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Contacts

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Brian Crane

Head Girl's Coach/Jumps

This is his 15th year coaching and 8th at Corona del Sol High School. He has been a Physical Education teacher for 15 years. Brian has coached State champions and medalists in the jump events. His athletes hold numerous school records. He also serves as the Head Girl’s Cross Country Coach.

Birthplace: Oakland, California
Years Coaching Track at CdS: 8
High School Attended: Pinole Valley
College Attended: San Diego State
Why You Coach Track: I enjoy interacting with the Athletes and watching them improve each season.
Thoughts about Coaching at CdS; CdS has such a great sports tradition. It is an honor to be a part of athletics at CdS.

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Pat Scott

Head Boy's Coach/Long Sprints

He has been coaching for 18 years, 12 of those at Corona del Sol High School. Coach Scott is also a USA Track and Field Level 1, 2, and 3 Certified Coach in Sprints, Hurdles, and Relays. As well as an IAAF (World Athletics) Elite Certified Coach.

Birthplace: San Diego, California
Years Coaching Track at CdS; 12
College Attended: MCC and Collins College
Why You Coach Track: To give back for all the great coaches and experiences the sport has given me, and to encourage athletes to succeed on the track and in life.
Thoughts about Coaching Track at CdS: The family connection here is stronger than any program I’ve ever seen.

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Pat Smith

Distance

Birthplace: Springfield, Illinois
Years Coaching Track at CdS: 25
High School Attended: Morton High School
College Attended: Eastern Illinois University
Why You Coach Track: I just love working with kids, especially distance runners.
Thoughts about Coaching at CdS; Corona is the best school and community to coaching. I enjoy interacting with the athletes and watching them improve each season here at CdS.

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Scott Sharpe

Throws

Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona
Years Coaching Track at CdS: 13
High School Attended: Mountain Ridge
College Attended: Phoenix College & University of Arizona
Why You Coach Track: I coach to put student athletes in a position to discover their potential in order to excel in life.
Thoughts about Coaching at CdS: Coaching throws at CdS has always been enjoyable from the kids to the the coaches and parents. CdS track is a class act program.

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Jon Whaley

Pole Vault

Birthplace: Colorado Springs, Colorado
Years Coaching Track at CdS: 17
High School Attended: Corona del Sol
College Attended: NAU, ASU, University of Phoenix,
Why You Coach Track: Pole Vault is an extreme sport and you have to be brave to do it. I like to think I’m pretty brave.
Thoughts about Coaching at CdS: CdS track has become a second home for me and I have loved every minute of it.

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Kelsy Lum

Hurdles

Birthplace: Henderson, Nevada
Years Coaching Track at CdS; 2
High School Attended: Corona del Sol
College Attended: Grand Canyon University
Why You Coach Track: I love being able to inspire track athletes to exceed their own expectations.
Thoughts about Coaching at CdS; Coaching at CdS continues to fill me with joy through every amazing athlete I work with.

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D'Angelo Foster

Javelin

Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona
Years Coaching Track at CdS: 2
High School Attended: Higley High School
College Attended: Colorado Mesa University
Why You Coach Track: I couldn’t see myself doing anything else. I have been involved in track & field for 12+ years and plan on doing it for as long as the Lord allows me.

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Dakota Jeane DiSanto

Sprints

Birthplace: Indiana
Years Coaching Track at CdS; First Year
High School Attended: Fountain Hills High School
College Attended: Arizona State University
Why You Coach Track: I absolutely love running, but more than that, I love helping other find their love of running and growing as a person with the running community and with themselves.

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Kiana Julian

Sprints Assistant

Birthplace: Wild Rose, Wisconsin
Years Coaching Track at CdS; First Year
High School Attended: Wild Rose High School
College Attended: Currently a junior at Arizona State University
Why You Coach Track: Track and field has always been a passion of mine. I had a coach in high school who had an impact on my life and I would love to be able to make a lasting impression on the student athletes I work with.

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Stephanie Mundt

Long Sprints Assistant

Birthplace: Des Moines, Iowa
Years Coaching Track at CdS; 2
High School Attended: Urbandale High School
College Attended: Arizona State University
Why You Coach Track: Track was a huge part of my life in high school and college, and I love being able to help high school runners enjoy the sport and reach their potential. As a physical therapist, I also feel I can help reduce injury risk by coaching at this level.

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Dave Cooper

High Jump

Birthplace: Ypsilanti, Michigan
Years Coaching Track at CdS: First Year
Why You Coach Track: I am passionate about helping people, including my daughters, establish and achieve goals. Track provides an avenue for athletes to learn and apply success training techniques which they will often adopt to achieve desired outcomes in other areas of their life.

Curtis Easton

Distance Assistant

Pete Salazar

Corona del Sol Faculty Member