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Cross Country, Indoor and Outdoor Track and Field Teams

Daniel Coffelt State 800 Meter Champion
Daniel Coffelt State 800 Meter Champion

Good Day Future Athletes 

My name is Coach MAJ Wes Whitaker I am starting my 4th year and very excited to serve as your Head Cross Country, Indoor and Outdoor Track Coach. I have a true passion for teaching the sport of Track and Field.

My approach as a coach is to teach and bring the best out of you. Winning in the classroom will always come first. If you do your best in the classroom and at practice winning on the track will come in time.

I only ask that if you decide to run for this team and are selected that you bring the same energy I will bring to you. I look very much forward to building a solid track program and look forward to serving as your Head Coach. Some of my accomplishments are listed below:

Coached the 2016 Indoor and Outdoor Track 4x400 state runners-up (Xavier Rogers, Barry "Bambi" Mitchell, Logan Swindle, Ken-Vara Gipson and Ranse Garner) as well as setting numerous records for the season 2105-2016 year.

Coached Stanhope Elmore High School Track Teams set over 25 School Records from 2014-2015.

Coached The 2015 800 Meter State Champion Daniel Coffelt

Coached The 2015 4x800 Relay 3rd Place State Finalist (Daniel Coffelt, Aaron Payton, Connor Melton, and Logan Swindle)

Coached The 2015 Decathlete 3rd Place State Finalist Jon Waarvick. Jon also had the best High Jump in the State at 6-7

Coached Fort Payne High School Several State Champions and in a 12 month period runners achieved 143 personal best 2012

Inducted into the Cheyney University Hall of Fame for Cross Country, Indoor and Outdoor Track and Field 2004

Cheyney University School Record Holder in the 500 Meter Dash and 4x200 Meter Relay set in 1982. Both records after 35 years are still standing.

Member of the National Champion US Army 10 Miler Mixed- Team, Washington, DC 2004

Member of the USA Track and Field National Indoor Champion 4x400 Meter Relay Team, Boston, MA, 2001

Coached High School and Military Distance Teams from Germany, Washington State, Atlanta, and Bosnia.

Please Cut and Paste the Link Below on your webrowser to Review our 2014-2015 Cross Country Indoor and Outdoor Seasons.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7is_uCl7l1w