Anderson Resigns as BVU Head Football Coach

STORM LAKE, IA (11/16/2016)(readMedia)-- Storm Lake, Iowa (Nov. 16, 2016) – On Nov. 16, Jay Anderson resigned as the head football coach at Buena Vista University (BVU). Coach Anderson had been part of the football program for the last 20-plus seasons in a variety of roles including graduate assistant, assistant coach and head coach.

"Coach Anderson has led our football program with dignity and honor. The young men who have played for him regularly speak of his mentoring, guidance and support. He has prepared his players well for the rest of their lives and I thank him for his contributions to BVU," said President Fred Moore.

The University will immediately begin a search for his successor. As with all coaching positions, key candidate characteristics that will be sought are competitiveness, sportsmanship, academic performance and citizenship off the field.

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