Northwest Girls Track & Field Coaching Staff

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Head Coach Glen House-Distance & Javelin

Glen House

Coach House has been coaching track and field and cross country since 1992 and been a competitive runner in track & field, cross country, and road racing since 1976. His experience includes coaching on both the high school and collegiate levels and House coached for six years at his alma mater Parkway Central High School before taking over as head coach at Maryville University where he coached for six years. House began coaching at Northwest in 2005. While at Maryville University, House led his women's cross country team to the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championship in 2003 and was named conference coach of the year. House has coached numerous state qualifiers and medalists, a district championship track & field team, a 400 meter and javelin state champions, and both individual and team collegiate academic all-Americans. In addition, House is a USA Track & Field certified coach and is a member of both USA Track & Field and the Missouri Track and Cross Country Coaches Association.

House teaches social studies at Northwest High School and graduated from the University of Missouri-St. Louis with degrees in business administration, political science, history, and education. He also has a masters degree from the the University of Missouri in Positive Coaching.

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Assistant Coach Brad Crocker-Throws & Horizontal Jumps

Brad Crocker
Coach Crocker has been coaching girls track for the past 18 years. He has coached a number of differnet events in track and field including throwers, sprinters, hurdlers, and jumpers. Besides coaching track for Northwest, Coach Crocker teaches P.E. Northwest Valley Middle School.

Assistant Coach CJ Guilford-Sprints & Hurdles

CJ Guilford

Coach Guilford has coached track and field for 12 years, and coaches both cross country and track at Northwest. He has had the opportunity to coach many state qualifiers, several state medalists, and 2 district championship teams at the class 1 and 2 levels when he coached at Harrisburg High School near Columbia.

He graduated from Central Methodist University with a BA in Education and a Masters in Education. Coach Guilford was a track and field athelete himself at Central Methodist. Coach Guilford teaches Social Studies at Northwest High School.


Assistant Coach Lauren Kilbourne-Pole Vault & High Jump

Coach Kilbourne is in her second year coaching, but was an accomplished pole vaulter in high school and college. She was an all-state pole vaulter at Grassfield High School in Chesapeake, Virginia and then vaulted in college for Christopher Newport University in Newport News, Virginia.

Coach Kilbourne works as a special education teacher at Northwest High School.