964.0601 ext. 526
Mr. Backous came to Faith as the head soccer coach in 2008 after an solid background in coaching. At Faith he has built an outstanding record as a coach and a mentor of men. Since coming to Faith, Coach Backous has expanded his role to serve as the strength and conditioning coach and the track coach. In addition, he teaches the Physical Education courses that prepare students for a coaching authorization. Gary and his family are active members of Nevada Baptist Church in Nevada, Iowa.
• B.A., Buena Vista University
• M.S., University of Cincinnati
• USSF/ISA license
• State of Iowa Board of Education Examiners coaching authorization
• Academic assistant for men's soccer coach, Buena Vista University,
• Student assistant track coach, Buena Vista University; Storm Lake, Iowa
• Head boys' soccer coach, Colo-Nesco High School, Colo, Iowa
• Assistant football coach, Colo-Nesco High School, Colo, Iowa
• Men's soccer coach, Faith Baptist Bible College
• Track and strength and conditioning coach, Faith Baptist Bible College
• Adjunct faculty, Faith Baptist Bible College
Foundations of Coaching
Care & Prevention of Athletic Injuries
Contact Mr. Backous for more information about the soccer program and Physical Education courses at Faith.
Commencement Weekend Recap
Read about all the commencement weekend events and the alumnus of the year awards.
Jump StartJune 15–19
High schoolers can get a jump start on their college education by taking a class at Faith.
Faith Reception at the GARBC ConferenceJuly 2
Meet President Tillotson at this year's Faith Reception at the GARBC Conference in Omaha.
Faith Hosts BCP and CBM Conferences
Faith will host the BCP and CBM Conferences in July.