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National Championships, Johnson fell from the beam on the first day of competition and finished tenth all-around. She won the U. Junior National All-Around Championship with a score higher than any of her senior elite competitors. She competed at], winning the all-around over teammate Natasha Kelley. Johnson also competed in the Pan American Gameswinning four gold medals team, all-around, beam and bars and a silver on floor.
National Championshipsbeating Shayla Worley by more than three points. In prelims qualificationJohnson scored Johnson performed all four events in the team finals; the only U. She fell on the beam on her handspring-handspring-layout series and scored The team won gold with It was the second U.
In floor exercise, she went out-of-bounds on her first tumbling pass, but won the gold with a She fell on her Amanar vault, scoring a Although Johnson scored first on the vault, balance beam, and floor, she finished second in the all-around.
Nastia Liukin won gold with an uneven bars score nearly a point higher than Johnson. Johnson won the all-around with a Johnson finished first on floor, despite falling, on her double-double mount. Johnson also won the floor exercise. He has coached sixty-six individual and relay conference champions, fifty-nine conference runners-up, fourteen State champions, eleven state runners-up, Forty-eight state place-winners and seven Drake Relays Champions.
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Dick coached Cross Country for 17 years. His teams have finished as the conference runner-ups three times, won two Fresh-Sophomore Conference titles and two runners-up teams. He coached 4 state qualifying teams, 22 individual runners placing in the top ten at the Mississippi Athletic Conference meet and 25 state qualifiers. In he was an assistant football coach at Cedar Rapids Jefferson when Jefferson won the first official State Football play-off title.
He is currently officiating on the college level, Drake Relays, and helped coach for St. Ambrose University in the jumps for two years coaching four Conference Champions and two National Meet qualifiers. He married Rosemary in and they are the proud parents of a daughter Meghan Mrs. While in high school, he was active in football, baseball, basketball, and track, as well as 4-H and FFA.
Cornie graduated from Northwestern College, lettering in football, wrestling, and track. He was an All-American Offensive tackle in His education took him to Fairfield, where he taught and coached until Cornie began officiating while in college, and the school year marks his 40th year as an official. In addition to being a track and field official, cross country, and football official at both the high school and college level, he as officiated basketball, wrestling, baseball, and softball.
He estimates he has worked at least track meets, in one officiating capacity or another. Cornie currently holds US Track and Field certification in 20 areas, with Master certification in 6 areas. He has been a state meet starter 16 times. His high school annual called him the top athlete in the high school during his senior school year, He took part in football, basketball and track. He later would become the most successful coach in the 20th century for the Spirit Lake Community School District, which lasted for 50 years.
Coach Webb began his coaching career in coaching football, basketball and track. You have all the experienced or read of the championship teams and state trips, but the thing that made John special was not the winning teams, but his winning spirit and work with the future of his community — her youth. To John every team was a winner, regardless of the w-n-loss record, and every player was an all-state selection. He loved each and every one of you. He gave you, and the people of his community, more than just winning athletics — he gave his time, his love and a great deal of his labor.
He went to Linn Point country school through 8th grade and attended Clarinda High School, fromwhere he lettered in basketball, track and baseball.
He did additional work at several colleges and received his MS degree from University of Northern Iowa. Glenn began his teaching and coaching career in Lake Park, Iowa. He taught and coached for 41 years at a variety of schools in the state but mainly at Hartley, Iowa where Glenn spent his last 28 years in public education. His track and cross-country teams won a combined 9 state titles, plus 7 conference titles and 5 district meets.
He retired from coaching in and teaching in Glenn started his first track meet in He also worked many conference meets throughout those years. Glenn is a past president and member of the Northwest Iowa Coaches and Officials Association for 40 years. He retired from officiating football inbasketball insoftball, volleyball and track in Plus during his spare time, he pitched Fast Pitch softball for 30 years.
Glenn married Yvonne Happel in and had 5 children. He is presently enjoying his retirement and spends his spare time playing golf and bridge. Weldon was the multi-events coach of coaches. His speciality, though, was shaping do-everything athletes into champions. He began his track career winning 12 college letters in various sports, some at Iowa and some at Graceland, plus gaining national acclaim as a javelin thrower.
He won the Drake Relays javelin title competing for Graceland and the crown with Iowa.
He also claimed the then-prestigious national Amateur Athletic Union title. Weldon took a do-everything young track star from Lamoni into Sacramento Junior College in California and Jack Parker responded by winning the bronze medal in the Olympic decathlon in Berlin. Then Forty years later, Bruce Jenner, turned into a decathlete and gained international status winning the gold medal at the Olympic Games in Montreal with a world-record performance.
