2015-16 Women's Track & Field
Coaches
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Rod Wortley is in his 20th season as Head Coach/Director of Cross Country and Track & Field at Cornerstone University

Coach Wortley
Family: Wife: Anita; Children (2)
Alma Mater: Cornerstone University (’88), Western Michigan (’92)

 

Team Accomplishments
34 Consecutive appearances at NAIA Indoor and Outdoor National Championships
16 Cross Country NAIA appearances since 1996
Led team to Eight WHAC Team Titles in Cross Country and T&F

 

Individual Honors
Under his guidance as HC and Director – program has 221 All-American honors (84 athletes)
Directly coached 24 athletes to 54 All-American plaques
2003 WHAC Men’s and Women’s T&F Coach of the Year
Four-time WHAC XC Coach of the Year (W - ’00, ’12, ’13…M – ’00)
Five-time Region VIII Coach of the Year
Since 2006 – chaired NAIA XC Ratings Committee and Selection Committee
Represented NAIA as delegate at four US Track & Field Conventions
Earned USATF Level II coaching certificate in Sprints, Jumps and Throws

 
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Paul Koutz
Assistant Coach - 15th Season
 
Brittany Murray
Assistant Coach - 1st Season
 
Logan Norton
Assistant Coach - 1st Season
 
Tony Shellman
Assistant Coach - 1st Season
 
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Nate Van Holten
Assistant Coach - 14th Season

Coach Van Holten
Family: Wife: Jane; Children: Logan, Olympia
Alma Mater (Year): Cornerstone University, Grand Valley State


Team Accomplishments
77 All-American honors from 28 individuals
Four Individual NAIA National Championships
10 Individual NAIA National Runner-up finishes


Individual Honors
2009 WHAC Coach of the Year (XC)


Outside of Cornerstone
Helped former CU Athletes Derek Scott and Zach Ripley represent Team USA in International competition…helped nine athletes qualify for the USA JR Championships and seven qualify for the USA 

 
 
 
 
  • Feb. 5 - Women's Indoor Track & Field @ GR Sports Hall of Fame T&F Classic (Hosted by Aquinas College) - 2nd of 4 - recap - results
  • Jan. 30 - Women's Indoor Track & Field @ Day 2 - Findlay Classic (Hosted by the University of Findlay) - No Team Score - recap - results
  • Jan. 29 - Women's Indoor Track & Field @ Day 1 - Findlay Classic (Hosted by the University of Findlay) - No Team Score - results
  • Jan. 22 - Women's Indoor Track & Field @ Doug Hansen Open (Hosted by Saginaw Valley State) - No Team Score - recap - results
  • Jan. 15 - Women's Indoor Track & Field @ Bob Eubanks Open (Hosted by Grand Valley State) - No Team Score - recap - results
  • Jan. 9 - Women's Indoor Track & Field @ Winter Open (Hosted by Hillsdale College) - No Team Score - recap - results
  • Dec. 4 - Women's Indoor Track & Field @ Holiday Open (Hosted by Grand Valley State) - No Team Score - recap - results
  • May. 23 - Women's Outdoor Track & Field @ Day 3 - 2015 NAIA Outdoor National Championships - 9th of 60 - recap
  • May. 22 - Women's Outdoor Track & Field @ Day 2 - 2015 NAIA Outdoor National Championships - No Team Score - recap - results
  • May. 21 - Women's Outdoor Track & Field @ Day 1 - 2015 NAIA Outdoor National Championships - No Team Score - recap - results