Coach of Girls Cross Country at Iowa City West High School for the past 18 years.
Coach of the Girls Track & Field at Iowa City West High School for the past 15 years.
led the Iowa City West Girls Cross Country team to 5 Class 4A State Championship Team Titles winning in 1997, 1998, 2000,
2001 & 2004.
led the Iowa City West Girls Track & Field team to 6 Class 4A State Championship Team Titles winning in 2000, 2001,
2006 & 2007 & 2008 & 2010.
been selected the State Coach of the Year or the At-Large Coach of the Year for Cross Country and Track & Field 19
times in his 16 years at Iowa City West.
2004 he became the first coach in Class 4A state history to be voted both the Girls Track & Field State Coach of the Year
and the Girls Cross Country State Coach of the Year both in the same calendar year.
2004 he was the state of Iowa nominee for the National Federation of State High Schools Coaches Association Girls Cross Country
National Coach of the Year.
been selected as the Mississippi Valley Conference Coach of the Year 17 times in his 18 years at Iowa City West.
Iowa City West Girls Cross Country teams have appeared in the top 25 Nike/Foot Locker National High School Cross Country Rankings 11times.
The 2001 team finished the season as the 5th ranked team in the United States.
2007 Iowa City West Girls Track & Field State Championship team won the State Title with 97.5 points, which was the
most points scored in the history of the Girls Track & Field State Championships at that time.
2001 Girls Cross Country State Championship team won the State Title with 28 points, the lowest score in state meet history.
West High Girls Cross Country teams hold every State Meet record that is kept by the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union,
lowest score, largest margin of victory, and course record.
2001 Girls Cross Country team is the only team in State Meet History to place 5 girls in the top 10 at the State Championships.
coached 5 Iowa High School Cross Country Individual State Champions: Jeni Frudden-2000, Jeni Frudden-2001(Set State Record),
Robdu Adam-2002(Set State Record), Sarah Wickman-2003(Set Class 4A State Record) and first freshman to win State Title in
12 years, and Sarah Wickman-2005. His 5 individual State Champions is the most by any coach in state history.
West High Girls won the 4 x 800 Relay State Title 5 straight years winning in 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001 & 2002. The 2000
team set the All-Time State Meet Record and recorded the 8th fastest time in the United States.
2001 team ran 9:09.09 the 6th fastest time in the United States and an All-Time Iowa best.
2002 West High became the first school in Class 3A State Meet history to ever win the same event five straight years.
West High Girls 2001 Distance Medley Relay (1600-1200-800-400) ran 12:01.02 the 6th fasted time in the United States.
his 18 years at Iowa City West he has coached 78 track & field state champions, 5 cross country individual state champions, 16
Drake Relays champions, 9 All-Americans and has sent 31 athletes on to compete at the division 1 collegiate level in
cross country and track & field.
athletes have broke 18 of the Iowa City West School records, set 9 All-Time State Records, 9 Class 4A State Championship
Meet Records and 3 Drake Relays Records.
ran track & field for the University of Kansas under the legendary coach Bob Timmons.