Men's Football Coaches

Steve Baudendistel
Steve Baudendistel

Steve Baudendistel '01

Head Football Coach

(812) 866-6829

baudendistel@hanover.edu

Biography:

Steve Baudendistel '01 has been a member of the Panther coaching staff for ten seasons. This is his second season as the Panther's head coach. The Panthers finished second in the HCAC last season. He has spent two seasons coaching the linebackers and seven coaching the defensive backs. The Panther defense finished sixth nationally in interceptions per game in 2008 and 11th in 2011. Baudendistel also serves as the athletic department's strength and conditioning coordinator.

Prior to returning to his alma mater, he coached WR's at HCAC rival Anderson University for one season. Baudendistel and his wife, Rachael '02, live in Hanover with their son Logan.

Education:

B.A., Hanover College - 2001
M.S., Sports Administration, Ball State University - 2005
Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength & Conditioning Association - 2005

Publications:

"An examination of the stretching practices of Division I and Division III college football programs in the midwestern United States." The Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research (2009) Volume: 23, Issue
Benjamin Cullen
Benjamin Cullen

Benjamin Cullen

Football Offensive Coordinator

(812) 866-7375

cullen@hanover.edu

Biography:

Ben Cullen begins his second season with the Hanover College football program in 2013. He continues to work with the offensive line and coordinate the offense.

During the 2012 season, The Hanover offense was 2nd in the HCAC in points per game (36) total offense (412.4) passing yards per game (272.9).

Seven offensive players received All-HCAC honors. 1st team: Daniel Passafiume, Spencer Corrao. 2nd team: Colton Zeck, Dexter Britt, Ryan Hahn, Dwayne Eubanks. HM: Shawn Gibson.

Cullen came to the Panthers from Fort Lewis College (NCAA II) in Durango, Colo. During his two years at Fort Lewis, he served the football program as assistant head football coach, defensive coordinator, defensive line coach and academic coordinator.

Prior to joining the Fort Lewis staff, Cullen served for three years at Marian University (NAIA) in Indianapolis. During his tenure, he served as the co-defensive coordinator, defensive line coach and equipment coordinator. Cullen helped start the Marian program, which posted a winning record in two of its first three seasons. Three of Marian's defensive linemen earned all-conference recognition under his direction. He also coached a first-team NAIA All-America selection.

Prior to joining the Marian staff, Cullen served for eight years as an assistant coach at Anderson University (NCAA III). He worked as the team's defensive coordinator for six seasons. During those seasons, Cullen mentored the defensive line (2001-02), linebackers (2003-04) and defensive backs (2005-06). He also coached the offensive line (1999) and defensive line (2000) at Anderson.

Cullen worked alongside current Hanover College head coach Steve Baudendistel in 2002 while at Anderson University.

During his time at Anderson, Cullen helped more than 20 student-athletes earn All-HCAC accolades. Two of those student-athletes were named to the first team NCAA Division III All-North Region and one was chosen as a D3Football.com All-American. In 2001, Anderson won its last HCAC championship.

The Tell City, Ind., native earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Indianapolis (NCAA II) in 1998 after being a four-year starter for the Greyhounds.

Recruiting Area:

Indiana Counties
Adams
Bartholomew
Benton
Blackford
Brown
Carroll
Cass
Crawford
Daviess
Delaware
Dubois
Fountain
Gibson
Hancock
Harrison
Hendricks
Jay
Knox
Lawrence
Miami
Monroe
Morgan
Orange
Owen
Perry
Pike
Posey
Shelby
Spencer
Sullivan
Tippecanoe
Vanderburgh
Warren
Warrick
Wells

Indiana Schools
Beech Grove
Edinburgh
Indian Creek

Kentucky Counties
Breckinridge
Daviess
Hancock
Henderson

Education:

B.S. Physical Education, 1998, University of Indianapolis
Andy Dalton
  • Andy Dalton '13
  • Linebackers Coach/Strength Assistant and Residence Life Manager
  • (812) 866-7000
  • daltona@hanover.edu
Michael Dowell
Mike Foy
Bill Griffin
  • Bill Griffin
  • Assistant Football Coach
  • (812) 866-7000
Andre Nash
  • Andre Nash
  • Assistant Football Coach & Assistant Director of Residence Life
  • (812) 866-6807
  • nasha@hanover.edu
Wayne Racine

Assistant Coach

Pete Corrao

Hanover, 1976

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