Beile began his career as the head cross country coach and assistant track coach, assuming head coaching duties in 1973 and head coach of the new women's program in 1979.
Fred shares his wish for future athletes (0:33)
20,694 sq. ft. expansion will provide a comprehensive recreation and athletic space to meet the needs of students and our community.
1962 - 1998
One of the most recognizable names in Doane College athletics is Robert "Bob" Erickson. First a star athlete and then a star basketball coach, Erickson is credited with rebuilding Doane's program.
Jonathan Papik speaks on behalf of his grandfather Bob Erickson (0:25)
A performance gym for volleyball and basketball competition will be named Bob Erickson Court.
Elvin "Al" Papik took over the football program at Doane in 1955. He also served as head track coach, athletic director and admissions director.Play mp3 Al speaks about his impression of the new facilities. (0:35)
Refurbishing of Simon Field and rededication as Al Papik Field.