Name: Alaric Gwynn
Years coaching: 5
2017 state meet team finish:
Goals / expectations this year: Producing the strongest number 4-7 runners Hillcrest has ever had ensuring our depth and contention for top 3 in 5A.
Up and coming runners on the team (only team ranked): Jacob Kerby, Kyle Wilson, and Elliot Dotson all contending for remaining two varsity slots.
Top meets going to this year: Coaches Classic and GTC Tiger Classic.
Team leaders: Lucas Conti and Jacob Kerby.
Team vision: We approach every practice like it's race day. Proverbs 27:17-Iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another.
Coach motto: I encourage all of my athletes to make sure they have no regrets by the time they cross the finish line.
Coach personal records: 400 - 53.49 800 - 1:53 5K - 18:13 8K - 32:23 10K - 42:21
School 5K xc record with year: 15:54 set in 2013
Number of returners from 2017 season: (Team-23 returning runners) and (Varsity-5 of 7)
Number of new runners for 2018 season: (Team-6 first year runners) and Varsity (2 former JV runners).
Season expectations: Top three individual and top three team placing at SCHSL 5A Championship.