Phone: (920) 465-2950
Administrative Oversight: Assistant AD of Compliance and Student Welfare, Academics, Compliance, Student Services, Men's and Women's Cross Country Head Coach
Mike Kline is in his 28th year as the head coach of Green Bay men's and women's cross country teams. Kline landed the Green Bay coaching position while still a cross country student-athlete in 1987. The Luxemburg, Wis., native also served as the girls distance and triple jump coach at Green Bay Southwest High School from 1988-93.
In 1999, Kline was named academic coordinator for the Green Bay athletics program. In this role, Kline is also responsible for conducting grade checks and supervising study tables. Under his direction, student-athlete grades have consistently been on the rise. In the spring of 2003, Green Bay student-athletes posted an athletics department-best 3.25 grade point average. Kline's 2006 men's and women's teams were both honored by their respective coaches associations for their efforts in the classroom, as both teams posted cumulative GPAs over 3.30.
In 2011, Kline was awarded the Luxemburg-Casco High School Alumni Award established to honor alumni who have distinguished themselves during and after their high school careers.
Kline graduated from UW-Green Bay in 1987 with degrees in psychology and philosophy. In his spare time, Kline enjoys spending time with his children, Zac and Lexie, running and gardening.
Mike Kline also received special recognition on commencement day of the 2013-14 year, as Chancellor Thomas K. Harden selected him to receive UW-Green Bay’s highest community honor – the Chancellor’s Award. Kline is the first active employee in school history to have received this award.
At the beginning of the 2014-15 academic year, Mike Kline was named the assistant AD for compliance and student welfare.