Becky McGriff - Head Track Coach/Technique Coach - Sprints & Javelin
Coach McGriff began running youth track in Pittsburgh at the age of eight and went on to compete in sprints, jumps, and relays at Anderson University. She has seven years of youth track coaching experience and is a USA Track & Field Level 1 Certified Coach. She is the vice president of the Indiana Youth Track Association. Coach McGriff works part-time as an athletic trainer and performance enhancement specialist, and in her spare time she enjoys watching track and Major League Baseball and spending time with her husband and two sons. They live in Noblesville and attend East 91st St. Christian Church. Bringing glory to God motivates her to strive for excellence, and she is passionate about teaching kids how God and His Word relate to athletics.
Kent Graham - Coaching Mentor
After running for Southport High School and Indiana Central College, Coach Graham has gone on to accumulate 36 years of coaching experience. He is currently the Boys’ Head Track and Cross Country Coach at Noblesville High School, where he also teaches physical education. He is a USA Track & Field Level 2 Certified Coach. In his spare time, Coach Graham enjoys biking, running, and sports photography, a hobby he hopes to turn into a part-time career. He and his wife live in Noblesville and attend White River Christian Church. They have two adult children.
Bob Bragg - Technique Coach - Distance & Cross Country
Coach Bragg attended Eastbrook High School where he was a standout track and cross country athlete with personal records of 1:56 for 800m, 4:21 for 1600m, 9:29 for 3200m, and 15:29 for 5k cross country. He was the AAU national champion in the 15-16 age group for 1500m. He went on to run for Taylor University where he was the National Christian College Champion in the steeplechase, as well as a three-time cross country all-American. Since college, he has completed an Ironman Triathlon and still competes in road races and triathlons. Coach Bragg is a juvenile probation officer and lives in Noblesville with his wife and two sons. He attends White River Christian Church and finds that he often feels closest to God when he is training.
LaTishia Smith - Technique Coach - Throws
Coach Smith began throwing shot put and discus in junior high and high school, and then she went on to compete for Anderson University where she added the hammer throw to her repetoire. Placing 22nd at NCAA Division III Nationals in 2001, she still holds the school record in the hammer. She went on to coach throwing events at AU for a few years and is a USA Track & Field Level 1 Certified Coach. Coach Smith has a masters degree in sports psychology and is an associate professor of psychology at Ivy Tech Community College. In her spare time she enjoys biking, cooking & baking, and anything sports-related. She and her husband live in Anderson, and she has one step son. She believes that God is the giver of all talent and deserves all praise for our accomplishments. She has also learned that her relationship with God is more important than any successes or failures and that it requires just as much training and attention as her sport.
Andy Durnell - Technique Coach - Long Jump & Sprints
Coach Durnell first discovered his speed on the football field where he earned All-State honors as a defensive back in high school and 4 varsity letters at Wabash College. He now enjoys running and playing softball, and he completed his first marathon in November of 2010. He has learned how limited his strength is without God and credits God with giving him the strength to complete two marathons in under 4 hours. Coach Durnell is a financial advisor and certified personal trainer who loves the Chicago Cubs. He lives in Fishers with his wife and two daughters, and they attend Radiant Christian Life Church.
Paul McGriff - Technique Coach - Turbo Jav
Though track and cross country are among the many sports Coach Paul participated in growing up, he only returned to running again in the last ten years. Having completed five marathons and over 15 half marathons, he most enjoys adventurous races on trails, over sand dunes, and through scenic neighborhoods. His most memorable race has been the 2011 New York City Marathon. Coach Paul often feels closest to God when he is enjoying the gift of running, and he believes God has used running to develop character and perseverance in his life. Coach Paul is a probation officer and, in addition to running, enjoys watching sports, reading, and spending time with his wife and two sons. They live in Noblesville and attend East 91st St Christian Church.
