Fred Beile came to Doane College in 1961 and served as an assistant track coach for 12 years before becoming the head coach in 1973. During his time as the Tiger’s head coach, Beile’s women’s team won two team NAIA National Titles (2001, 2002). Overall, he coached 327 All-Americans, 60 individual National Champions, and 101 NAIA Scholar-Athletes during his tenure as head coach. Beile was named NAIA National Coach-of-the-Year six times and is a member of the NAIA & Doane Hall-of-Fame. He retired in 2002, but continues to assist the Tigers sprints, hurdles, and relay teams.