As student athletes move through high school, eventually they turn their attention to college. In doing so, they often contemplate whether they should continue to compete in college or not. I chose to compete in college and enjoyed my experience greatly, but is certainly not for everyone. For most, their career will come to a… Continue reading College

Track & XC

With the state meet on the horizon, it’s probably sacrilegious to think about track, but I can’t help myself! As we tune up for the state meet, we hit the track for some speed workouts. These workouts provide me some good insight to which runners have some raw speed vs. those who are more endurance… Continue reading Track & XC

State Series

  Along with the changing leaves, major changes are also happening at this point in the cross country season.  The conference meet is in the books, and now we are heading into the State Series with the culmination being the IHSA State Meet at historic Detweiller Park.  Each meet builds off the previous and gets… Continue reading State Series


One of my favorite things as a coach is when alumni come back and visit.  It’s great to see a face from the past, catch up on old times, and share in the continued support of the program.  To me it’s a verification that what I am doing as a coach is meaningful.  If I… Continue reading Alumni