Ian Sanders

Ian Sanders
Ian Sanders
Title: Special Teams Coordinator, Linebackers, Equipment Administrator (2013-)
Phone: 503-554-2939
Email: isanders@georgefox.edu
Position: Special Teams Coordinator / Linebackers Coach
Instagram:: @lb_coachsanders
Twitter:: @LBCoachSanders

Ian Sanders completed his fifth season for the Bruins as an assistant coach to Chris Casey, after both playing for and coaching with him previously.

Sanders, a native of Tigard, Ore., played free safety and corner at Whitworth University from 1996-2000 and earned All-Northwest Conference Second Team honors in 1999, All-NWC First Team selection in 2000 while leading the league in passes defended, and was an All-Little Northwest Second Team Defensive Back, which includes NAIA, NCAA Div. III and Div. II.

Sanders joined Coach Casey at Aloha (Ore.) High School from 2005-2012, serving as the special teams' coordinator and wide receivers coach for eight years, defensive backs coach for seven, and linebackers coach for one.  He position-coached 22 all-league players and three all-state players.  He was a part of the Aloha staff which captured the Oregon 6A state championship in 2010.  

A graduate of Whitworth with a bachelor of arts in sociology, Sanders and his wife Natalie have two children: Holden, age 14, and Sloan, age 11.