Change is coming to the Culver Stockton Wildcat football program.

Jeff Duvendeck is resigning as head football coach after six seasons. Athletic Director Pat Atwell made the announcement Monday morning. Duvendeck's resignation is effective November 3oth.

The 2016 Wildcats finished 1-10 overall and 0-5 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference North. The Wildcats were 13-53 during Duvendeck's six years at the helm. The Wildcats best season for Duvendeck was in 2014 when they finished 6-5.

The '16 Wildcats were solid on offense. They ranked second in the NAIA in passing yards with 320.5 per game. Defense was an issue all season including a 90-0 loss in the home finale vs. Grand View.1
“It is with gratitude that we recognize the unwavering dedication and loyalty Coach Duvendeck has displayed to our institution and our football student-athletes,” said Atwell. He consistently represented Culver-Stockton College with class and dignity. He and his staff have devoted countless hours to our student-athletes and the Culver-Stockton community. We thank him and wish him well.”

Atwell says the search for a new head football coach begins now.  “We will be seeking a leader whose vision of our football program mirrors the mission of our College, who values development of our student-athletes,” he said. The College is committed to develop a structure that gives the football program an opportunity for success.” Atwell said.