Dr. Daniel Kuebler
Dr. Daniel Kuebler
Title: Assistant Coach (Middle Distance)

In 2002 Dr. Daniel Kuebler became the first head coach of Franciscan University's men's and women's cross country program. An assistant professor of biology, Dr. Kuebler has been with the University since 2001.

Dr. Kuebler has over 10 years of coaching experience, beginning in 1995 when he served as assistant coach before moving up to head coach of cross country and track at St. Mary's High School in Berkeley, California. In 2000, Dr. Kuebler moved to Hyattsville, Maryland, where he coached track at DeMatha High School before accepting his current position at Franciscan University.

Over the past three years, Dr. Kuebler has seen Franciscan's cross country program dramatically expand and become increasingly competitive. Dr. Kuebler received a bachelor's degree in English in 1993 and a master's in biology in 1995 from the Catholic University of America. He went on to receive his doctorate in molecular and cell biology in 1999 from the University of California at Berkeley.

Dr. Kuebler competed in cross country and track at the Catholic University of America. In 1994, he finished fifth in the nation in the 800 meters at the Division III indoor track and field championships, garnering NCAA All-American honors. He was also a GTE Academic All-American in both cross country and track and field during the 1993-1994 season.

Dr. Kuebler and his wife, Nellie, reside in nearby Wintersville, Ohio, with their three children, Joseph, Patrick, and Carolyn.

Read Dr. Keubler's article in the National Catholic Register: http://www.ncregister.com/site/article/gut-check-time-for-catholic-coaches/