Cross Country

  • Head Cross Country – Janelle Mulkey
    Assistant Cross Country – Jamal Green-Gaskin

    Do you enjoy camaraderie? Do you want to be involved in a competitive event that is also encouraging and supportive? Do you enjoy running?  If so, Cross Country is the sport for you.  We are always looking to add more runners to our vastly growing team.  If you are interested or want more information on joining this dynamic sport please ask any cross country runner or speak with one of the coaches listed at the bottom.

    Philosophy and Goals

    The philosophical foundation of the program lies in the understanding that each person is an important and unique individual who have the common needs of love and respect. We as the coaches hope to foster an environment of love and respect for self, authority, teammates and the sport. The overall approach will be with positive enthusiasm.

    There are four specific objectives of the Veterans Memorial Cross Country program:

    1. Develop young people of strong moral character.
    2. Develop a sense of individual responsibility and team/program accountability. (Love for team, sport, teammates, sense of tradition, self-motivation, and discipline)
    3. Joy of the journey.
    4. To win by developing year-round runners.


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