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Greg Carbin
Director of Sports Performance

Phone: 816-271-4481

The 2016-17 academic year will be Greg Carbin's third as director of sports performance at Missouri Western. Carbin was previously a graduate assistant in strength and conditioning at MWSU. He develops the student ahtletes' workouts, and also conducts the workouts during the school year and has built the Griffon Strength and Conditioning program from the ground up.

Greg returned to MWSU after working at North Kansas City High School as a football and track coach.

At MWSU he was a four-year letter winner for the Griffon football team and helped guide the Griffons to their first ever NCAA Playoff appearance in 2006.

During his senior season, he was named second team All-MIAA, while starting all 12 games and collecting 29 tackles, with 21 being solo. Carbin had one tackles for a loss, one interception, 7 pass break-ups, 8 passes defended and one blocked kick. He also returned 11 kickoffs for 177 yards (16.1 ypr).

In 2005, Carbin played in 12 games, starting most of them at the left cornerback position. He recorded 31 tackles, 25 of them solo, with 2 interceptions. Carbin recorded a season-high, seven tackles in the MWSU win over Concordia in the 2005 Mineral Water Bowl. Carbin also had six tackles vs. St. Cloud State and four tackles vs. Chadron State. Carbin scored a lone TD on a 66-yard fumble recovery and run vs. Central Oklahoma. One of the most dangerous return men in the MIAA, Carbin returned seven kickoffs for 206 yards and a long of 59-yards vs. Northwest Missouri State. For his efforts his junior season he was named First Team All-MIAA.

For his career, Carbin had 88 solo tackles and 128 total tackles over his four seasons. Carbin recorded five interceptions and has 35 kickoff returns for 794 yards and a 22.6 yards per return average.

Carbin came to MWSU from Jefferson City High School in Jefferson City, Missouri. He was a member of the MWSU Athletic Director’s Honor Roll and the MIAA Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll, as well as a member of the MWSU Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.

Carbin graduated with a bachelor's degree in graphic arts in the spring of 2007 at Missouri Western and earned his master's in sports and fitness management at MWSU in 2016. 

He is married to current Griffon volleyball coach Marian Carbin.  


Scott Groner
Assistant Facilities Director-Assistant Football Coach

Phone: 816-271-4488


Scott Groner begins his second year on the Griffon coaching staff after a decorated career as a punter for the Griffon football team. 

Originally a member of the Griffon baseball team, Groner was accidentally discovered by his predecessor Jay White. Having never played American football prior to 2011, Groner was transformed into a record breaking, All-American punter. The Australian holds Griffon records for career punt yards, average per punt in his career and the highest per punt average in a season, breaking that record in 2011. He was a three-time All-American selection and was twice named first team All-MIAA. 

As a member of the Griffon coaching staff, Groner works with specialists, a group that has recently performed at an extremely high level. The program has had seven punters and kickers named All-American and first team All-MIAA, with all but three of those coming in the last 10 years. The team has had a kicker or punter named All-MIAA every year since 2005. 
He will also serve as the team equipment manager, in addition to his duties as assistant director of facilities. Groner graduated from MWSU in the winter of 2014 with a bachelor’s in health and exercise science. He is originally from Tecoma, Victoria, Australia. 

Reid McDermott
Graduate Assistant


Reid McDermott enters his first season with Missouri Western strength and conditioning in 2017.

Prior to MWSU, McDermott worked as a football strength and conditioning intern for Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas and Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, where he assisted with all training sessions.

His work at ISU also included training all Olympic sports and specifically working with the Cyclone wrestling, track and field and swimming programs.

Reid has been an assistant speed and agility coach at Ames Soccer Club and a volunteer strength coach for Newton high school in Newton, Iowa.

McDermott graduated from Iowa State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology and Health. He also won a NJCAA National Championship in football at Iowa Western Community College in 2012. He will be pursuing a Master’s degree in Sport and Recreation Management at Missouri Western.


Pamela Campbell
Graduate Assistant


Pamela Campbell enters her first year as a Graduate Assistant for Strength and Conditioning.

Campbell played soccer for Eastern New Mexico University where she was a four year starter and co-captain.  She earned All-Conference honors in 2003 as well as All-Conference Academic honors that year.  In 2005, she was named second team Academic All-District by ESPN the magazine.

Before coming to Missouri Western, Campbell worked at the Albuquerque BioPark as a Permanent Keeper for Primate animals for four years.

Campbell earned her degree from Eastern New Mexico University in Biology and a Minor in Psychology.