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William S. Schmitz, Athletic Director

Bill Schmitz (B.A., Belmont Abbey College) joined the faculty in 2003, and is the current Athletic Director and Head Volleyball Coach while teaching Physical Education. He has held many positions at Mercy, including the Head Varsity Volleyball Coach; Head Varsity Boys Basketball Coach; Head Football Coach; Asst. Boys Basketball Coach; the JV Basketball Coach; and the Head Varsity Boys Basketball Coach. His family includes his wife, Holly, and his children Olivia, Mary Katherine, Colin, and Brennan.

Julie Gagnier, Administrative Assistant to Athletic Director

Julie Gagnier (B.A., University of St. Thomas, St. Paul Minnesota) joined the staff in 2005, serving as the principal’s Administrative Assistant as well as supporting Human Resources and the Athletics Department. She also is an Assistant Cheerleading coach and mother of a Mercy alum, Class of 2011. In her spare time she is studying for her private pilot’s license.