March 2, 1965 |
Willingboro, New Jersey
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|1992||Colorado Mines (assistant)|
|1993–2001||Pittsburg State (assistant)|
|Head coaching record|
|Tournaments||1–3 (NCAA D-II playoffs)|
|Accomplishments and honors|
|1 MIAA (2005)|
|MIAA Coach of the Year (2005)
AFCA Region 3 Coach of the Year (2005)
Craig Schurig (born March 2, 1965) is an American football coach and former player. He is the current head football coach for Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas and he held that position since the 2002 season. He is the 40th person to hold the post. He is known for turning around a once losing program to a winning program. As of the 2012 Washburn University budget Schurig's salary is listed as $95,000.
Schurig led the Washburn football program to a win in the 2004 Mineral Water Bowl. The Ichabods posted their first NCAA Division II playoff appearance and their first Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association (MIAA) championship in 2005. The conference championship was the first for the Ichabods since the 1983 season. Schurig earned the MIAA Coach of the Year hinors for his efforts leading the Ichabods that season. He was also named the AFCA's Region 3 Coach of the Year.
Schurig graduated in 1987 with a bachelor’s degree in petroleum engineering from Colorado School of Mines and went on to earn a master’s degree in physical education at Pittsburg State in 1996. He lives in Topeka, Kansas with his wife, a daughter, and two sons.
Head coaching record
|Washburn Ichabods (Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association) (2002–present)|
|2004||Washburn||8–4||6–3||3rd||W Mineral Water|
|2005||Washburn||9–3||7–1||1st||L NCAA Division II Second Round|
|2007||Washburn||8–4||7–2||2nd||L Division II NCAA First Round|
|2011||Washburn||10–3||7–2||T–2nd||L Division II NCAA Second Round||11|
|National championship Conference title Conference division title|
|#Rankings from AFCA.|
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