Sara Siefert - Technique Coach - Jumps
Coach Siefert competed in track and cross country in high school and for Taylor University where she specialized in high jump, triple jump, and long jump, as well as the heptathlon. While at Taylor, she was named the National Christian College Athletic Association Christian Leadership Athlete of the Year. As a runner, she competed in the national cross country championships and has completed a marathon. Coach Siefert has 6 years of track coaching experience at Wheaton College where she coached a national heptathlon champion and was on staff with Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Coach Siefert considers it a privlege to have used her talents to glorify and represent Christ, and she has found Him to be her strength, courage, and comfort. She lives in Noblesville with her husband and 4 daughters, and they attend Harvest Bible Chapel.
Matt Boatman - Training Group Coach
Coach Boatman threw shot put and discus in junior high and high school, competing for the state champion team his senior year. He feels that competing in track taught him focus, understanding, and drive. He owns his own business in the mining industry and has coached a variety of youth sports. He lives in Fishers with his wife and 2 sons, and they attend the Church at the Crossing.
Joel Bruns - Training Group Coach
Coach Bruns participated in and coached football and wrestling for several years before taking up running as an adult. In the last 8 years he has completed 3 marathons and numerous other races and enjoys the challenge of continuing to get faster. Before coaching with Body in Training he was a marathon and half marathon coach for the YMCA. He considers running to be his daily meditation and favorite form of prayer, and through running, he has learned to not accept limitations. Coach Bruns is a librarian and loves reading as well as outdoor activities like rock climbing, mountain biking, and kayaking. He is married and has 1 daughter, and they attend Holy Family Episcopal Church.
Andy Foster - Technique Coach - Distance & Steeplechase
Coach Foster ran track and cross country for Carmel High School, placing 3rd in the 1984 state cross country meet and 4th in the 3200 in the 1985 state track meet. He went on to be a scholarship athlete at the University of South Carolina where he holds the school record in the steeplechase. He has also coached distance runners at the high school level and is a USATF Certified Developmental Coach. Coach Foster credits his running success to God who gave him the talent to perform, and through running, he has learned the rewards of hard work,as well as how to handle both success and defeat. He and his wife live in Noblesville with their 3 children, and they attend White River Christian Church.
Chad Lesnet - Technique Coach - Hurdles & Sprints
Coach Chad ran cross country and track for Addison High School in Addison, Michigan. Specializing in sprints and middle distance, he placed in the 800m at the state meet. He went on to run track at Purdue where he competed in sprints, hurdles, and jumps. God used his high school track coach, who was also a pastor, to significantly impact his life for Christ. Coach Chad is a business consultant who enjoys strength training and golf. He lives in Noblesville with his wife and 3 sons, and they attend Genesis Church.
Mason McQuinn - Technique Coach - Pole Vault
Coach McQuinn was a 15' pole vaulter for Kokomo High School where he was a member of the 1994 State Champion team, and he is now the pole vault coach at Hamilton Heights High School. He is a construction manager and lives in Cicero with his wife and 3 sons. They attend Arcadia Christian Church and White River Christian Church. In his spare time, Coach McQuinn enjoys hunting, fishing, and anything outdoors, and he is very involved in mission work in Haiti, Panama, and the Dominican Republic.
Heather Miller - Training Group Coach
Coach Miller loved running as a child and began competing in track her 7th grade year, racing in distance events. In high school she set the school record in the 3200m and was MVP of the cross country team her senior year. She has recently begun to compete again in local road races. She especially enjoys the beauty of the changing seasons when she is out running and finds that through running, God gives her clarity, energy, and peace. Coach Miller is an elementary school teacher and enjoys zumba, music, reading, and crafting with her family. They live in Noblesville and attend White River Christian Church.
Jill Moor - Training Group Coach
Coach Moor began running road races with her dad at a young age and went on to compete in cross country and track at Noblesville High School and Butler University. She finished 37th in the state cross country meet in high school and earned the Most Improved Runner award at Butler. Coach Moor sees running as a way to be a good steward of the healthy body God has given her, and through running she has learned perseverance, hard work, and pushing through temporary pain to enjoy the fruits of her labor. Coach Moor has just recently moved back to Noblesville where she lives with her husband and 3 kids. She attendsWhite River Christian Church and enjoys reading, cooking, sports (especially Butler Basketball!) and spending time with family.
