LTU Bluedevils
2014 Men's Cross Country Coaches
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Coach Green graduated from Northcentral University in Presscott, Arizona with a Masters of Education specializing in Sport Management and Leadership. Before receiving his masters, Coach graduated from Northwest Missouri State University in 1992 with a bachelors degree in Physical Education.

Coach Green got his start in coaching when he became the Head Men's and Women's Cross Country/Track Coach for Rochester College in 2001-2003. From there, Green became the Assistant Cross Country/Track Coach for Oakland Community College, where he also held several other positions including: Assistant Athletic Director, Athletic Coordinator, Site Manager, and Health and Physical Education Professor.

Below is a list of Coach Green's personal accomplishments:   

  • 1992 NCAA Division II All-American in the 800 meters (1:51.79) at NCAA DII National Indoor Track and Field Championships
  • 2005-2006 American Record Holder in 35-39 age group in the indoor Mile 4:26 and 3000 9:00   
  • 2009 Michigan Runner Magazines Masters Runner of the year
  • 2010 Michigan Runner Magazines Runner of the Year
  • 2011 Michigan Runner Magazines Masters Runner of the year  
  • Over 25 years of high level competitive running experience with a personal best 2:36 in the marathon.

During Coach Green's coaching tenure, he has coached over 16 All-American athletes at the NJCAA level and one in the USCAA level. Also, over 25 Academic All-Americans at the NJCAA level.

Coach currently lives in Pontiac, Michigan with his wife Julia. He has 16-year-old twin daughters name Jessica and Ellen who attend Pontiac, Notre Dame Prep and are both three sport athletes. Coach also has a 14-year-old autistic son name Ricky.