High School Cross Country
DAY DATE OPPONENT SITE TIME
Friday 25-Aug CM Stampede Invitational
Friday 1-Sep UCCS Rust Buster
Tuesday 12-Sep Florence Husky Invitational 4:00 p.m.
Saturday 16-Sep Rock Canyon Invite 8:30 a.m.
Saturday 30-Sep Rampart Cross Country Invitational 8:45 a.m.
2017-2018 High School Cross Country Coach Matt Barrett
Matt Barrett ran cross country for Nebraska Wesleyan University between 1992 and 1995. He remains an active recreational runner, and enjoys pouring his competitive spirit into young runners developing their mental resiliency along with their physical ability. Matt has developed and continues teaching "Off and Running", a class at UCCS since 2010, which in ten weeks trains college freshmen of varying running experience levels to run a half marathon. He coaches with the philosophy that the keys to success are practice and determination, instilling the belief that you can do anything you set your mind to in his runners. He has coached cross country at BLRA since 2015. BLRA has won their league championship in 2015 and 2016.
2017-2018 High School Cross Country Coach Eric Gordon
Eric Gordon is a Normal, Illinois native. He competed as decathlete at Eastern Illinois University between 2012 and 2016. In high school, Eric competed at the varsity level in cross country, wrestling, and track and field. He will step in as a coach on the BLPA cross country and track and field teams. He is an enthusiast and lifelong learner of sports and teaching. Eric loves helping athletes develop into great competitors but making them into great people is his highest priority. He believes that sports are a vehicle for teaching young athletes great skills to becoming successful contributors to our society.
"As you think, so shall you become." - Bruce Lee
Eric Gordon Cross Country Coach
Matt Barrett Cross Country Coach