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Coach Profiles

Head Coach
11th Season     Record: 235-160

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The Forchtner File:

   May 11, 1978

   Roswell, NM

High School:
   Goddard, 1996

   Seward County C.C., 2000
   LCU, 2002, BS

   husband, Joe
   daughter, Macy

   son, Jay

Coaching History
   2006 to Present: Head Coach, New Mexico Military Institute
   2006: Head Coach, Roswell Juniors
   2003-06: Assistant Coach, New Mexico Military Institute

Coaching Accomplishments

  • During Coach Forchtner's eleven-year term at NMMI she has coached 1 second team NJCAA All-American selection, 26 All-Region V selections, 6 All-Region V Honorable Mention selections, 30 WJCAC All-Conference selections and 7 WJCAC All-Conference Honorable Mention selections.
  • Part of the coaching staff that led NMMI to the regional tournament 11 times in the program's 13-year history

Playing Accomplishments
    2001 - NAIA National Tournament (Lubbock Christian)

    2000 - NAIA National Setter of the Week
    2000 - NAIA Honorable Mention All-American (Lubbock Christian)
    1999 - All-Region performer (Seward County)
    1999 - Member of the Jayhawk Conference championship team and placed 5th in the NJCAA National Tournament


Phone: 575-624-8270

Assistant Coach
1st Season
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Phone: 575-624-8643