Dan Thiessen
Biographical details
Born(1946-05-27)May 27, 1946
Wasco, California
DiedNovember 1, 2014(2014-11-01) (aged 68)
Bakersfield, California
Head coaching record
Overall21–44 (McPherson only)

Nicholas Dan Thiessen (May 27, 1946 – November 1, 2014) was an American football player and coach. He played professionally in the Canadian Football League (CFL).[1]

Coaching careerEdit


Thiessen was the head football coach for the McPherson College in McPherson, Kansas. He held that position for seven seasons, from 1986 until 1992. His coaching record at McPherson was 21 wins and 44 losses.[2]


Thiessen was the head coach of the Tabor Blue Jays in Hillsboro, Kansas[3] for six seasons, from 1993 through 1998.[4] Theissen played quarterback for the college as well as competing on the tennis team before taking the coaching position.[5]

High schoolEdit

Thiessen also coached at the high school level, primarily in the Bakersfield, California area.[6]


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