JACK COLEMAN

DISTANCE COACH

HEAD CROSS COUNTRY COACH

jcoleman@marietta-city.k12.ga.us

 

Coach Coleman has been at MHS for the past 20 years as Cross Country coach and the last 7 years as assistant Track and Field coach in charge of distance running.  Previously he coached Cross Country and Track & Field at East Paulding High School in Dallas, GA from 1995-2000.  In the past decade, the Boys & Girls Cross Country teams have enjoyed success at the county, region, and state competition levels with the boy’s team winning State Championships in 2014 & 2015 and the Girl’s team in 2017 & 2018.   The 2015 boys’ team finished 1st @ Nike Southeast and 15th at NXN National Championship meet.  This was the best finish ever by a Georgia team.  Coach Coleman earned the 2014, 2015, & 2018 Georgia Cross Country Coach of the Year award.  Coach Coleman believes consistent training is the key to success in distance running.