Steve Nichols - Training Group Coach
Coach Nichols began running as a football player, playing and then coaching for Franklin College. With additional coaching experience in high school football and wrestling as well as youth football and basketball, he is a recreational runner who values faith, family, and athletics. Through sports he has learned that athletics and the Christian walk are very similar - we must be strong and courageous (Joshua 1:9), we can do all things through Christ when faced with challenges (Philippians 4:13), and we must be prepared in season and out of season (II Timothy 4:2.) Coach Nichols is married and has 3 kids, and they live in Noblesville and attend Castleview Baptist Church.
Sierra Vogt - Training Group Coach
Coach Vogt ran cross country and track in high school, setting the sectional record in the 800m and winning the Mental Attitude Award. She went on to run for Anderson University where she was conference champion, also in the 800m. Since college she has completed several road races including a full marathon. As an athlete, her relationship with God has brought her peace and confidence to inspire her to be brave, to do her best, and to remember that she is always part of something much bigger than one event or one meet or one goal. Coach Vogt lives with her husband and two kids in Fishers, and they attend itown church. In her spare time she enjoys running, reading, and playing word games.
Keith White - Training Group Coach
Coach White ran cross country in high school and has continued running as an adult, completing his first half marathon in November of 2012. While running, he enjoys spending time in prayer, and through running, he has learned persistence, the ability to bounce back from adversity, and to enjoy the journey. Coach White is married and has 3 children, and he lives in Noblesville and attends Harbour Shores Church.
Gina Miller - Training Group Coach
Coach Gina ran track and cross country in high school and went on to compete for Anderson University, specializing in middle distance events. She now works for USA Track and Field. Running has always been a quiet prayerful time for her, and she finds that her relationship with God has greatly impacted her attitude toward competitors. Coach Gina lives in Noblesville with her husband and 3 children, and they attend White River Christian Church.
Kent McCool - Training Group Coach
Coach McCool ran track in high school, competing in hurdles and middle distance events. As an adult he continues to compete in local road races and has coached various youth sports teams. Through running he has learned goal setting and discipline, and he feels a closer connection with God when he is physically active. Coach McCool has two kids,lives in Noblesville, and attends Bethel Lutheran Church. In his spare time he enjoys working out, running, and reading.
Rob Knight - Training Group Coach
Coach Knight ran track in high school, qualifying for the state meet twice and setting school records in the 100m, long jump, and 4x100m relay. He went on to compete for Anderson University where he met his wife. They now live in Westfield, have 3 children, and attend itown church.
Kim Stalter - Training Group Coach
Coach Stalter is a recreational runner and an elementary school music teacher. In her spare time she enjoys cooking and spending time with her husband and two daughters. They live in Noblesville and attend East 91st Street Christian Church.
Peyton Ali - Training Group Coach
Coach Peyton is a student at Noblesville High School where she competes in track, cross country, and basketball. In 2012 she won the Mental Attitude Award for her cross country team, and she also coaches youth basketball. The most important lesson she has learned from running is perseverance. Peyton attends White River Christian Church with her family.
Margo Foster - Training Group Coach
Coach Margo is a student at Noblesville High School and a former Body in Training athlete who competed in long jump, triple jump, and sprints. Through her experiences in track she has learned to never give up, to ask God for strength, and to keep going, no matter how hopeless a situation may seem. Margo attends White River Christian Church and enjoys participating in youth group,Young Life, and show choir as well as coaching cheerleading for Special Olympics.
Eric Sturges - Training Group Coach
Coach Sturges ran track and cross country in junior high, giving it up in high school to focus on swimming, where he competed as a state finalist and set two school records. He began running again as an adult, adding cycling and triathlons to his list of hobbies. He has coached swimming and football as well as track and cross country at Hamilton Southeastern Junior High and a former USATF youth club in the area. Despite having coached runners and teams who have been highly successful on the state and national level, he considers his most rewarding experiences as a coach to be having teams with good sportsmanship and having the opportunity to impact the lives of individual athletes. Coach Sturges enjoys spending time with his wife and two kids watching movies, taking road trips, and doing anything outdoors. They live in Fishers and attend Bridgeway Community Church.