Principia College

Quick Facts

Location: Elsah, IL 62028
Founded: 1931
President: Dr. Jolanda Westerhof
Enrollment: 461

Colors: Gold, Blue
Nickname: Panthers
Joined SLIAC: 1989 (Charter Member)

Women's SLIAC Sports: (7) - Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball
Men's SLIAC Sports: (6) - Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Tennis, Track & Field

Other Sports: Women - (1) - Swimming & Diving Men - (1) - Rugby, Swimming & Diving

Official Athletic Website
Institutional Website
Admissions Website

Contact Information

Athletics Address: 1 Maybeck Place, Elsah, IL 62028
Athletics Telephone: (618) 374-5024
Athletics Fax: (618) 374-5221


Director of Athletics: Ann Pierson
Senior Woman Administrator: Mary Ann Sprague
Sports Information Director: Heather Fairbanks
Athletic Trainer: Dave Motzer
Faculty Athletics Representative: Sara Wienecke


Name Title Phone Email
Jonathan Palmer President 618-374-5150
Brian Roberts Faculty Athletics Representative 618-374-5231
Lee Ellis Director of Athletics 618-374-5030
Mary Ann Sprague Assoc. AD/SWA 618-374-5038
Heather Fairbanks Sports Information Director 618-374-5456
Chuck Wilcoxen Compliance Officer 618-374-5032
Lee Ellis SAAC Advisor 618-374-5030
Alex Fergusson Baseball Coach 618-374-5680
Colie Bushong Women's Basketball Coach 618-374-5021
Mike Bushong Men's Basketball Coach 618-374-5026
Chuck Wilcoxen Cross Country Coach 618-374-5032
Jess Semnacher Women's Soccer Coach 618-374-5446
Vitalis Otieno Men's Soccer Coach 618-374-5025
Ken Leavoy Softball Coach 618-374-5036
Casey Reynolds Men's Tennis Coach 618-664-5033
Shannon Carney Women's Tennis Coach 618-664-5023
Chuck Wilcoxen Track & Field Coach 618-374-5032
Mary Ann Sprague Volleyball Coach 618-374-5038