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ALL-USA Boys Track and Field Coach of the Year: Doug Soles (2016)

Coach Soles is the National Track Coach of the Year for 2016!



Building Championship Cross Country Programs Book Released!

Cross country coaches that want to take their coaching to the next level will want to read this book! Coach Doug Soles has consistently delivered some of the top boys and girls teams in the nation each season. In this book, he shares his secrets for how to build a championship program. Whether you are a first year coach, or a seasoned veteran, Building Championship Cross Country Programs can help you fill in the gaps and take your program to another level.



Soles Named National Cross Country Coach of the Year

Read about Coach Soles being selected the Coach of the Year in 2015!



The Running Effect Podcast

Check out Coach Soles on The Running Effect Podcast.



Top 100 High School Sports Coaches

High school sports should be about the athletes – the kids who will likely look back on their four years and remember it as the time of their lives.

But through consistent success and longevity, some coaches become the face of high school sports programs or even the school itself. It's not all that unusual for coaches to spend 40 years at one school, leading multiple generations of athletes in a community.

We set out to identify 100 of the top high school coaches in the country, men and women who have won multiple state and national championships, set records and worked to perfect their craft over decades.



Top High School Coaches of the Decade (2010-19) from Each Sport

Coach Soles selected as the top girls cross country coach of the decade for 2010-2019 on


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