Peter Hansen
Peter Hansen
Title: Assistant Defensive Line Coach

Peter Hansen is entering his second season as the defensive line coach for the Southern Virginia University football team.

Hansen was a scholar-athlete during the 2005 through 2008 seasons as a member of the football and wrestling teams.

As a senior, Hansen was named to the NWCA all-American team for wrestling and earned fifth at the NWCA National tournament.

Hansen left Southern Virginia University in 2009, a few credits short of a bachelor’s degree to work as a business analyst for Reo Tinto in California. He will finish with a bachelor’s degree in Business Management and Leadership from Southern Virginia University in the summer of 2014.

Prior to Southern Virginia University Hansen served a two-year mission in Tacoma, Washington for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Hansen resides in Buena Vista with his wife, Sarah, daughter Hailey and son Kellen.