Head Coach Ed Fye took the reigns of the Tiger track & field program during the 2002 summer. Previous to 2002, Fye was an assistant for 18 years. Fye graduated from Doane College in 1982, where he excelled in football and track. He was an All-American and has been inducted into the Doane Athletic Hall-of-Fame.
Since being named head coach, Fye has received several honors for both indoors and outdoors. He has been named Region and GPAC Coach-of-the-Year numerous times while Doane athletes have earned 308 All-American honors and 116 NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors. On 24 occasions, an individual or relay team has won an NAIA National Championship for events won at the national meet.
On just the women’s side, Coach Fye has led the Tigers to 17 indoor and outdoor GPAC Championships and 474 GPAC All-Conference honors. There has been 75 female student-athletes who have earned NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors and seven have been named Capital One Academic All-District. Meagan Bauer, Aprill Bodlak and Blair Dixon have been named Academic All-Americans.
Ed is seen most often with the high jump, pole vault, javelin, and multi-eventers. Fye has served as a NAIA national officer for track & field in recent years as well.
Doane Women’s Team Under Coach Fye’s Direction
2003 - 24 All-Americans, 2 National Titles
2004 - 23 All-Americans, 2 National Titles
2005 - 14 All-Americans
2006 - 19 All-Americans
2007 - 18 All-Americans, 2 National Titles
2008 - 12 All-Americans, 1 National Title
2009 - 8 All-Americans, 1 National Title
2010 - 6 All-Americans
2011 - 9 All-Americans
2012 - 13 All-Americans