Wolf Named GPAC Cross Country Coach of the Year

Sioux Center, Iowa — Dordt College Cross Country coach Nate Wolf has been named the Great Plains Athletic Conference Women’s Cross Country Coach of the Year.

This is the third time Wolf has been named coach of the year by the GPAC and comes after his team won its fifth GPAC title in six years.  The Defender women claimed the title by a 25 point margin in the race run at Dordt’s campus.  Wolf was named the coach of the year after voting by the other GPAC coaches.

“Coach Wolf has once again demonstrated this season why he is a tremendous coach and leader.  Several runners were sidelined throughout the season with various ailments, but coach Wolf helped the team stay focused on peaking at the conference meet where the Defenders claimed yet another conference title,” said Dordt College Athletic Director Ross Douma. “In addition to their athletic development, coach Wolf helps his athletes grow in their walk with the Lord and achieve excellent in the classroom.  Coach Wolf embodies the Defender Way and we are grateful for his contributions to our athletic department.”

The GPAC race was the 5th team title the Defenders won in seven meets this season.

The Defender women will run at the NAIA National Championship Meet on Saturday, November 18 at Vancouver, Washington.

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