Cross Country is a great sport of distance running where you can and will test yourself physically and mentally. You will meet awesome people who only want the best for you and only want you to succeed. Your coaches and teammates will guide you to becoming a better athlete and a better person overall.
The Cross Country team is not only a successful athletic program here, it is a family. We encourage you to come be a part of a team that is absolutely united and has a great bond. Boy or girl, regardless of age, everyone on the team supports one another and loves watching one another succeed to the highest level.
Cross Country Head Coach
Born and raised here in Williston, ND. Shane Wahlstrom has been coaching Cross Country since 2008. He started as an assistant at Century High School in Bismarck, ND, but moved back to Williston in 2011 and became an assistant for the Coyote Cross Country team. Wahlstrom then became head coach in 2014. Coach Wahlstrom ran cross country starting in seventh grade for the Coyotes and participated all through high school. One major highlight of his career is a State Championship team win in 2004.
Chase Gregory, Assistant Coach. Gregory moved to Williston from Pontiac, Illinois in 2016. He has participated in cross country since 5th grade. Chase also ran in college, NAIA, for Clarke University in Dubuque, Iowa. An awesome highlight for his career is his two time qualification for Nationals in College.