About Me

2005-Present: Head girls track & field and cross country coach at Northwest High School in Cedar Hill. 1998-2004-Head men's and women's cross country/track & field coach at Maryville University1993-1998-Assistant boys cross country coach and track distance coach at Parkway Central High SchoolUSATF Level I certified coachMember MTCCCA, USATF; St. Louis area representative for MSHSAA Cross Country Advisory Board 2009-2012

Discussion Posts

Topic/Message
3 months ago MSHSAA Class and District Assignments are up
Does anyone have any information about the location of districts? I was hoping that would be rel...
5 months ago MO athletes at Olympic Trials
Saturday was a good day for Missouri at the trials. In the women's 10,000m, Emily Sisson (Parkwa...
6 months ago MSHSAA Board of Directors
@Appraiser25Y For once I like something the MSHSAA board did! It seemed Silly to change back aft...
6 months ago Back to Imperial????
After doing it for two years I heavily prefer a one-day, single-class state meet. It's nice to n...
6 months ago Back to Imperial????
@coachmedley I had the same reaction as you. We have only given this 1 season and of course, it...
7 months ago Unimpressed With State Series Entries and Results
The new entry system we are using this year has left me very unimpressed. We didn't get to see h...
7 months ago State Track Series
[quote=knox]@bantazmo obviously, I’m more of a field guy than track, but I don’t see any of t...
8 months ago State Track Series
From my interpretation of the email sent by MSHSAA yesterday, district and sectionals are suppose...
8 months ago Class Notifications/District Assignments
I'm not saying I agree with HOW the districts are put together and I know some of this is based o...
8 months ago 6 class proposal
@knox I really hope we don't go to 6 classes. I'm still not totally convinced we need 5 classes.
8 months ago Who's Hosting districts and Sectionals Class 5 & 4.
@MJO-21 My AD told me that one of the sectional hosts couldn't do it on Friday and so that it wo...
8 months ago Feet to Metric
@chester1976 Here you go: [url=https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1VlGIuktzOLSIStpQCK0Vjy...
8 months ago Who's Hosting districts and Sectionals Class 5 & 4.
Northwest-C5S1
8 months ago Vertical Jump Increments?
Thanks. ghouse@northwestschools.net
9 months ago So....Who is hosting what for this years post season?
@MJO-21 Northwest will be hosting the Class 5, Sectional 1.
1 year ago New State series format
[quote=mcehlen]@coachcasa Is it time for a name change, "Missouri Cross Country Season Finale"...
1 year ago New State series format
[quote=XCMannDad]There has to be a better way, as number 6 ranked class 4 team is out, however nu...
1 year ago Course Map
Thanks guys. It's a labor of love. It takes me an hour or two to do a map since I GPS everything...
1 year ago Course Map
For those of you interested I keep a repository of course maps on my cross country and track webs...
1 year ago Who's Out
While there are no good solutions, I don't want to see spring season get messed with if we can he...
2 years ago Top Discus throws in Missouri.
@JimBeatty My guess is that there are a bunch of records like this out there from the decades pr...
2 years ago 2020 District and Sectional Assignments
This makes sense, except we are traveling 2.5 hours for our district meet! [quote=tfrank]I...
2 years ago 2020 District and Sectional Assignments
In class 5 we are back to the more traditional model that we have been used to in recent years. ...
2 years ago No Sectionals for Class 4 or 5 Next Season
[quote=mutiger31]@coachcasa It looks like Districts are scheduled for October 31st this year, ...
2 years ago No Sectionals for Class 4 or 5 Next Season
While this sounds like a terribly bad idea at first glance, until I know how the classes and dist...
2 years ago New State Course
I liked everything but two things. First, where the runners came out of the tent after the fini...
2 years ago District Assignments
[quote=CoryD1138]Pretty much each year in C3, District 1, I have kids who would get out in other ...
2 years ago District Assignments
Once again I'm gonig to voice my problem with waiting this long to post the districts. We have b...
2 years ago District Assignments
Well there are some interesting surprises! This doesn't surprise me after the shakeup in track. ...
2 years ago Sectionals and Districts?
I think this is interesting looking at the district sites in St. Louis for class 4. Unless the g...
2 years ago Why so late on district assignments?
I understand why there is uncertainty within the smaller classifications and the trouble with fig...
3 years ago Would you favor separating the state championship meet into three separate meets for each class like
I enjoy hearing all of these points of view on the state meet and they are all worth considering....
3 years ago Track & Field 2020 - 2021
Good decision-which is not something I saw often about MSHSAA. I'm not totally sold on 5 classes...
3 years ago Would you favor separating the state championship meet into three separate meets for each class like
@GVEaglesXC I am a big believer that part of the problem with our state meet IN MY OPINION, is th...
3 years ago Top 30 Nationally Ranked Missouri Athletes
I was looking up where my javelin thrower at Northwest is ranked nationally and this led me to st...
3 years ago Would you favor separating the state championship meet into three separate meets for each class like
After attending the class 5 meet today at Battle, I'm convinced that we need to go to three separ...
3 years ago State Field Events
Does anyone know if we are doing finals in field events? I would think we are, but since we elim...
3 years ago Jeff City Storm
@Derekarla Yes, this Saturday-one day only
3 years ago Jeff City Storm
Just got this e-mail from MSHSAA: We need your help!!! Many of you are aware of the tornado th...
3 years ago Jeff City Storm
Here is video of the damage at the Jefferson City High School stadium: [url=https://twitter....
3 years ago Jeff City Storm
@bantazmo I've always wished we could be at Mizzou anyway for state, but the problem there is th...
3 years ago State 3200 Schedule
I'm all for racing the 3200 during a cooler time of the day or evening. I've always been bothere...
3 years ago Travel Distance for District/Sectionals & start times, No more rule?
@mutiger31 I tried to get times pushed back as well and like you wish we still had that rule in ...
3 years ago Class 5 District 1 Field Events
Field events were canceled and will be on Monday.
3 years ago Postponed Districts?
I have mixed feelings. On one hand we should always have the safety of athletes a high priority ...
3 years ago Entry Times
I hate that you can see entry performances for meets before the deadline for entries has passed. ...
3 years ago District/Sectional Time Schedules
@coachebert One of my pet peaves is the way the state series locations, selections, information a...
3 years ago Classifications.
[quote=tfrank]I agree with a lot of what I have read on here. I am not concerned about the teams ...
3 years ago Sectional Sites
I don't know if anyone else noticed this, but MSHSAA had the sectional sites up for a short time ...
3 years ago Classifications.
@deekenkyle That's what I thought was so crazy. At least for the sectional that spreads from Jop...