Alex Kretzschmar is back for his third year as an assistant coach with the Mules and will lead the wide receivers in the 2017-18 academic year. He worked with the quarterbacks during the 2015 season.
Before coming to Colby, Kretzschmar was the wide receivers coach, worked with special teams, and was the head coach of the junior varsity team at St. Ambrose (Iowa) University.
While coaching at the Davenport, Iowa school, Kretzschmar earned his master's degree in organizational leadership. Kretzschmar was also an assistant coach in charge of the wide receivers at North Park University in 2012. His other coaching experience was in 2010 as a student coach at St. Norbert (Wis.) College, where he earned his bachelor's degree in business administration.
A three-year letter winner at St. Norbert, he played wide receiver on the football team. He earned a coaches award during his final season.
Kretzschmar's recruiting areas: Central Massachusetts, Great Plains, Florida, California (San Diego)