2013-14 Men's Track & Field
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Rod Wortley
Position: Director of Cross Country/Track & Field
Years Coached: 18th Season
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Email: rod.wortley@cornerstone.edu

After 15 seasons as the Men's and Women's Cross Country and Track & Field Head Coach, Wortley begins the 2012-2013 school year as the Director of Cross Country and Track & Field. Since 1996 he has built a nationally recognized program producing the best runners jumpers and throwers in school history.

In 28 consecutive NAIA Indoor and Outdoor National Championships, 52 Golden Eagle athletes have earned All-American honors 106 times along with over 45 All-America Scholar Athlete awards. At the conference level, his athletes have won 154 Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference event titles and six Team Championships.

Wortley was named NAIA Region VII and VIII Track & Field Coach of the Year for women in 2001, 2004 and 2005 and for men in 2003. He has also been selected as WHAC Coach of the Year seven times for Cross Country, Indoor and Outdoor Track & Field. He is the current the President of NAIA Cross Country Coaches Association and has served as the Chair of the Outdoor Championships Games Committee and been Head Field Event Referee at four NAIA Championship Meets.

Wortley graduated from Cornerstone in 1988 with a B.A. in English literature. He completed his Master's Degree in English/professional writing at Western Michigan University in 1992. He also holds three U.S.A. Track & Field Level II coaching certifications. His wife, Anita, is also a Cornerstone alumna. They have two children.

 
 
Men's Track & Field Roster
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.Wt.HometownPrevious School
Thomas BambachJRDistance  Allendale, Mich.Allendale H.S.
Greg BegemanFRDistance  Portage, Mich.Portage Northern H.S.
Jacob BensonFRDistance  Alpena, Mich.Alpena H.S.
Josh BrandFRMulti's  Grand Rapids, Mich.Forest Hills Northern
Jon BrinksSOSprints  Hudsonville, Mich.Unity Christian H.S.
Hunter BurnhamFRDistance  Gypsum, Colo.Eagle Valley H.S.
Jared CourtrightSRDistance  Wyoming, Mich.Hudsonville H.S.
Mike DarlingJRMiddle Distance  Galesburg, Ill.Galesburg H.S.
Dan DoorSOThrows  Wayland, Mich.Wayland Union H.S.
Louis FallandSRDistance  Nuriootpa, Australia.Numonohi Christian Academy
Ben ForemanSRDistance  Holland, Mich.Grand Rapids Community College
Deon FoxSOHurdles/Multi's  Muskegon, Mich.Western Michigan Christian H.S.
Tyler GreySRMiddle Distance  Penfield, Ill.Armstrong Potomac H.S.
Nick HayesJRSprints  Holland, Mich.West Ottawa H.S.
Austin HazenSOSprints  Freeland, Mich.Freeland H.S.
Jared HolmbergJRMiddle Distance  Muskegon, Mich.Muskegon H.S.
Tyler KubikSOSprints  Sterling Heights, Mich.Henry Ford II H.S.
Alex MaciasJRSprints  Lansing, Mich.Haslett H.S.
Johnathan MrosewskeFRJumps/Multi's  Constantine, Mich.Three Rivers H.S.
Logan NortonJRPole Vault/Jump  Comstock Park, Mich.Calvin Christian H.S.
Ross RaymondJRThrows  Tustin, Mich.Pine River H.S.
Cody RischSRRace Walk  Mason, Mich.Williamston H.S.
William RussellFRSprints  Pickering, OntarioPine Ridge Secondary School
Tyler SteigengaJRDistance  Holland, Mich.Holland Christian H.S.
Ethan TrombleyFRDistance  Emmett, Mich.Yale H.S.
Gabriel TurnerFRThrows  Grand Rapids, Mich.Forest Hills Eastern H.S.
Ryan VersenSRSprints/Hurdles  Grand Rapids, Mich.Kenowa Hills H.S.
Isaac WithrowJRDistance/Walks  Tinley Park, Ill.Tinley Park Andrew H.S.
Stuart WolffFRSprints  Sugar Grove, Ill.Harvest Christian Academy
Rod Wortley - Director of Cross Country/Track & Field - 18th season
Paul Koutz - Assistant Coach - 13th season
Nate Van Holten - Assistant Coach - 12th season
Kevin Patterson - Assistant Coach - 14th season
 
 
 
  • Dec. 5 - Men's Indoor Track & Field @ Laker Early Bird (Hosted by Grand Valley State) - No Team Score
  • May. 24 - Men's Outdoor Track & Field @ NAIA Outdoor Track & Field National Championships - 28th of 100
  • May. 23 - Men's Outdoor Track & Field @ NAIA Outdoor Track & Field National Championships - No Team Score
  • May. 22 - Men's Outdoor Track & Field @ NAIA Outdoor Track & Field National Championships - No Team Score
  • May. 10 - Men's Outdoor Track & Field @ GVSU Last Chance Meet - No Team Score
  • May. 9 - Men's Outdoor Track & Field @ Dr. Keeler Invitational - No Team Score
  • May. 9 - Men's Outdoor Track & Field @ 2nd to Last Chance Meet - No Team Score
  • May. 8 - Men's Outdoor Track & Field @ Dr. Keeler Invitational - No Team Score
  • May. 2 - Men's Outdoor Track & Field @ WHAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships - 3rd of 6
  • May. 1 - Men's Outdoor Track & Field @ WHAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships - No Team Score