Women's Sports


2018-19 GOCC Women's Basketball Team

Coach Balcom is looking for intelligent, hard-working athletes who are just as relentless on the court as they are in the classroom. Any women interested in competing for the Vikings should contact Coach Balcom via her Contact Form or at 269-294-4213.

Basketball News

Basketball News
Busy Week of Hoops

The Viking men’s and women’s basketball teams are gearing up for a busy week of college hoops. The women’s team tips off at Cornerstone University at 7:00pm for a tough match against the JV Eagles before they travel to face the Britons of Albion College Wednesday night and then against MCCAA Eastern conference foe Schoolcraft […]

Glen Oaks offers both men’s and women’s cross country. Fall of 2015 was a big year for the Viking cross country program. The program hosted its first ever “Call of the Viking” Invitational which included middle school, high school, and college runners from across the state of Michigan. The men’s team also boasted an All Region Honor runner in Trever Sprowls, who finished 7th at the Regional meet and later ran at Nationals.

Cross Country News


GOCC Softball Team

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Softball News

Softball News
Muller to Take Reigns of Softball Program

Glen Oaks is excited to announce that Grace Muller is taking over the softball program as the new head coach replacing Tom Muckel. Muckel left the position in early October. “We need to change the culture and the image of our softball program throughout our league. Tom did some great things for us and was […]


GOCC Volleyball Team

Vince Strefling is beginning his second year at Glen Oaks but he has been coaching for over 22 years. He has coached at several high schools during that time including Riley High School, Elkhart Central, Brandywine, Dowagiac, and Coloma. Coach Strefling also spent time on the college and club scene with Trine College, Krush Volleyball Club, and Midwest Juniors Volleyball to name a few.

During his coaching tenure he has earned 9 league, 6 district, and 4 regional titles. He also was a four-time ASICS National Championship Runner-Up, coached an AAU First Team All-American, Southwest Michigan player of the year, and numerous all conference, region, and state selections.

Strefling also played professional volleyball as a member of the European Open Theatre Volleyball league and the Midwest Professional Volleyball Association.

Vince currently works at Performance One Training Center in Niles, MI and holds multiple health and physical fitness certifications including CSAC (Certified Strength and Agility Coach). He resides in Buchanan, MI with his wife Sarah and two daughters, Franki and Emma; and son, Brett.

In Strefling’s first season he compiled a 4-18 record finishing in 7th place in the Western conference above Jackson College and Kellogg Community College. He also coached Calsey Gruzdov who earned All Freshman and 1st team conference honors.

Volleyball News

Vollyball News
Strefling to Lead Viking Volleyball, Hold Tryouts

Glen Oaks announces the hiring of new volleyball coach, Vince Strefling. Athletic Director Courtney Ivan had this to say about the hire. “I am elated to announce our newest addition to the Viking family, Vince Strefling. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the court as well as intensity. This is a great […]