|Born||February 7, 1969|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|1991–1992||Concordia (IL) (OC)|
|1993–1996||Manchester (IN) (OC)|
|Head coaching record|
|Tournaments||0–2 (NAIA playoffs)
5–3 (NCAA D-III playoffs)
|Accomplishments and honors|
|2 KCAC (1997, 2000)
4 NCAC (2002, 2005–2007)
2 PFL (2011–2012)
|KCAC Coach of the Year (1997)
3x NCAC Coach of the Year (2002, 2005, 2007)
Christopher William Creighton (born February 7, 1969) is an American football coach and former player. He is currently the head coach at Eastern Michigan University, a position he has held since the 2014 season. Creighton served as the head coach at Ottawa University from 1997 to 2000 and at Wabash College from 2001 to 2007 before moving to Drake University for the 2008 through 2013 seasons.
Concordia and Sweden
Following graduation, Creighton became offensive coordinator at Concordia University while working on his master's degree. In 1993, he received an opportunity to play quarterback for Sweden's Limhamn Griffins, where he also served as head coach as the Griffins won Sweden's championship.
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).
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).
Eastern Michigan University
Head coaching record
|Ottawa Braves (Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference) (1997–2000)|
|1997||Ottawa||9–2||1st||L NAIA First Round|
|2000||Ottawa||9–2||1st||L NAIA First Round|
|Wabash Little Giants (North Coast Athletic Conference) (2001–2007)|
|2002||Wabash||12–1||7–0||1st||L NCAA Division III Quarterfinal|
|2005||Wabash||11–1||7–0||1st||L NCAA Division III Second Round|
|2007||Wabash||11–2||7–0||1st||L NCAA Division III Quarterfinal|
|Drake Bulldogs (Pioneer Football League) (2008–2013)|
|Eastern Michigan Eagles (Mid-American Conference) (2014–present)|
|2014||Eastern Michigan||2–10||1–7||6th (West)|
|2015||Eastern Michigan||1–11||0–8||6th (West)|
|2016||Eastern Michigan||7–6||4–4||4th (West)||L Bahamas|
|National championship Conference title Conference division title|
- http://www.desmoinesregister.com/article/20131105/SPORTS05/131105008/An-uncommon-coach-What-drives-Chris-Creighton-of-Drake?Frontpage[permanent dead link]
- "2012 Football Media Guide" (PDF). Ottawa Braves. p. 7. Retrieved February 26, 2013.[permanent dead link]
- Wabash College coaching records Archived November 21, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
- Creighton named head coach at Wabash College