NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Trevecca Nazarene University announces the hiring of Dean Cole as the new head coach of the Trojan men's and women's cross country teams which will begin competing in the fall of 2010.
"I am very excited that Dean Cole has accepted the head coach position for our inaugural men's and women's cross country teams," says TNU Athletic Director Brenda Patterson. "He has a firm commitment to the mission of TNU Athletics as well as to the university's mission. Dean's wealth of experience will bring great leadership as we begin to develop a very competitive cross country program."
Since 2005, Cole has been the head coach of the girls cross country and track & field teams at Franklin Road Academy. From 1999 to 2005 he was the head cross country coach and assistant track and field coach for both boys and girls at Midland Valley High School in Graniteville, S.C. He is a USA Track & Field (USATF) level-I certified track and field coach and was a three-year letterman in cross country at Fairmont East High School in Kettering, Ohio.