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Don McFarlandDon McFarland

Don graduated from Okanogan H.S. in 1961 where he participated in football, basketball, and track & field.  At Washington State University he majored in History and graduated in 1965.  He taught at Washougal H.S. and Ephrata H.S.  He started the cross country program at Ephrata with no pay and went on to coach cross country for 26 years.  His runners have won 10-League titles and 11 District titles.  Don coached 17 state qualifying teams with 2 boys’ teams and 2 girls’ teams earning State titles. His 3-individual State Champions were Staci Hunter (twice) and Greg Metcalf.  In 1989, he was voted Washington State Cross Country ‘Coach of the Year’.

Bob Nollan

Bob coached at Lake Stevens, Bellevue, and Toledo for a total of 45 years. He had 10 state qualifying teams and coached individual state champion Patty Matava.

 

Gordon Robertson

Gordon started Cross Country programs in Oregon, Sultan, and Tenino and coached  for a total of 33 years.  He has coached 25 state qualifying teams.

 

Robert Guenther

Bob coached at Tyee for 33 years.  His boys teams won consecutive state state titles in 1975 and 1976.