2014-15 Women's Track & Field
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Nate Van Holten
Position: Assistant Coach
Years Coached: 13th Season

Email: doctor_nate@hotmail.com

Nate Van Holten begins his first year as the Cornerstone University Men's Head Cross Country Coach after eleven years as an assistant coach for men's middle distance, distance and race walk events. In that time his athletes have broken every school record in cross country and distance events in track and set three conference records.

Since 2006, he has guided the men's cross country team to four NAIA National Championship appearances and the 2009 Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference title.

In 2012, Zach Ripley, the 2010 NAIA National Champion in the 3,000 meter steeplechase, bettered the qualifying standard for the U.S. Olympic Trials in that event. Van Holten's men have owned the steeplechase in the WHAC, winning every year since 2004. 

Van Holten also coach 2012 Olympic Trials Steeplechaser, Derek Scott to nine All-America honors and, the 2007 NAIA National Championship in the 1500 meters as well a spot on the 2004 United States Jr. National team while at CU. He has also had five of his athletes qualify and compete at the USATF Jr. National Championships. Altogether, Van Holten has coached 14 athletes to 32 All-Americans honors, two National titles, and six National Runner-up finishes.

During his collegiate career, Van Holten was an NAIA All-American 4x400 meter runner, competing in four national championship events and earning three WHAC titles in relay events. Van Holten received a master's degree in social work from Grand Valley State University in 2004 and completed his B.S. in youth psychology from Cornerstone in 2002. He also holds three USATF Level II coaching certifications as well as instructor training certification. Nate, his wife, Jane, and their two children live in Grand Rapids.

 
 
Women's Track & Field Roster
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.HometownPrevious School
Mia AdamsFRSprints Brawley, Calif.Brawley HS
Bailey BroganSODistance Kalamazoo, Mich.Mattawan HS
Kaitlyn BronkemaJRSprints McBain, Mich.McBain HS
Cathy CoryellSOMiddle Distance Hamilton, Mich.Hamilton HS
Tiara GeemesFRSprints Wyoming, Mich.East Kentwood HS
Brianna GriffithsSRDistance/Walks Roselle, Ill.Lake Park HS
Grace HamiltonFRDistance Evart, Mich.Evart HS
Larissa HamptonSRSprints Fort Wayne, Ind.Snider HS
Elyssa HofmannFRSprints Livonia, Mich.Livonia Churchill HS
Mariah HolmesSOVault Tustin, Mich.Pine River HS
Gabriela HolyfieldFRThrows Belding, Mich.Belding HS
Cassie JagerFRPole Vault Grand Rapids, Mich.Grand Rapids Christian HS
Cathy KimSOJumps/Vault Kentwood, Mich.East Kentwood HS
Katrina LeeFRJumps Holland, Mich.Holland Christian HS
Lindsay LipaSRSprints/Jumps Canton, Mich.Plymouth Canton HS
Melissa ManlanJRWalks Kalamazoo, Mich.Kalamazoo Central HS
Faith MoerdykFRJumps Kaleva, Mich.Bear Lake-Onekama HS
Brittany MurraySRMulti's Monclova, Ohio.Anthony Wayne HS
Tess OdegardSOJumps Ypsilanti, Mich.Milan HS
Julie OosterhouseSRMiddle Distance Byron Center, Mich.Byron Center HS
Kayla OvokaitysJRWalks Cedar Springs, Mich.Cedar Springs HS
Megan QuickFRSprints Harrisville, Mich.Alcona HS
Allyson RabeFRMid-Distance Portage, Mich.Portage Northern HS
Gabby ReamsSOVault Ada, Mich.Forest Hills Eastern HS
Joy ReistFRMid-Distance Traverse City, Mich.Traverse City Central HS
Haley RussellSRThrows Leroy, Mich.Pine River HS
Lyndee SayersJRHurdles Edison, Ohio.Mt. Gilead Christian HS
Leah ShepherdSRDistance Grand Rapids, Mich.East Kentwood HS
Rachel SkinnerSOSprints Bolingbrook, Ill.Naperville Central HS
Anita SouzaSRHudles/Sprints Varginha, Brazil.Mary Holy Name HS
Audrey TremaineJRDistance Jackson, Mich.Leslie HS
Sydney TremaineSRDistance Jackson, Mich.Leslie HS
Katie WellsFRSprints Nunica, Mich.Spring Lake HS
CallyAnne WymaSRDistance Saint Louis, Mich.Saint Louis HS
Paul Koutz - Head Coach - 3rd season
Rod Wortley - Director of Cross Country/Track & Field - 19th season
Kevin Patterson - Assistant Coach - 15th season
Nate Van Holten - Assistant Coach - 13th season
Rieley Anglin-Hondulas - Manager - 1st season
 
 
 
  • Dec. 5 - Women's Indoor Track & Field @ Laker Early Bird (Hosted by Grand Valley State) - No Team Score
  • May. 24 - Women's Outdoor Track & Field @ NAIA Outdoor Track & Field National Championships - 5th of 98
  • May. 23 - Women's Outdoor Track & Field @ NAIA Outdoor Track & Field National Championships - No Team Score
  • May. 22 - Women's Outdoor Track & Field @ NAIA Outdoor Track & Field National Championships - No Team Score
  • May. 10 - Women's Outdoor Track & Field @ GVSU Last Chance Meet - No Team Score
  • May. 9 - Women's Outdoor Track & Field @ Dr. Keeler Invitational - No Team Score
  • May. 9 - Women's Outdoor Track & Field @ 2nd to Last Chance Meet - No Team Score
  • May. 8 - Women's Outdoor Track & Field @ Dr. Keeler Invitational - No Team Score
  • May. 2 - Women's Outdoor Track & Field @ WHAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships - 3rd of 6
  • May. 1 - Women's Outdoor Track & Field @ WHAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships - No Team Score