Prior XC Experience:
Ran at Eisenhower in HS (Winning a State Championsip)
Ran at University of WA (Competing at NCAA National Championships)
Coached at Blanchet, IHS, Speed Unlimited
Prior Issaquah Elementary Teacher for 15 years, now Assistant Principal in Renton School District
Ran at Willamette University (NCAA)
Currently writing my dissertation about the positive impact of athletics on academics
Coached Track last year at IHS
From Sumner Washington
Attended Western Washington University and graduated with degrees in Physical Education and Social Studies.
Hobbies/interests include hiking, mountaineering, running, yoga, coaching, spending time with my family, friends, and orange tabby Lyla.
Ran at West Valley HS, WA
Ran at University of WA (1997-2000) Grad Asst. (2000-2001)
Volunteer experience includes White Pass XC Camp, IHS, Speed Unlimited
Currently works @ Seattle public biotech company Alpine Immune Sciences and is also currently married to Liza
Ellie is a second year coach at IHS. She graduated from Johns Hopkins in May, 2019 with a BS in Neuroscience. She ran four years for Hopkins in both XC and track. During her career at JHU, she earned two National NCAA Division III Team Championship Titles and was an All-American in XC and track (5k, 10k). Prior to her college career, Ellie had an outstanding XC/track career while at Issaquah and is very excited to pass on her knowledge to current athletes.