Daniel Goetz joined the Duke cross country and track & field coaching staff as a volunteer assistant coach in August, 2017.
A 2010 graduate of Bryan College in Dayton, Tenn., Goetz began his coaching career in 2010 as an assistant for the Lions’ Cross Country team. He helped the men’s squad post a seventh-place finish at the NAIA National Championships, the best in school history.
An all-state performer in cross country and track in his only season of participation as a senior at Chattanooga Christian School, Goetz was the first recruit by the Bryan program in 2005. He qualified four times for the NAIA Cross Country Championships and earned All-America acclaim in the mile in 2008 for a fourth-place finish on the oval.
He also was rewarded for his work in the classroom, picking up NAIA Academic All-America accolades in 2009 and 2010.