Special Guests

We are honored to welcome our special guests to Denver for the Colorado Spartans Social. 



Coach Mark Staten

Mark Staten joined the MSU Football Coaching staff in 2006 and has been the Offensive Line Coach since 2011. He began his time at MSU as the tight ends/tackles coach and recruiting coordinator, bringing with him both professional playing experience and an extensive coaching career. Throughout his time at MSU, Staten has coached and mentored countless exceptional offensive players including Jack Allen, Jack Conklin and Connor Kruse.

Coach Staten is the keynote speaker for the Colorado Spartans Social.

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Jim Cotter

A graduate of Michigan State University, Cotter has been a member of the Office of Admissions staff since 1984. Starting as an admissions counselor, he has risen through the ranks serving as Acting Director from August 2006 thru August 2007. In September 2007 he was officially appointed to the position, Director of Admissions. Prior to 2006, Cotter served as Senior Associate Director of Admissions for seven years. Jim was a member of the Spartan baseball team and captain of the 1979 Big Ten Championship squad.

Jim Cotter is the Master of Ceremonies for the Colorado Spartans Social.