Tim Hreha (RAY-ha), now in his 35th year as assistant football coach at DePauw, serves as defensive line coach.
Throughout the years, the Tigers’ defense has been ranked among the nation’s leaders. The Tigers led the Indiana Collegiate Athletic Conference in rushing, total and scoring defense in 1995. The 1983 Tigers led all of Division III in rushing defense by allowing just 41.6 yards on the ground.
Hreha was a three-year letterman in football for DePauw and co-captain during his senior year. A three-year starter at defensive tackle, Hreha earned the team’s spirit award as a junior.
After graduating in 1973 with a B.A. degree in history, he earned the M.A.T. degree in physical education in 1976 while serving as graduate assistant football coach. Hreha has also served as head men’s and women’s track and field coach at DePauw and coached Alan Hill to a national pole vault championship as well as two additional all-America awards.