Dordt College News

Van Dyke Claims GPAC Coaching Honors

November 13, 2013

(Wednesday, November 13; Sioux Center, Iowa)  Dordt College cross country coach Greg Van Dyke was named the 2013 Hauff Mid-America Sports/GPAC Women’s Cross Country Coach of the Year following the Great Plains Athletic Conference Championship Meet on Saturday, November 9.

Van Dyke also was named the men’s coach of the year in 2011and the women’s coach of the year in 2012.  He’s been the head coach of both the men’s and women’s teams at Dordt College since 2006 after serving as an assistant in 2005.
Van Dyke guided the Defender men to an NAIA National Meet berth in two years ago and has coached the Defender women to a pair of berths at the meet the last two seasons.

Van Dyke coached an NAIA all-American in 2007, 2008 and 2010. He also serves as an assistant coach in track and field and graduated from Dordt College in 2002.  He ran both cross country and track while a student and is a Dordt College admissions counselor.

The 2013 Dordt women’s cross country team claimed the GPAC title and earned a berth at the NAIA National Championship Meet to be held on November 23 in Lawrence, Kansas.

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