Trisha’s Coaching Resume

Private Running Coach since 2004

  • Coaching beginners through Olympic Marathon Trials qualifiers; all distances and all surfaces


seattle running club Cross country and weekly workouts coach since 2013

  • Develop the training schedule and direct the workouts for the club’s cross country team

  • Plan and implement workouts on Wednesdays and Saturdays for club members


Head Coach Men’s and Women’s Cross Country/Track & Field, Seattle University 2006-2017

  • Two WAC Athletes of the Year in Cross Country: Erik Barkhaus, 2012; Lila Rice, 2016

  • Women’s WAC Cross Country Conference Team Champions 2014

  • Erik Barkhaus, 15th place finish at 2012 NCAA DI West Regional Cross Country (best finish in school history)

  • Coach of the Year 2014, cross country

  • NCAA DI Cross Country Conference Championships: Five top three team finishes for both the men’s and women’s teams (out of 8 championship meets)

  • Five NCAA National Track & Field Appearances: Katie Hansen - 2008, 11th in the 3000m; Dylan Burnett - 2013 and 2014, 23rd and 18th respectively in the javelin; Shaddye Melu - 2015 and 2016, 19th and 20th respectively in the high jump

  • 16 men’s NCAA DI track & field individual conference champions, 11 women’s track & field individual conference champions (combined indoor and outdoor); 57 men’s podium* finishers, 52 women’s podium finishers (*”podium” means top 3)

  • Award Winners: Eddie O’Brien Student-Athlete of the Year - Shaddye Melu, 2015-16; Katie Hansen, 2008-09; Bill Fenton 101 Club Athlete of the Year - Mandie Maddux, 2015-16; Shaddye Melu and Sophie Curatilo, 2014-15; Erik Barkhaus, 2012-13; Emily Walters, 2010-11; Individual Mission Award - Meghan Arigo, 2014-15; Meeghan Bergmann, 2011-12; Capital One First Team Academic All-District VIII, Erik Barkhaus and Capital One Second Team Academic All-District, Meeghan Bergmann and Hannah Mittelstaedt, 2012-13


Assistant Track Coach/Head Mid-Distance and Distance Coach, Edmonds-Woodway High School 2006

  • Four top-10 all-time outdoor track school records: girl’s 800m, 2 x girl’s 1600m, boy’s 3200m

Assistant Cross Country Coach, Edmonds-Woodway High School 2005

  • Boy’s and girl’s teams qualified for State

  • Kate Southcote-Want won Wesco Championships, South Division title; 2nd at District 1 Championships 4A; 13th at State meet


Assistant Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Coach, University of Portland 2004

  • Men’s and women’s teams both won the WAC Cross Country Conference titles

  • Men’s team 5th, women’s team 12th at NCAA DI West Regionals


Volunteer Coach Men’s and Women’s Track & Field, Seattle Pacific University 2004

  • Mentored one NCAA DII qualifier in the women’s 10,000m


Rowing Coach, Lake Union Crew 2000