Gus Brakeley
Gus Brakeley
Title: Assistant Coach
Phone: 802.443.3224
Alma Mater: University of Canterbury '03
Years at Middlebury: 11

Brakeley returns for his 11th season with the Panther football team, working with the defensive line for the ninth-straight year. He previously worked with the running backs and tight ends in 2009 and 2010.

In the spring, Brakeley will begin his 11th season as assistant coach of the three-time NCAA Champions men’s lacrosse team.

A Middlebury native, Brakeley earned his degree in political science in 2003 from the University of Canterbury in New Zealand. He later earned his master’s degree at the school.

Brakeley, a member of the Vermont Maple Sugar Shrine all-star team in 1998, spent three seasons assisting with the Middlebury Union High School football team. His father, former Panther player Peter Brakeley ’75, served as the long-time coach at MUHS. He also assisted with the lacrosse team at Middlebury Union High School.