Coach Troy & Jody (w/State Trophy)
Coach Troy & Jody (w/State Trophy) Coach Nancy and Coach Tracy

Eastlake's Running programs have excelled under the leadership of an experienced and talented coaching Staff. 

Troy Anderson, and, as he says “his better half, Jody," have been at Eastlake since 2001. As co-head coaches, the Andersons have built running programs that meet the needs of a variety of athletes. From the athletes that aspires to compete in college (and beyond) to the athletes that enjoy running and are looking for a group to belong to. Along with their team of coaches, they have created a program that has seen continued growth and success. Coaching numerous athletes to high level success at the high school and beyond levels. They are multiple time Kingco League Coach of the Year and Washington State Coach of the Year award recipients. 

Nancy Pixler joined the coaching staff in 2012.  She brings with her years of experience as a college runner (Colorado University) and also the expertise of having raised four athletes.  Coach Nancy understands many of the injuries that athletes face and the challenges of balancing student-athlete responsibilities. Nancy also bring amazing experience with the college recruiting process, with all 4 of her children competing at the collegiate level.  

Tracy Rivera: Coach Tracy is an LA/SS teacher and track coach at Timberline Middle School.  She is known to be funny, kind and down to earth. Tracy also competed in Track and XC at the collegiate level. She has been coaching XC at EHS for many years.
Dirk Huebner joined the cross country staff in 2017. Many athletes will know him, as he has worked with our sprinters during track and has provided workouts for many of our athletes during the off season.  He has worked with a variety of athletes in elite performance training for 20 years. He is broadly considered one of the top high school strength coaches in the nation, leveraging his Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science to maximize T&F and XC athletes performance. 

Matt Pirie: Coach Pirie, who is in his second year at Eastlake, has been coaching high school track for five years.  A PE and weights teacher at EHS, Pirie has a degree in Kinesiology and a M. Ed. Prior to teaching Coach Pirie was a strength and conditioning coach at Washington State University.  Welcome Coach Pirie!
Abraham Kiplagat: The Wolves coaching staff is excited to welcome Abraham Kiplagat as a volunteer distance coach.  As a member of the Kenyan national team, he won a bronze medal in the Commonwealth Games.  He also ran in the race where the world record was set in the 800m in 2010 where he finished in a PR of 1:43.77.


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