Football Offensive Coordinator
Ben Cullen begins his First season with the Hanover College football program in 2012. He joins the staff as Offensive Coordinator and Offensive Line Coach.
Cullen came to the Panthers from Fort Lewis College (NCAA II) in Durango, CO. 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 3 years at Marian University (NAIA) in Indianapolis. During his time at Marian, 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 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.
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B.S. Physical Education, 1998, University of Indianapolis