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|DR. STAN KEEHLWETTER- Assistant Track & Field Coach (Jumps/Pole Vault)|
Stan Keehlwetter is in his sixth season as an assistant track and field
coach at Grove City College. Keehlwetter works with the Wolverine jumpers
and pole vaulters on both the men's and women's teams.
Prior to becoming an assistant coach for both programs, Keehlwetter spent five seasons as the head men's track and field coach at Grove City. He guided the Wolverines to four conference titles during that span.
Two Grove City athletes earned NCAA Division III All-America honors during his tenure as head coach-- throwers Rory Phillips (javelin, 2004) and Bob Perri (shot put, 2007).
The men's track and field team has set 10 total school records during Keehlwetter's time with the program, including pole vaulter Matt Kulinski, who cleared 15 feet, 1/4 inch in 2008.
Keehlwetter earned Presidents' Athletic Conference Coach of the Year honors three times between 2004 and 2008.
Keehlwetter joined Grove City College on a part-time basis as the Dean of Harbison Chapel in 1999 and became full-time in that role in 2004. As Dean of the Chapel, he works closely with student-led religious organizations on campus and also coordinates the College's Chapel program.
He is also assistant women's soccer coach at Grove City. In his 15 seasons in that role, Keehlwetter has helped the Wolverines win two conference titles and capture six postseason berths, including three trips to the NCAA Division III Championship Tournament. In the fall of 2012, the women's soccer program earned its first ever NCAA Tournament victory.
A graduate of Gordon College, where he started three seasons for the men's soccer team, Keelwetter also owns master's degrees from Duquesne and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.
He earned his doctorate from Fuller Theological Seminary and lives in Wexford with his wife, Lois. They have three adult children.