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Chris Creighton

Chris Creighton
Sport(s) Football
Current position
Title Head coach
Team Drake
Conference Pioneer
Record 31–14
Biographical details
Born (1969-02-07) February 7, 1969 (age 45)
Playing career
1988–1990 Kenyon
Position(s) Quarterback
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Concordia (IL) (OC)
Manchester (IN) (OC)
Ottawa (KS)
Head coaching record
Overall 134–41
Bowls 1–0
Tournaments 0–2 (NAIA playoffs)
5–3 (NCAA D-III playoffs)
College Football Data Warehouse
Accomplishments and honors
2 KCAC (1997, 2000)
4 NCAC (2002, 2005–2007)
2 Pioneer Football (2012, 2011)
KCAC Coach of the Year (1997)
3x NCAC Coach of the Year (2002, 2005, 2007)

Christopher W. Creighton (born February 7, 1969) is an American football coach and former player. He is currently the head coach at Drake University, a position he has held since the 2008 season. Creighton served as the head coach at Ottawa University from 1997 to 2000 and at Wabash College from 2001 to 2007.

Coaching career


Creighton's first head coaching job was at Ottawa University in Ottawa, Kansas from 1997 to 2000. In those four seasons, his teams went 32–9 and won the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference championship in 1997 and 2000. He was the 26th head football coach for the Ottawa University Braves and ranked fourth in school history in total wins and first in winning percentage (.780).[1]


Creighton was the head football coach for Wabash College located in Crawfordsville, Indiana from 2001 to 2007. His career coaching record at Wabash was 63-15, ranking him third in school history in total wins and fifth in winning percentage (.808).[2]


On December 22, 2007, Creighton was named the head football coach at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.

Personal life

Creighton earned his bachelor's degree in 1991 at Kenyon College and received his master's degree from Concordia University Chicago in 1993.[3]

Head coaching record

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Ottawa Braves (Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference) (1997–2000)
1997 Ottawa 9–2 1st L NAIA First Round
1998 Ottawa 8–2
1999 Ottawa 6–3
2000 Ottawa 9–2 1st L NAIA First Round
Ottawa: 32–9
Wabash Little Giants (North Coast Athletic Conference) (2001–2007)
2001 Wabash 8–2 6–1 T–2nd
2002 Wabash 12–1 7–0 1st L NCAA Division III Quarterfinal
2003 Wabash 7–3 4–2 T–2nd
2004 Wabash 6–4 4–3 T–4th
2005 Wabash 11–1 7–0 1st L NCAA Division III Second Round
2006 Wabash 8–2 6–1 T–1st
2007 Wabash 11–2 7–0 1st L NCAA Division III Quarterfinal
Wabash: 63–15 41–7
Drake Bulldogs (Pioneer Football League) (2008–present)
2008 Drake 6–5 4–4 T–4th
2009 Drake 8–3 6–2 T–3rd
2010 Drake 8–4 6–2 3rd W Kilimanjaro
2011 Drake 9–2 7–1 T–1st
2012 Drake 8–3 7–1 T–1st
2013 Drake 3–3 2–1 T–3rd
Drake: 42–20 32–11
Total: 137–44
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title


External links

  • Drake profile
  • College Football Data Warehouse
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