Christopher Hmielewski '03



Christopher (Chris) is in his eighth year as the Director of Athletics at Southwest Minnesota State University.  A graduate of SMSU with a degree in English, he earned his master’s degree in education leadership from Minnesota State University in 2003.  Chris was the Associate Director of Enrollment at SMSU prior to being named to his current position. Chris had served in the SMSU Office of Admission since 1998, where he began his career as an admission counselor for two years before being promoted to Assistant Director of Enrollment in 2000.  He remained in that position until 2005 when he was named associate director of enrollment.  Chris and his wife Mary Jo, reside in Lynd, Minnesota, and have three children, Andrew, Ashtin and Matthew.


Foundation Board Committee: Public Relations, Recruitment, and Board Development

Funded Scholarships: Chris and Mary Jo Hmielewski Endowed Scholarship