden Ludwig graduated from Ankeny Centennial High School, and is currently attending DMACC and plans to graduate in 2020. His favorite sports are football and basketball. He plans to attend The University of Iowa State for a degree in Business Management. Along with this position at DMACC he works at Hy-vee. ​

Collin Shannon

  

   Collin Shannon

   Intramural​​​ Official​


Collin Shannon is part of the Campus Staff Recreation and Gym Supervisor. He has been working here since January of 2019. Collin went to Iowa Central Community College for 2 years and earned his AA and AS degrees. He is ​currently taking classes at Iowa State University majoring in Biology. Collin is certified in CPR, First Aid, and Bloodborne Pathogens.​


Cory Tigges

  

   Cory Tigges

   Intramural​​​ Official​


 

Cory Tigges grew up in a small town called Ringsted, IA. He went to North Union High School in Armstrong, IA. He graduated from DMACC in the fall of 2017 with an AAS degree in Architectural Technology. He works 2 jobs, ​the first is in Des Moines at Raker Rhodes Engineering as a structural architect, the second job is by far ​his favorite job with the Campus Recreation as an official. What he likes about this job is that he gets to meet great ​people, playing sports again just like the good old days from high school, and learning how to be an official. Someday he hopes to ref high school sports.​


Justin Wykoff

  

   Justin Wykoff

   Intramural​​​​ Official

  


​Justin Wykoff is a referee for DMACC Campus Recreation Intramurals. He currently is in DMACC's Wastewater Environmental Technology program and will graduate the spring of 2021. His favorite hobbies are playing basketball at Trail Point, hanging out with friends, spending time with his girlfriend and dog.