Gary Backous

Gary Backous, M.S.
Physical Education

964.0601 ext. 526

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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.

Education
• B.A., Buena Vista University
• M.S., University of Cincinnati
• USSF/ISA license
• State of Iowa Board of Education Examiners coaching authorization

Experience
• 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

Present Position
• Men's soccer coach, Faith Baptist Bible College
• Track and strength and conditioning coach, Faith Baptist Bible College
 • Adjunct faculty, Faith Baptist Bible College

Classes
Foundations of Coaching
Kinesiology
Care & Prevention of Athletic Injuries

Contact Mr. Backous for more information about the soccer program and Physical Education courses at Faith.

Events

Handbell Concert

October 24

Join us for an enjoyable concert featuring the solo handbell artistry of Christine Anderson.

Fall Bible Conference

November 3-7

Faith Board members and other personnel explore the theme For Our Admonition—Lessons from the Old Testament.

Impact Youth Conference

November 8–Owatonna, Minnesota

Bring your teens to a full day of activities and spiritual challenge.