Head Men's and Women's Track Coach and Assistant Sports Information Director
Brian Power joined the Hanover College athletic department staff in 2011 to lead the Panthers' men's and women's track & field programs.
Under Power, the women's track & field team has won two indoor track & field Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference championships. The team also claimed a third-straight Heartland Conference championship during the 2013 outdoor season. The conference named Power its 2012 and 2013 HCAC women's track & field coach of the year for both the indoor and outdoor seasons.
During the 2013-14 season, the Panthers set 10 school records led by then-junior Briahna Chambers' national qualifying mark of 5.67 meters (18'07.25"). Chambers was the first Hanover College field athlete to qualify for the NCAA DIII championship and the second Hanover athlete ever to do so. Five women earned All-HCAC honors, while eight earned Second Team All-HCAC honors. On the men's side, one student earned All-HCAC, while four earned Second Team All-HCAC honors.
In 2013, the Panthers swept the both the men's and women's freshman of the year honors for indoor and outdoor. Chambers set 10 new records and was the HCAC outdoor female track athlete of the year. This was the third consecutive season a Hanover student won that honor.
Led by Chambers, the Panthers broke 30 school records during the 2012-13 season. Under Power's tutelage, one of the men earned All-HCAC honors, while five were Second Team All-HCAC. Eight women earned All-HCAC honors and three more were named Second Team All-HCAC.
During the 2012 outdoor season, Power coached three All-HCAC athletes, one honorable mention HCAC athlete and the women's freshman track athlete of the year.
He comes to Hanover after serving as track & field and cross country coach at the International School of Indiana since 2007. His teams yielded 18 academic all-state athletes, three all-state cross country runners and a sectional champion.
He is a 2003 graduate of DePauw University. While at DePauw, Power was a four-year member of the track & field and cross country squads. He earned the cross country team's Coaches Award in 2002.
Power also has completed course work for a master's degree in English literature at Eastern Illinois University.
Coach Power serves as the USTFCCCA Great Lakes women's cross country representative.
He is a USTFCCCA Certified Track & Field Coach.