2010 NHS XC Coaches

Richard Mick

Richard Mick - Head Coach -Cross Country / Track and Field - Distance

Coach Mick has been coaching Cross Country for 12 years. As a student of NHS, Mick was an AVL champion in Basketball and Cross Country. He also currently holds the school record for the 2 mile run (track) and the 5K (cross country). After graduating in '89 he went on to play ESU Basketball, ESU Cross Country, and KSU Cross Country between '89 and '92.

Coach Mick still holds the 5K NHS Cross Country record time of 15:52 which he set at the Great Bend Regional's in 1987.  Coach Mick is also the distance runners coach for Newton Track.

Michelle Bergquist

Michelle Bergquist - Assistant Coach Cross Country

Coach Bergquist has been the Assistant Cross Country Coach since at least 2006.  Coach Bergquest (Bradbury in 1989) holds the second fastest time at NHS Cross Country of 12:16 set at the Newton Invitational in 1989.  This was for a distance of 2 miles (3.2 Kilometers).  The distance for girls (5A-1A) Cross Country was changed to 4 Kilometers in 2006.