Coach Kelley Grothus
HS: Solon High School class of 2001, attended UNI
Stats: Ran every distance 100-3000 meters in track, state meet competitor/school record holder in 4x800, Academic All-State Track & Cross Country
Fun fact: Started sophomore season with mono and ended it with two broken feet.
Profession: TAG & Spanish teacher, instructional coach at Madrid Jr/Sr High School
Quote: "So stick to the fight when you're hardest hit. It's when things seem worst that you must not quit."
Coach Ann Brandhorst
HS: Bedford Community Schools Class of 2001, attended U of I
Stats: Ran at state in 13 events over my high school career, School record holder in 3000 and 1500, Academic All-State Track & Cross Country
Profession: 5th Grade teacher at Madrid, HS Girls Assistant Track Coach
Favorite Cross Country memory: Making it to state as a team with a complete team of only 5 girls my freshman year...in addition, it was Bedford’s first year for cross country!
Quote: You must do the thing you think you can not do.