Ben de Waal Malefyt is in his third year as an assistant coach with the Calvin men’s basketball
program. For the 2018-19 season, he will also serve as the head junior varsity men's basketball coach at Calvin. A native of Midland Park, New Jersey, de Waal Malefyt is a graduate of Eastern Christian High School. He was also a member of the Calvin men’s track and field team and qualified for the 2014 NCAA III Outdoor Track and Field Championships in the discus throw.
de Waal Malefyt recently earned his master’s degree at Western Michigan University and teaches at Grandville Calvin Christian High School where he also serves as the school's assistant athletics director.