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# Ed Fye
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Head Coach
11th Season
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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 men’s side, Coach Fye has led the Tigers to nine Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) titles with 511 All-GPAC performances.  At the national meets, men have earned 162 All-American honors and 16 individual national championships.  Away from the track, Doane male athletes have earned 41 NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors.

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 Men’s Team Under Coach Fye’s Direction
2003 - 9 All-Americans, 1 National Title
2004 - 12 All-Americans
2005 - 9 All-Americans, 1 National Title
2006 - 21 All-Americans, 1 National Title

2007 - 31 All-Americans, 2 National Titles
2008 - 21 All-Americans, 3 National Titles

2009 - 14 All-Americans, 1 National Title
2010 - 11 All-Americans, 1 National Title

2011 - 15 All-Americans, 4 National Titles
2012 - 19 All-Americans, 2 National Titles

2013 Roster
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.Wt.HometownPrev. School
Kyle BartlettSR   Norfolk, Neb.Norfolk H.S.
Dillon BatesFR   Wilber, Neb.Wilber-Clatonia H.S.
Gary BatresJR   El Paso, TexasDel Valle H.S.
Adam BaxaSR   Hickman, Neb.Norris H.S.
Tyler BurksSO   Omaha, Neb.Roncalli Catholic H.S.
Chris BusbyJR   Hemstead, Tex.Hempstead H.S.
Dillon CarmichaelJR   Loomis, Neb.Loomis H.S.
Zach ChristensenSR   Fremont, Neb.Fremont H.S.
John ClouseFR   Friend, Neb.Friend H.S.
Garrett EbbertsSO   Crete, Neb.Crete H.S.
Lance EnglishFR   Sumner, Neb.S-E-M H.S.
Warren EubanksFR   Scottsbluff, Neb.Scottsbluff H.S.
Eliezer FernandezSO   Norfolk, Neb.Norfolk H.S.
Zach GokieSO   Lincoln, Neb.Southwest H.S.
Brad HigginsSR   Norfolk, Neb.Norfolk H.S.
Levi HillmanFR   Bennet, Neb.Palmyra H.S.
Jarid HollidaySR   Minden, Neb.Minden H.S.
Joel HopeSO   Aurora, Neb.Aurora H.S.
Sam HoushJR   Lincoln, Neb.North Star H.S.
Brian HubbertSR   Elm Creek, Neb.Elm Creek H.S.
Isaac HunkeSO   Crete, Neb.Crete H.S.
Kendrick HunterFR   Dallas, TexasGateway Charter Academy
Josh IdeusFR   Lawrence, Kan.Lawrence Free State H.S.
Sean JohnsonJR   Norfolk, Neb.Norfolk H.S.
Rob KeeneySR   Callaway, Neb.Callaway H.S.
Nathan KleinFR   Papillion, Neb.Papillion-LaVista South H.S.
Jake KmentSO   Hooper, Neb.Logan View H.S.
Garrett KowalskiFR   Wilber, Neb.Tri County H.S.
Vince KrejciSR   Crete, Neb.Crete H.S.
Jake KruegerSO   Blair, Neb.Blair H.S.
Tyler KuhfahlSO   Wahoo, Neb.Bishop Neumann H.S.
Colin LauenrothFR   Crete, Neb.Crete H.S.
Zack LindsleySR   Columbus, Neb.Columbus H.S.
Mitch MagriniSR   Colorado Springs, Colo.Cheyenne Mountain H.S.
Chris MauerFR   York, Neb.York H.S.
Kent McCrimmonSR   Broomfield, Colo.Broomfield H.S.
John MeyerFR   Shelton, Neb.Shelton H.S.
Frank MignonSO   Princeton, Neb.Norris H.S.
Ryan MillerFR   Parker, Colo.Legend H.S.
Masen NeedlesJR   Wilber, Neb.Wilber-Clatonia H.S.
Mauro ParnellSR   Omaha, Neb.Omaha North H.S.
Jory PflastererSR   Grand Island, Neb.Grand Island Northwest H.S.
Jordan PieperSR   Norfolk, Neb.Norfolk Catholic H.S.
Alex ReynoldsSR   Lenexa, Kan.Shawnee Mission Northwest H.S.
Kyle RoyseFR   El Paso, TexasFranklin H.S.
Sean RyanFR   North Platte, Neb.North Platte St. Patrick's H.S.
Terrance "TJ" SchindlerFR   Blair, Neb.Blair H.S.
Jens SchollSR   Ruskin, Neb.Deshler H.S.
Brent ShermanSR   Auburn, Neb.Auburn H.S.
Andy SmithJR   McCook, Neb.McCook H.S.
Darin SmithSR   Custer, S.D.Custer H.S.
Andrew TatumFR   Lincoln, Neb.North Star H.S.
Tyler VaughnJR   Minden, Neb.Minden H.S.
Eric WeersFR   Bellevue, Neb.Papillion-LaVista South H.S.
Josh WhyrickFR   Eagle, Neb.Lincoln Southeast H.S.
Michael WiederspanJR   Prague, Neb.Prague H.S.
Nathan WilsonFR   Shelton, Neb.Shelton H.S.
Steven WilsonSO   Fremont, Neb.Fremont H.S.
Ben WolfeSR   Crutis, Neb.Medicine Valley H.S.
Teylor WolfeJR   Lincoln, Neb.Southwest H.S.
Kale WolkenFR   Tecumseh, Neb.Johnson-Brock H.S.
Zack WordekemperJR   North Platte, Neb.North Platte H.S.
Ed Fye - Head Coach - 11th season
David Dunnigan - Assistant Coach
Brad Jenny - Assistant Coach
David Ziola - Assistant Coach
Fred Beile - Assistant Coach
Ryan Dorshorst - Assistant Coach
Jennifer Jenny - Assistant Coach
Adam Landerfield - Assistant Coach
Christina Wood - Assistant Coach
Ken Marvin - Assistant Coach
Andy McCallister - Assistant Coach
Paulvince Obuon - Assistant Coach
Nick Thixton - Assistant Coach