In his 15th year at
the helm of the Cornerstone University Cross Country and Track & Field
teams, Coach Wortley has built a nationally recognized program producing the
best runners, jumpers and throwers in school history. Every year he has taken
athletes to the National Athletic Intercollegiate Association (NAIA) National
Championships and over 100 times they have returned with All-America honors
along with over 40 All-America Scholar Athlete awards. His athletes have also
earned 136 Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC) event titles.
Wortley was named
NAIA Region VII and VIII track & field Coach of the Year for women in 2001,
‘04 and ‘05 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.
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