Gonzaga Preparatory School

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Cross Country

Coaching Information
Head Boys and Girls Coach:  Stephen Manfred  
Boys Varsity Assistant:  Matt Blaine
Girls Varsity Assistant:  Liz Slamkowski-DiTomaso
Boys Junior Varsity Assistant:  Ron Edwards Girls Junior Varsity Assistant:  Jean Smith
Boys Assistant:  Jenny Albrecht Girls Assistant:  Kati John
Boys Assistant:  Frankie Hoerner Girls Volunteer Assistant:  Corrina Kelsey
Mission Statement
While upholding our school’s mission statement, the Gonzaga Preparatory Cross Country Program strives to make each runner's experience fun, challenging, and rewarding. Additionally, family, academics, and sportsmanship are strongly emphasized. Ultimately, our program is designed to enhance the Gonzaga Preparatory School experience.
Team Accomplishments:
  • WIAA 4A State Meet 9th Place Girls 2017
  • WIAA State Meet  4th Place Girls 1999
  • Greater Spokane League Champion Girls 1998, 1999
  • WIAA State Meet 3rd Place Boys 1997
  • WIAA State Meet 2nd Place Boys 1960
  • Turlan Morlan Footlocker National Finalist 2017
We compete in one of the top high school cross country leagues in the nation. In the past thirty years the Greater Spokane League has consistently had a team or two ranked in the top ten in the nation. We focus on creating men and women with integrity. Cross country allows all participants to challenge themselves mentally, physically and spiritually. For more information please contact Coach Manfred at smanfred@gprep.com.