Aug 25, 2019  
ARCHIVED 2015-16 SA&S Crete Campus Catalog 
    
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Athletics


Doane College conducts parallel intercollegiate athletic programs-one for men and one for women.

Athletic Director: Jill McCartney

Men's Teams and Head Coaches Women Teams and Head Coaches
Baseball Jeremy Jorgensen Basketball Tracee Fairbanks
Basketball Jim Weeks Cheer & Dance Jamie Ourecky-Sand
Cross Country Brad Jenny Cross Country Brad Jenny
Football Matt Franzen Golf Jeannine Foster
Golf Myron Parsley Soccer Jeff Voigt
Tennis Pete Fiumefreddo Softball Renae Littrell
Track & Field Ed Fye Tennis Pete Fiumefreddo
Soccer Jeff Voigt Volleyball Gwen Egbert
Track & Field Ed Fye    

Doane College holds membership in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC). Rules for the NAIA form the basic structure for eligibility to participate in intercollegiate sports. GPAC members include:

Briar Cliff University Northwestern College
Concordia University Concordia University
Doane College Dordt College
Hastings College Midland University
Morningside College Mount Marty College
Nebraska Wesleyan University  

Recreation Facilities and Equipment

Fuhrer Field House contains facilities for basketball, volleyball, track, tennis, weight lifting, badminton, etc. The facility is used primarily for varsity athletes. Any open recreation time is dictated by the Physical Education Department and the Athletic Department. These times will be posted. As for outdoors-Doane has extensive nature and cross country trails, a softball field near Frees Grove, an outdoor track around Al Papik Field, sand volleyball pits near Frees Hall, and a soccer field called "The Den." Facilities can be used when they are not being used for varsity athletics. The football field has a field turf surface.

The 63,535 sq. ft. George and Sally Haddix Recreation and Athletic Center includes: a performance gymnasium for volleyball and basketball competition that seats 1,200; a start-of-the-art fitness center for students, faculty and staff, and community; a Richard and Wanda Gibson Hall of Fame Room overlooking the competition floor; and additional classrooms and office space for faculty and coaches.

Click here for more detailed information about Doane's athletic facilities.

Located in Perry Campus Center are other types of recreation, such as a television and a game area with a pool table and a ping-pong table.

All of these services and resources are for use by students, faculty and staff of Doane College. Groups wishing to utilize these facilities must gain approval and schedule the location prior to usage. In athletic facilities, students may not invite off-campus guests to utilize the facilities.