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Coach Eric Pooley

Dakota Distance Project 
 
Sioux Falls Lincoln Head Cross Country / Assistant Track & Field (2009-2019)

 

Dakota Distance Project 

  • 3 x 2020 USTAF Marathon Olympic Trials Qualifiers

    • Kelly Boler (Houston 2018)

    • Tessa Stoltenburg (Chicago 2019)

    • Mary Wirtz (Houston 2020) 

  • Guided 10 different marathoners to break 3 hours 

  • Guided 15 different runners to Boston qualifying times

  • USATF Coaches Registry Member 

Sioux Falls Lincoln XC/T&F 

  • 10 South Dakota Team State XC Championships from 2012 - 2019

    • Boys state record low total, 22 points - 2018 ​

  • 8 South Dakota State Individual Cross Country Champions

  • 15 South Dakota State Individual Track & Field Champions

  • 3 Gatorade South Dakota XC Runners of the Year 

  • 2014 Nike Cross Country Nationals 

  • 2019 New Balance Outdoor Track Nationals 

Awards

  • South Dakota CC/TF Coach Association Circle of Champions Coach of Year - 5 times

  • United States TF/CC Coaches Association Boys SD XC Coach of Year - 3 times

  • National High School Athletic Coaches Association Boys XC Coach of Year Finalist- 2018

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