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CHS Cross Country

About Cross Country

Cross Country is open to any and all students who enjoy running and who want to get better.  Whether you've been running competitively for years or only running to the refrigerator durning commercials, we want you on the Cross Country Team!  Cross Country starts in August and goes through the end of October.


Students:


If you're not sure if Cross Country is for you (or if you want to get a head start on training for the coming season) we have optional summer training on Sundays, Tuesdays, and Thursday from 6:00-7:30 at Donald Robertson City Park ( 244th & Halsey) in Wood Village.  We meet at the NW corner of the park.


The first official practice is on August 13th at Corbett High School.  From August 13th through the 24th practice will be from 6:00-7:30pm.


Parents/Guardians:


We will hold a parent meeting on the bleachers on Tuesday, August 14th from 5:15-6:00pm.  During the meeting Coach will introduce himself to those of you he hasn't already met, answer questions parents/guardians might have, learn a little bit about each of you and go over some of coaches hopes and expectations for the coming season.  If your students planning on joining Cross Country, please plan on being at the meeting.


Important Dates:


Summer Training (optional, but strongly encouraged): August 2, 5,7, 9, 12 from 6:00-7:30pm at Donald Robertson City Park.


First Official Practice: August 13 from 6:00-7:30pm at Corbett High School.


Parent Meeting: August 14 from 515-6:00pm on the bleachers.


Coaching Staff:


Coach Paul Rondema, prondema@corbett.k12.or.us




Cross Country Schedules

Click the Red button below to find the Cross Country Schedule for 2018 season.

2018 Cross Country Schedule
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Meet Your Coach

Paul Rondema is entering his first year as coach of Corbett Cross Country. He lives with his wife Jen and his daughter Anna who attends Corbett Grade School. In his youth he lived in Xinxiang, China and Jos, Nigeria. He attended Concordia University in Portland where he earned his bachelors and masters degrees in education. He has taught Math, English Language Development and Health at Reynolds Middle School for the past 15 years where he has also coached Track and Field. In his time coaching Track he has worked with 4 Conference Athletes of the Year and many Conference champions in their individual races. In his spare time he enjoys reading, writing, gardening and travelling. He is excited to be a part of the Corbett community and to work with the Cross Country athletes as they develop as runners, students and people.