Since being named the associate dean of kinesiology, recreation and athletics in May 2008, Ensing has overseen several facility improvements including a new track and field, as well as new fields for baseball, softball, soccer and football.
During her tenure, the Hancock baseball team has gone to the playoffs three-straight years, the men’s basketball team has won a conference title and the football team participated in three bowl games. Ensing also advocated for and implemented priority registration for Hancock student-athletes.
“The most valuable role administrators play at the community college level is help transfer our student-athletes to continue their education and athletic careers. I’m so proud that we’ve helped our student-athletes advance to four-year universities and play at the next level each year,” said Ensing.
Prior to Hancock, she was the women’s basketball coach and a physical education instructor at Barstow College from 1998 through 2008. She also served as the interim athletic director during her final year at Barstow College.
Ensing served as an assistant women’s basketball coach at NCAA Division I University of Utah from 1994 to 1997 and was a graduate assistant coach in the NCAA Division II women’s basketball program at St. Cloud State University in Minnesota from 1992 to 1994.
Ensing earned a Master of Science degree in athletic administration from St. Cloud State University and a Bachelor of Science degree from Southern California College (now Vanguard University) in Costa Mesa.