Brian Diemer Named Gt Lakes Regional Men’s Track and Field Assistant Coach of the Year
Friday, May 18, 2012
Brian Diemer has been named the Division III Great Lakes Region Mens’ Assistant Track and Field Coach of the Year by the United States Track and Field Cross Country Coaches Association. A distance coach for the Knights, Diemer has nine of his men’s distance runners with top-25 marks this spring. At the MIAA Championships, his athletes won the 5,000 meters, 10,000 meters and Steeplechase and finished runner-up in the 1500, 5000 and 10,000 to score 88 of the teamís 170 points. Calvin currently sits 13th in the national team rankings. Diemer also serves as the head coach of the Calvin menís and womenís cross country teams. He shares the distance coaching duties with Al Hoekstra in menís and womenís track and field. In 2010, Hoekstra was named the Womenís Great Lakes Region Assistant Track and Field Coach of the Year.