Caleb Drake

ASSISTANT COACH

caleb.drake@dordt.edu

COACHING BACKGROUND

Caleb Drake joined Dordt University’s coaching staff as an assistant for both the men’s and women’s teams in the fall of 2017.

Since his time joining the staff, he has aided in coaching two women’s teams to GPAC titles in 2017 and 2018, and in 2019 to a runner-up finish. All the teams qualified for the NAIA National Championship finishing 11th, 16th and 23rd, respectively. He also aided in coaching two NAIA All-Americans in cross country, Audrey Brooks in 2017, and Annechiena Knevelbaard in 2018.

Drake has aided the Defender men’s teams to a third-place finish in 2017 and claimed back-to-back GPAC titles in 2018 and 2019. Both the 2018 and 2019 teams qualified for the NAIA National Championships finishing 10th and 16th, respectively. He aided in coaching Eric Steiger to an individual GPAC title in 2018.

Coach Drake is an assistant for the Defender Track program where he is responsible for the development of distance and middle-distance runners.

ATHLETIC BACKGROUND

10-time NAIA All-American

3 times in cross country

7 times in track events

2015 CCAC Outdoor Track Conference Champion 1500m

2018 GPAC Indoor Track Conference Champion 3000m & 5000m

2018 GPAC Outdoor Track Conference Champion 5000m

2018 NAIA Men’s Midwest Regional Athlete of the Year Outdoor Track & Field

EDUCATION

B.A. in Business Administration – Dordt University (formerly known as Dordt College)

M. Ed. in Sports Leadership from Dordt University