Angie Lansing - Interim Director of Athletics
  Angie Lansing is in her 10th season on staff for the Indiana State University Athletics Department, and is currently the Interim Director of Athletics and Senior Woman Administrator.

  A native of Batesville, Ind., Lansing (formerly Menser) was a standout track and field and cross country athlete at Indiana State from 1995-98. She was inducted in to the Indiana State Hall of Fame in October 2014 as part of the 23rd inductee class. 

  Currently, Lansing serves as the administrator for a variety of Sycamore sports including women’s basketball, women’s soccer, softball, women’s golf, volleyball and women’s swimming and diving as well as strength and conditioning. She also serves as the Missouri Valley Conference SAAC liaison as part of the conference relations committee.

    Lansing serves on the local planning committee for the NCAA Cross Country Championships held by Indiana State. In 2014, Lansing was named to the NCAA Division I Track and Field Committee which will run through 2018. She is currently serving a one year appointment as the chair of the committee during the 2015-16 academic year.


John Sherman - Senior Assistant Athletics Director

   John Sherman is set to begin his 10th season as the Senior Assistant Athletics Director at Indiana State overseeing the media relations and marketing efforts for the department.

   Under his leadership, the marketing and promotional efforts both in and out of game have improved to new levels. Sherman has also been able to successfully market the Universities 14 intercollegiate sports on a national level through the ESPN3 and digital media platforms.

   Sherman graduated from Indiana State University in 1988 with a Bachelors of Science in Journalism and earned the Indiana State Sportscaster of the Year award in 1987 and 1988. Prior to Indiana State, Sherman was a graduate of Putnam High School in Putnam, Conn. in 1984 where he was a two sport athlete in both Basketball and Baseball.

  Sherman and is married to former Sycamore thrower and Hall of Famer Christy Barrett, and has a son, Jack (14). 
Joel McMullen - Assistant Athletics Director, Compliance

Joel McMullen joined the Indiana State University athletics department staff as the Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance in August 2007.  In this position, McMullen is responsible for all facets of NCAA, Missouri Valley Conference and institutional compliance on ISU’s campus.  He also has sport supervision responsibilities over several sports and supervises a compliance staff, graduate assistants and interns.

Prior to his arrival at Indiana State, McMullen served as the compliance officer and was the head men’s and women’s cross country coach at Division II Eastern New Mexico University from 2004-2007.  He also hosted the weekly television coaches’ show and performed various other functions.

From 2003-04, McMullen worked in the Oklahoma State University compliance office assisting with various aspects of the intercollegiate program.

McMullen obtained his associate’s degree from Barton County Community College, his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Kansas and his Juris Doctorate from Washburn University.  During his high school and college years, he was a cross country and track student-athlete.

He and his wife, Ina, married in 1984 and have two grown sons, Austen and Ian.

Joe Sanders - Faculty Representative

   Along with teaching as an Accounting Professor in the Scott College of Business at Indiana State, Dr. Joe Sanders also serves as the department's Faculty Representative. Sanders has been on staff with the university for 22 years.

   A native of Charleston, Ill., Sanders graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Eastern Illinois University in 1981. In 1985, Sanders earned his MRA degree, also from nearby Eastern Illinois University. In 1992, Sanders earned his Ph.D from the University of Kentucky and holds a CPA certification.

   Sanders has a wife, Sandy, and three children Jenny (23), Nate (22) and Mallory (18). Sanders also enjoys running and playing raquetball, tennis and pickleball in is spare time.