Title: Head Men's and Women's Cross Country and Track and Field Coach
Date of Hire: 1996
Degrees: B.A., Wartburg College, 1989; M.A. University of Northern Iowa, 1998
Other Contact Information: (765) 658-4945 (office)
Kori Stoffregen came to DePauw in 1996 as head men's and women's cross country and track and field coach.
In 17 years at the helm, Stoffregen's teams have captured 27 cross country and track conference championships and he has earned conference coach of the year honors 26 times.
Nationally, Stoffregen has coached DePauw student-athletes to 32 all-America awards including a national champion, Colin Smith, in the discus at the 1998 NCAA Division III Outdoor Championships.
Other top individual finishes include Courtney Lauer's third-place showing in the pentathlon at the 2011 Outdoor Championships; Lauren Reich's fourth-place finish at the 2009 NCAA Women's Cross Country Championships and Noah Droddy's seventh-place at the 2011 Men's Cross Country Championships and eighth in 2012.
Stoffregen's cross country teams have qualified for the NCAA Championships on nine different occasions. The 2007 women's team finished seventh at the national meet. The 2004 men's and women's teams were ranked eighth and 10th, respectively, in the national coaches' poll.
An instructor in the university's Kinesiology department, Stoffregen has taught several courses including Swimming, Archery, Mini-Marathon, Coaching Techniques II, Scientific Principles of Conditioning and Methods of Teaching Rhythmic and Physical Activities.
Stoffregen is also the meet director for the DePauw indoor track and field series. Annually over 3,000 youth, high school, and collegiate athletes compete at the James A. Hollensteiner Indoor Track. In March 2010, for the second time in eight years, DePauw hosted the NCAA Division III Men's and Women's Indoor Track and Field Championships.
A member of the United States Track and Field/Cross Country Coaches Association, Stoffregen has served on the executive committee as the Great Lakes Regional Representative for men’s cross country.
Stoffregen earned a bachelor of science degree from Wartburg College in 1989 and a master of arts from the University of Northern Iowa in 1998. While a student at Wartburg, Stoffregen earned NCAA Division III Cross Country All-America honors and was named the outstanding senior in physical education. In 2007 he was named Wartburg's Alumni Coach of the Year and in 2008 was inducted into the Wartburg Athletic Hall of Fame.
Stoffregen and his wife, Stacie, are the parents of daughters Alex and Seelye.
Conference Coach of the Year Honors
Indiana Collegiate Athletic Conference
Women's Cross Country: 1997
Women's Track and Field: 1998
Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference
Men's Cross Country: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
Women's Cross Country: 2000, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
Men's Track and Field: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006
Women's Track and Field: 2000, 2001, 2005