February 22, 2024

Van Valkenburg-Gernert named SID at DCCC

Courtesy of Iowa Lakes Community College

(Photo: Iowa Lakes Community College)

DODGE CITY, Kan. — Dodge City Community College Athletic Director Jake Ripple has announced the addition of Josh Van Valenburg-Gernert to the DCCC Athletic Department staff as the school’s new Sports Information Director.

Van Valenburg-Gernert comes to Dodge City from Iowa Lakes Community College in Estherville, Iowa where he served as the school’s Assistant Athletic Director.

He served as an assistant football coach at Laporte High School in Laporte, Minnesota from 2014-2016. He also served as the school’s Activities Director during the 2014-2015 school year. Van Valenburg-Gernert also served as a promotions intern for the St. Paul Saints in 2016.

Van Valenburg-Gernert is a native of Maple Grove, Minnesota and is a graduate of Bemidji State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Sports Management with a minor in business. He just recently completed his Masters Degree from Upper Iowa University.