Thursday, May 16, 2013

Welcome to Midland College

Jordan Dreiling (left) with MC Athletic Director Forrest Allen
By Forrest Allen
Midland College Athletic Director


Jordan Dreiling was introduced as the new head coach of the Midland College Chaparral men’s basketball program today, during a press conference in the Gibson Board Room located in the Pevehouse Administration Building.

Coach Dreiling is a native of Kansas City, KS and played college basketball at Highland Community College (KS) for two seasons. Following his time at HCC, he transferred to Southeastern Oklahoma State University in Durant (NCAA II) where he also played for two seasons.

At SEOSU, Dreiling was named to the Lone Star Conference first team all-academic team and was the SEOSU Male Academic Athlete of the Year in 2005. Dreiling received a Bachelor of Science in Health and Physical Education in 2005 and a Masters in Secondary Education in 2008, both from Southeast Oklahoma State University.

Jordan joined the coaching staff at SEOSU where he served as an assistant coach for five seasons. He helped guide the Savage Storm to a #4 national ranking, a 27-5 overall record and a Sweet 16 appearance in the NCAA Division II playoffs.

Coach Dreiling left SEOSU in 2010 to become an assistant coach at Central Arizona College. He became the head coach at CAC in 2011 and guided the Vaqueros to their best-ever record in 2013, finishing the season with a 30-5 overall record, including a 20-2 conference record. Coach Dreiling and the Vaqueros advanced to the Elite Eight at the 2013 NJCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Championships.

His current collegiate coaching record is 50-15 (.769). Dreiling was named ACCAC Coach of the Year, District 1 in 2012-13, after leading CAC to their first-ever conference and district championships.

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