|Title:||Executive Director of Athletics|
|Previous College:||Mansfield '83|
Mike Drass has served as the Executive Director of Athletics at Wesley College since May 2005 after serving as the Associate Athletic Director.
In this capacity, he oversees all 20 of the Wolverines' varsity athletic programs. Since his promotion, the department has grown from 15 sports with the addition of women's volleyball in 2006 and men's and women's indoor and outdoor track & field the following year.
He also guided Wesley in the school's transition to the competitive Capital Athletic Conference, where the Wolverines have won three conference championships since joining the league in 2007-08.
Coach Drass has also been the head coach the Wolverines on the gridiron since 1993 and has been a member of the coaching staff since 1989. During that time he has become one of Division III's winningest active coaches as Wesley has advanced to the NCAA Semifinals five times in the past seven seasons.
Coach Drass began his coaching career at North Penn High School
in Blossburg, Pennsylvania in 1983. Following two seasons as an
assistant, he spent two years as the school’s head coach
before accepting a coaching position at Mansfield University, where
he is a member of the Mansfield University Athletic Hall of Fame.
At his alma mater, he developed the reputation of being an
outstanding recruiter while he coached under Tom Elsasser from
1986-88. In 1989, he was hired at Wesley as the defensive line
coach and recruiting coordinator.
As a player, Drass was a three year starter and two-time All-PSAC selection as an offensive lineman and captain of the Mountaineers. In his senior year Drass was the only Mountie named to the All-PSAC 1st team. Coach Drass originally hails from Glen Mills, Pennsylvania and attended Penncrest High School.
Coach Drass is an active member of the American Football Coaches Association. He has served as the chairman of the Division III All American selection Committee and has served two terms as the District II Chairman of the AFCA Rules Committee. Coach Drass is a member of the ECAC Championship committee for football. He and his wife Laurie reside in Dover and their daughter Molly Ann.