Dr. Micah Parker

Dr. Micah Parker Vice President for Athletics


Dr. Micah Parker leads an athletic department with a history of strong competition in the Great Plains Athletic Conference and nationally in the NAIA while representing Northwestern’s mission as a Christian academic community.

Parker was director of athletics at NCAA Division I California Baptist University from 2009 to 2020. He also served as headmaster at Lutheran South Academy in Houston, Texas; the top assistant women’s basketball coach at Drake University; director of operations for women’s basketball at the University of Nebraska; head women’s basketball coach at Concordia University of Nebraska; and an assistant men’s basketball coach at Concordia.

A sought-after Christian motivational speaker, Parker has given more than 650 presentations to national youth gatherings, faith-based businesses, school assemblies, church events and Fellowship of Christian Athlete groups.

Parker earned a doctorate with an emphasis in educational leadership and a master’s degree in education from the University of Nebraska. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in secondary education from Concordia.