Shane Wiebe took over as the Director and Head Coach of Trinity Western University’s Track & Field and Cross Country Team in 2018. In his two years as the head coach, Wiebe has led the Spartans to two conference medals, helping guide the women’s cross country team to a silver medal at the 2019 Canada West Championships and the men’s track and field team to a bronze medal at the 2020 Canada West Championships.
Wiebe, who was a previously the Spartans Track & Field and Cross Country Head Coach from 1997 to 2002 and was also a national-level decathlete, joined TWU after spending the previous 15 years as the lead pastor at Southwest Community Church in Kamloops, B.C. As a coach, Wiebe, who has his NCCP Level 3 Track & Field Certification, has been the sprints, jumps and hurdles coach with the Kamloops Track & Field Club since 2015, where he has worked alongside Canadian Olympic bronze medal-winning shot putter Dylan Armstrong who coaches with the club.
His previous coaching experience also saw Wiebe coach Canada’s sprints, jumps and multi-events at the 2001 FISU Games. While serving as the Spartans head coach in the program’s previous iteration, Wiebe was also the head coach of the Langley Mustangs Track & Field Club from 1998 to 2002.
Wiebe is a certified life and organizational coach and has been working with C&C Resources for Life in Kamloops. In 2015, Wiebe volunteered as the team chaplain for the Kamloops Broncos of the Canadian Junior Football League.
Wiebe earned a Doctor of Ministry from Carey Theological College in Vancouver in 2015. He also has a Master of Divinity from Carey Theological College, having graduated in 2010, and a Bachelor of Arts from Thompson Rivers University (1993).