The Californian first came to Iowa in enrolled at Graceland Academy for his junior and senior high school year, then spent a year at Graceland College. As a college freshman inhe won the Drake and Kansas relays javelin titles. Then in at Iowa, he won the three national relays at Texas, Kansas and Drake.
He won the national Amateur Athletic Union title, twice the Big Ten Conference champ and set state intercollegiate javelin mark to feet. Weldon then spent years at Sacramento and his track teams won the Northern California Junior College meets nine times and lead the establishment of a national junior-college meet. During this time at Sacramento two of his many star athletes swept the decathlon in Berlin with Glenn Morris and Bob Clark both surpassing the Olympic record.
Ken Weller has a resume unmatched by many.
Ken is a graduate of Hope College in Holland, Michigan. While there he competed in football and track and field. Weller served as president at Central College in Pella from to While at Central, he was instrumental in their athletic success, overseeing programs that produced 11 Division III team championships, 25 individual titles, 20 post-graduate scholarship winners, and seven Division III players of the year.
As an official, Dr. He was also a three time All-American Cross Country runner. Three State Pentathlon Championships. Twelve time conference Team Champions.
Ron is married, wife Jan, and has five children. That comes to a total of seasons of athletics. During his tenure Mount Pleasant won one state championship, five runner-ups, six district titles and seven conference championships. He coached 27 state individual champions in a variety of events, 10 relay teams state champions and his athletes have set five state meet records. He has had individual conference champions and 71 state meet place winners. He has had two individual and two relay teams win Drake Relay titles.
Denny has had similar success coaching cross country. His teams won five conference titles during his tenure. He was nominated for National Coach of the Year in Denny coached the Junior Olympic team in Mexico City in Denny has been a member of the Drake Relays High School jury since He is a certified USATF official who continues to officiate track and field and cross country at all levels.
Denny and his wife of 41 years, Mary live in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, where he retired from Mt. Pleasant High School in after 40 years of teaching. They also enjoy seven grandchildren.
He grew up on various farms in the community and graduated in Harold lettered three years in football. While there, Harold taught junior high science, junior high industrial arts, and boys and girls physical education. He was athletic director and assisted conference champion football and basketball teams. Belle Plaine quickly rose to fame with a group of talented athletes.
Inthe team repeated as State Champions both indoors and outdoors. During this time, there was only one class for girls track. Belle Plaine did not have a track. They practiced on a yard oval on a playground. They even held meets there!
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Harold was hired as the cross country and girls track coach as well as physical education teacher at Kennedy High School. During his tenure at Kennedy, he continued to have outstanding individuals and teams. Harold and Peg moved to rural Solon, Iowa, were Harold continued to coach and has enjoyed watching the various athletic programs and activities of the community.
He taught and coached at Marengo from tothe US Marinesand then back to Marengo to Sportsmanship was one of the qualities he installed in his students and teams. There was also a strong sense of competition and cooperation as his teams placed at or near the top in Conference competition or went on to other accomplishments on the state level in Track. His cross country team won the Mississippi Valley Conference title in His track teams won five Conference outdoor titles and one indoor title.
The warriors were state-runners-up in and won the state Track title in He was awarded the State Coach of the Year award in Bud is one of the most decorated coaches in Iowa.
In addition to his teaching duties, he belonged to eight professional organizations, coached in eight sports, between boys and girls, and served numerous service organizations. His total Cross Country record is for the girls, and for the boys.
Bud was nominated for election into the Hall of Fame by his wife, Bonnie. Inhe was the yard and Long Jump State Champion. He attended Iowa University where he ran on the mile relay team which set an American intercollegiate record.
In the Olympic Trials he broke the world record in the meter dash and meter run. He was a member of the 24th Olympic Games in Paris in the meter run. Eric is inducted posthumously. He soon returned to Knoxville with his lovely wife, Teresa, and their two children. Six time Big 8 Champion. Five time Drake Relays Champion. Randy was a member of the Olympic Team scheduled to run in the meters event.
Selected to the Drake Relays Hall of Fame — The Outstanding Collegiate performer ofWoodhouse set a Carnival record of 9. Woodhouse won four Penn Relays championships during his ACU career, running the third leg on the yard relay championship team, and then anchoring the winning yard relay team in and the yard and yard relay teams in Woodhouse twice tied the world record in the yard dash 9.
He also ran on Wildcat relay teams which set world records in the yard and yard relay events. Woodhouse ranked fourth in the yarrd dash and 10th in the yard dash in the world in He also finished fifth in the at the U. Olympic Trials in to become an alternate member of the U.