Cross Country

Long Tapped to Lead Cross Country

Faith Baptist Bible College Athletic Director Brian Fincham is pleased to announce the hiring of Ryan Long as the next coach for the Eagle's Cross Country Teams. Long will begin immediately and hopes to build on the success of last year's team, which included two All American performers.

Long is a  graduate of Buena Vista University, where he participated in Cross Country and Track and Field. He was an Academic All American in both Cross Country and Track and Field during is time there. Coach Ryan spent four years as the Cross Country and Track and Field coach at Northside Christian School in Columbus, OH before moving back to Iowa. 

Ryan resides in Ankeny with his wife Ellen and children Jared and Sadie. He is currently employed as an IT Architect at Nationwide Insurance.