Academics Staff Contact Information
OUR STAFF: (All phone #'s area code 307)
Phil Wille is currently the Associate Athletic Director for Internal Operations, a position he has held since January 2013. In this role, Wille oversees the Office of Academic Support and the Compliance Office. This is Wille's second stint at Wyoming after spending two years at the Ohio State University as the Associate Director for Compliance. In his previous role at Wyoming, Wille served in various sport administration positions at the University of Wyoming, culminating in his promotion to Associate Athletic Director for Compliance and Academic Services in 2009. A native of Hilliard, Ohio, Wille was a four time letter winner in the sport of Men's Basketball at Valparaiso University. While at Valparaiso, Wille earned both his bachelor's (2002) and juris doctorate (2005) degrees and served as a compliance intern.Wille and his wife Katie have one daughter, Penelope.
Al Reiser joined Wyoming in Fall 2014. Before he came to UW, Al worked as the assistant director of academic services for the University of Utah. At Utah, he oversaw academics for football, men's basketball and skiing. Prior to Utah, Al worked at Indiana University as an academic specialist with the football team. He has two masters degrees from Indiana: Higher Education Administration and Athletic Administration. He earned his BA from Lawrence University in English with a minor in Theatre. Though he did not compete in an NCAA sport, Al spent ten years playing and coaching ultimate frisbee. During his career he played at the collegiate and club levels, and he coached both high school and college teams. In his free time, Al likes to read, watch movies and generally criticize pop culture.
Steven Cox joined the UW Office of Academic Support in April of 2012. Prior to coming to Wyoming, Cox served as a learning specialist in the FedEx Student-Athlete Academic Support Center in the University of Mississippi Athletic Department. Prior to that role, Steven served as Intern for Student-Athlete Development working with the Champs/Lifeskills program through the NCAA with the Ole Miss Athletic Department. In this position, Steven worked with every sport mainly with career and personal development, and community outreach, and also served as the co-advisor to the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee. Before that, Steven worked as a tutor, mentor, practicum student, and graduate assistant in the Ole Miss Athletic Department. He graduated from the University of Mississippi with his B.A. and M.A.
Ryan McGinn joined the Office of Academic Support in January of 2012. After working as a graduate assistant for a year he became an academic coordinator for the football team in 2013. McGinn received an undergraduate degree from Southern Virginia University in History with a minor in Business Management and Leadership in 2011. While at Southern Virginia McGinn competed in football as a receiver, was a member of the Phi Alpha Theta History Honors Society and the Chi Epsilon Omega Business Honors Society, and was an Academic All-American. He is on track to earn his Master of Arts degree in Educational Administration in the spring of 2015 . McGinn and his wife Brynn have one daughter, Raegan.