Defiance College

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Year Founded:
1850
Religious Affiliation:
Protestant
College Type:
Private , Suburban
Enrollment:
525 (full time undergrad)
Tuition In State:
$32,190
Tuition Out of State:
$32,190
Division:
NCAA III
Conference:
Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (Division III)
Thanks for visiting the Defiance College Football scholarship and program information page. Here you'll get specifics on the college and information on their Football program like who to get hold of about recruitment, names of ... Read More

Thanks for visiting the Defiance College Football scholarship and program information page. Here you'll get specifics on the college and information on their Football program like who to get hold of about recruitment, names of past alumni, what scholarship opportunities can be had and ways to begin the recruiting process.
Defiance College Football Program Recruiting and Coaching Staff
If you are hoping to get recruited it is critical to understand who to get in front of - and NCSA provides the details you'll need. The Defensive Line of the Defiance College Football program is Jeremy Taylor. Additional major personnel include:


  • Assistant Football Coach Tyler Bolen

  • Offensive Coordinator/Recruiting Coordinator/Running Backs Coach Tate Borlik

  • Defensive Line Coach/Director of Operations Timothy Hornick

  • Defensive Backs Coach Jovon Johnson

  • Head Coach Manny Matsakis

  • Defensive Line Coach Bryan Mestre

  • Offensive Line Chris Shank

  • Defensive Coordinator / Linebackers Coach Michael Starkey

  • AC (LB) Matt Wehrhahn

  • Associate Head Coach/Special Teams/Recruiting Coordinator Earnest Wilson

  • Wide Receivers Coach Tristan Yeomans



For anybody who is considering becoming a part of the Defiance College Football program these are the individuals you'll want to speak to. You'll be able to choose to contact them by way of email utilizing the link above or call the college to get additional information about the college and Football program prior to determining if it's a suitable fit for you personally.
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Athletics Information
Conference:
Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (Division III)
Division:
NCAA III
Athletic Director:
Jenni Morrison
Football Coaching Staff
  • Tyler Bolen Assistant Football Coach
  • Tate Borlik Offensive Coordinator/Recruiting Coordinator/Running Backs Coach
  • Timothy Hornick Defensive Line Coach/Director of Operations
  • Jovon Johnson Defensive Backs Coach
  • Manny Matsakis Head Coach
  • Bryan Mestre Defensive Line Coach
  • Chris Shank Offensive Line
  • Michael Starkey Defensive Coordinator / Linebackers Coach
  • Jeremy Taylor Defensive Line
  • Matt Wehrhahn AC (LB)
  • Earnest Wilson Associate Head Coach/Special Teams/Recruiting Coordinator
  • Tristan Yeomans Wide Receivers Coach
Sports Offered
  • Baseball
  • Esports
  • Football
  • Men's Basketball
  • Men's Golf
  • Men's Soccer
  • Men's Tennis
  • Men's Track
  • Softball
  • Women's Basketball
  • Women's Golf
  • Women's Soccer
  • Women's Tennis
  • Women's Track
  • Women's Volleyball
  • Wrestling
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Admissions Contact Info
Admissions Toll Free Phone:
(800) 520-4632
Admissions Phone:
(419) 784-4010
Admissions Email:
admissions@defiance.edu
Academic Requirements
Academic Selectivity:
Least Selective
Religious Requirements:
No
Specific Religious Requirements:
N/A
Application Information
Application Deadline:
No
Application Deadline Date:
January 1
Application Final Date:
August 15
Application Priority Date:
 
Notification Date:
 
Rolling Admissions:
Yes
Early Action:
Yes
Early Action Closing Date:
 
Early Decision:
No
Early Decision Deadline:
 
Common Application:
Yes
Student Body Averages
ACT
Average Freshman GPA:
2.8
Average ACT Composite:
22
Average ACT English:
21
Average ACT Math:
22
Average ACT Writing:
19
ACT 25th Percentile:
18%
ACT 75th Percentile:
22%
SAT
Average SAT 1 Combined:
0
Average SAT 1 Math:
501
Average SAT 1 Verbal:
487
SAT 25th Percentile:
700%
SAT 75th Percentile:
960%
SAT 2 Requirements:
 
Majors
    Most Popular Majors:
  • Criminal Justice, Education, Business Administration
    Pre-Professional Programs:
  • Pre-Law, Pre-Medicine, Pre-Pharmacy, Pre-Dentistry, Pre-Theology, Pre-Optometry
    Other Pre-Professional Programs:
    Combined 3-2 Programs:
  •  
    Majors Offered:
  • Accounting,
  • Athletic Training, EMT Paramedic and Treatment Professions,
  • Biology,
  • Business,
  • Business, Sports and Entertainment Management/Marketing, Other,
  • Communication and Media Studies,
  • Criminal Justice, Forensics and Corrections,
  • Education/Teaching,
  • History,
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences,
  • Multicultural Education,
  • Natural Resources Conservation and Research,
  • Natural Resources Management,
  • Natural Resources and Conservation,
  • Nursing,
  • Protective Services, Other,
  • Psychology,
  • Public Administration,
  • Social Sciences,
  • Social Work,
  • Special Education,
Location
City/Town Situated In:
Defiance, OH
Population:
18000
Major City Closest To School:
Fort Wayne, IN and Toledo, OH
Distance Of Major City:
50 Miles
Closest International Airport:
Toledo, OH
Distance To International Airport:
40 Miles
Closest Other Airport:
Detroit, MI
Distance To Other Airport:
100 Miles
Location Description:

150-acre campus in Defiance (population: 16,465), 50miles from Toledo. Served by bus; major airport serves Toledo; train serves Bryan (25 miles).

Demographics
Male:
57.14%
Female:
42.86%
African American:
9.06%
Asian American:
0.44%
Caucasian:
78.22%
Hispanic:
6.73%
International:
1.32%
Other:
1.32%
Student Faculty Ratio:
11:1
Out State Freshmen:
21%
Campus Size:
150 acres
Campus Life
Freshmen In School Housing:
80%
Students Live On Campus:
51%
Students Live Off Campus:
49%
Students Live On Campus During Weekends:
50%
Housing Types:
  • Coed dorms, Single-student apartments
Fraternities & Sororities
Fraternities & Sororities:
Y
Number Of Fraternities:
1
Number Of Sororities:
2
Join Fraternities:
0%
Join Sororities:
0%
ROTC
Air Force ROTC:
No
Navy ROTC:
No
Army ROTC:
No
Financial Aid
Financial Aid Toll Free Number:
800 520-4632
Financial Aid Phone:
 
Financial Aid Email:
 
Aid Notification Date:
 
Financial Aid Forms:
FAFSA
Tuition Instate:
$32,190
Tuition Out of State:
$32,190
Room & Board:
$5,500
Average Debt On Graduation:
$0
Scholarship Numbers
FTF = First Time Freshmen
FTU = Full Time Undergraduate
Average Non-Need Based Athletic Grant and Scholarship Amount:
FTF :$0
FTU : $0
Number of Students Who Received Non-Need Based Athletic Grants and Scholarships:
FTF :0
FTU : 0
Average Non-Need Based Scholarship or Grant Amount:
FTF :$10,364
FTU : $9,308
Average Need-Based Loan Amount:
FTF :$3,523
FTU : $4,544
Average Need-Based-Self-Help-Award Amount:
FTF :$5,130
FTU : $5,890
Average Need-Based Scholarship or Grant Amount:
FTF :$6,636
FTU : $6,007
Average Financial Aid Package:
FTF :$18,904
FTU : $0
Average Percentage Of Need Met (Based on EFC):
FTF :79%
FTU : 75%

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