Brian Winckler

Grain Valley, MO

About Me

Assistant Cross Country and Head Girls Track Coach at Grain Valley High School. Former Head Cross Country and Track Coach at Humansville High School. Graduate and former runner at Blue Springs High School and Southwest Baptist University.

Discussion Posts

Topic/Message
21 days ago Class 3 Sectional 3 Results
@bmartin86 [url=https://eagleeyetiming.com/2021/mshsaacam/index.htm]https://eagleeyetiming.com/2...
1 month ago How to fix incorrect mark?
Another thing that would be nice in the future is the ability to enter your Relays at a slower ti...
2 months ago State Fair Community College Track and Cross Country
Big Al asked me to post this, and I agree it's funny, so here it is... :) [url=https://www.you...
2 months ago Class Notifications/District Assignments
I just wish there was a more uniform way for determining classifications by MSHSAA. I don't neces...
1 year ago Top incoming freshman
On the girls side in Class 4, I’ve heard Raytown South has a freshman girl that is going to be ...
2 years ago Training Considerations
I usually agree with you, Sean, and the times were definitely fast; however, while that course is...
2 years ago District Assignments
@wooldridgecg I doubt you could ever get MSHSAA to sign up for this, but I agree completely that...
2 years ago Why so late on district assignments?
Pretty sure if you run any runner at all in a meet in the first couple of weeks they do not drop ...
2 years ago Middle school race distance
Grain Valley will also be adjusting to the recommended distance for MS.
2 years ago Would you favor separating the state championship meet into three separate meets for each class like
Looks like Missouri Southern has a capacity of around 7,000, is that the largest option in the st...
2 years ago Would you favor separating the state championship meet into three separate meets for each class like
[quote=torbrooks]We don't have a stadium large enough to host our state meet properly. Iowa - ...
2 years ago Would you favor separating the state championship meet into three separate meets for each class like
Not trying to sound like a jerk, but I love that so many people refer to Missouri hosting 3 class...
2 years ago Would you favor separating the state championship meet into three separate meets for each class like
One thing I learned this week is that I feel like my voice and the voice of at least many of the ...
2 years ago MSHSAA HMMMMMM
I say we just bar Coach Swift and call it good..... Haha!
2 years ago What gives, "representation" or the "best compete"?
[quote=Desotodragon] “I am going to discuss the possibilty of athletes who hit state provisiona...
2 years ago Odessa Sectional
There were a total of 3 weather delays with the final one being the one that pushed the remainder...
2 years ago MSHSAA Sanctioned Indoor Track
Honest question: How many of you think that your school districts would be on board for paying co...
2 years ago Class and District Assignments
@bantazmo 3 grades, 9-11th. I think 986 was the projected cut off for the bottom of the top cla...
2 years ago Class and District Assignments
Dean, Correct me if I’m wrong, but isn’t the proposal that is out there now and has been ...
2 years ago Cross-Country Meets moving to October 5, 2019
The Grain Valley “Sock it to Breast Cancer” Invitational will also be hosted on Saturday, Oct...
3 years ago Indoor Meets
Not that I can find at this point.. I was going off of the corresponding date, and what I thought...
3 years ago Indoor Meets
Pitt St- 1/19 KU- 1/27
3 years ago The good the bad and the ugly???
Dean, did I also hear correctly that when we go to 5 Classes (noting it will be a few years) that...
3 years ago new state course name?
And here is the map that he found, as well. [url=https://goo.gl/images/fqf7Sn]https://goo.gl/...
3 years ago new state course name?
Here is a pretty good article about the course from this past summer. [url=https://www.google...
3 years ago new state course name?
We went there on Friday night and looked around. One of our kids found a tentative map online and...
3 years ago State course
[quote=chester1976]I really wish they would email parking passes for vans to us so we didn't have...
3 years ago State course
@CoachSwift THANKS!! :)
3 years ago State course
@Big_Al_2112 Dynamite Drop in, Monty... :) The Meme would've been better; however, I couldn...
3 years ago State course
For those not on Twitter, here is a link to YouTube, as well. [url=https://www.youtube.com/wa...
3 years ago State course
Pretty sizable disadvantage to freshmen and move-ins who have never seen the State Course before....
3 years ago Has this ever happened before?
[quote=seannunn][quote=rpxc]My wheel measured the Blue Springs course and it was like 125 meters ...
3 years ago Measuring Wheel Suggestions
You mean people still measure courses with wheels and not just GPS watches?!?!?! I’m mostly...
3 years ago KU Relays
Yeah, Easter Weekend this year. I wonder how much this will or won’t affect schools attending. ...
3 years ago Forest Park Race Schedule
@captain1816 Couldn’t agree more. 2 years ago was a pretty great template for what the cours...
3 years ago 5 Classes for Cross Country
Thanks for clarifying that, Dean. I just feel like that data would make me more likely to vote fo...
3 years ago 5 Classes for Cross Country
@Hays So, Cross Country has around 100 more schools in it than the next sport that also has 4 ...
3 years ago 5 Classes for Cross Country
3 observations/questions of mine on this matter: 1. Is it fair to expect schools/coaches to v...
3 years ago Springfield Area Runners of All Ages
Hey Everyone, We will be hosting the 3rd Annual Jacob Brown 5k in Humansville next Saturday, ...
3 years ago 2018 Missouri Class 3-4-5 State Track & Field Storylines
Can this year’s Class 4 Boys 800 show up last year’s 9 guys under 1:57? There are 12 sub-2:00...
3 years ago Change Needed: Moving the 3200 for the State Series
Much like @mutiger31 I too have coached an athlete who had continuous overheating/over-exertion i...
3 years ago Four from Fatima in the 3200 -- C3D5
College Heights boys went 1-3-6-8 at the State Meet in the Class 2 3200 in 2008. They also we...
3 years ago Notable athletes not competing in MO HS TF in 2018
@big_al_2112.flosports Thanks, Alan! Maybe their sub-14.0 performances were separated by a ye...
3 years ago Notable athletes not competing in MO HS TF in 2018
@jagtroy Did Blue Springs High School have 2 sub-14.0 guys in 2001? I believe that was the year...
4 years ago Rankings
@GVEaglesXC I imagine you are right about the coaches noticing. However, I'm not a Warrensbu...
4 years ago Rankings
[quote=palmtree]I suspect there is a significant dark horse flying under the radar in class 3 boy...
4 years ago Fantasy XC
[quote=Derekarla]Fast courses are definitively a factor, but strong competition drives better tim...
4 years ago Girls Richard Clark Invitation in Bolivar Results posted in rankings section
@deekenkyle Being completely honest, Kyle, you're doing a great job man, especially for being...
4 years ago 2017 Cass County Invitational Results
Where can I find the link to the results of the "Cass County Old Man Race"???
4 years ago New Venue for State.
@Hays Great information, thanks Dean!