Leadership History

The Hurricane Track & Field Program has been richly blessed with many great coaches and athlete leaders for over 30 years! Our Leadership History is a list of the many coaches who contributed to the program, athletes who served as Team Captains and athletes who received special recognition awards at our Team Banquet.


Year Head Coach Assistant Coaches All-Around Athlete Inspirational Award Coaches Award Team Captains
1985 Linda Gudmunson Indira Rouw Kurt Ackmermann None Given
1986 Linda Gudmunson Jim Geertsma, Dave Boon Nicole DeVries ? None Given
1987 Linda Gudmunson Dave Boon Nicole DeVries ? None Given
1988 Linda Gudmunson Todd Sullivan Indira Rouw, Nicole DeVries Annette DeVries Allen Grenz
1989 Linda Gudmunson Ken Zylstra PT, Christy Ledeboer PT Nicole DeVries Nicole DeVries ?
1990 Linda Gudmunson Jim VanHowe Nicole DeVries Nicole DeVries ?
1991 Linda Gudmunson Jim VanHowe Vanessa Rasmussen, Brad DeKok Janna Mordtvedt Carol Boon
1992 Linda Gudmunson Eric Davis, Eric Garcia Vanessa Rasmussen, Dusty Hansen, John Andringa Dusty Hansen Kelley VanderPol
1993 Linda Gudmunson Eric Garcia, Darlene Stephenson PT Vanessa Rasmussen, Brad DeKok, Dusty Hansen Tami DeVries, Dusty Hansen Sandra VanZanten, Jon VanderKooy
1994 Linda Gudmunson Eric Garcia Vanessa Rasmussen, Jon VanderKooy Myra Martin, Eric VanderKooy Vanessa Rasmussen, Dusty Hansen
1995 Linda Gudmunson Craig Heynen Juli Rouw, Jon VanderKooy Eric VanderKooy Digger Smiley
1996 Linda Gudmunson Craig Heynen Juli Rouw, James Dvorak Myra Martin Crystal Kivett
1997 Linda Gudmunson Craig Heynen Melody Strauss, Aaron Klein Kara Philp, ? Valerie Maas, Matt Kaemingk
1998 Linda Gudmunson Annie Ehrhardt, Craig Heynen PT, Indira Rouw PT Melody Strauss, Aaron Klein Janey Ledeboer, Diana Shilling, Matt Kaemingk Shari Rouw, Allan Bott
1999 Linda Gudmunson Craig Heynen, Annie Ehrhardt, Mark Gubrud PT Melody Strauss, Brandon Burr Valerie Maas, Krissa Mickelwait, Aaron Klein Sarah Jo Johnson, Travis Haveman
2000 Linda Gudmunson Craig Heynen, Mark Gubrud PT, Wendy Kuipers PT Janey Ledeboer, Jono Orange Sarah Jo Johnson, Ben Skelton, Jon Skelton Karla Kaemingk, Jeremiah Denning Lauren Burr, Sarah Jo Johnson, Janey Ledeboer, Stacie Gubrud, Dan Gudmunson, Jono Orange
2001 Linda Gudmunson Britanie Haack, Craig Heynen PT, Mark Gubrud PT, John Orange PT Jamie Orange, Dan Gudmunson, Jon Skelton, Jono Orange Karla Kaemingk, Jono Orange Sarah Jo Johnson, Clancey Aguero Lauren Burr, Sarah Jo Johnson, Janey Ledeboer, Karla Kaemingk, Dan Gudmunson, Jono Orange, Jeremiah Denning, Jon Skelton
2002 Linda Gudmunson Jono Orange, Mark Gubrud PT, Dennis DeKok PT Lauren Burr, Clancey Aguero Lauren Burr, Jeremiah Denning Holly Braun, Nathan Sakuma, Lauren Burr, Carmen DeVries, Jeremiah Denning, Nathan Sakuma, Clancey Aguero
2003 Linda Gudmunson Jono Orange, Mark Gubrud PT, Craig Heynen PT, Jon Westra PT Jamie Orange, Matt VanderArk Lisa Rouw, Clancey Aguero Jaclyn Fehlhaber, Aaron Lanting, Jeremy Westra Lisa Rouw, Clancey Aguero, Jeremy Westra
2004 Linda Gudmunson Melody Strauss, Jono Orange, Jon Westra PT, Mark Gubrud PT Rachel Skelton, Matt VanderArk Lexxie McClelland, Jeremy Westra Jaclyn Fehlhaber, Jonathan Hurd Jeremy Westra, Aaron Lanting
2005 Linda Gudmunson Melody Strauss, Jono Orange PT, Jon Westra PT Rachel Skelton, Matt VanderArk Emily Wortham, Jeffrey Schloemer Katie Wall, Jonathan Hurd, Alex Blade, Nathan Lanting Nathan Lanting, Matt VanderArk, Rachel Skelton, Jaclyn Fehlhaber, Emily Wortham, Jonathan Hurd
2006 Linda Gudmunson Melody Strauss, Clancey Aguero Rachel Skelton, Jonathan Hurd Jaclyn Fehlhaber, Matt Hogan, Jeffrey Schloemer Jolene Houtsma, Melinda VanderArk, Philip Andrew, Jonathan Hurd Jonathan Hurd, Alex Blade, Rachel Skelton, Jaclyn Fehlhaber
2007 Linda Gudmunson Melody Strauss, Brennen VanLoo PT, Nicole Lang PT, Jonathan Hurd PT Melinda VanderArk, Alex Blade Jacki Taylor, Tim Hibma Katie Wall, Ryan Daut, Jeffrey McClelland, Alex Blade, Tim Hibma Melinda VanderArk, Alex Blade, Tim Hibma
2008 Linda Gudmunson Melody Strauss, Tim Hibma, Jamie Daut, Brennan VanLoo PT Melinda VanderArk, Riley Jones Jacki Taylor, Katie Wall, Ryan Daut Jacki Taylor, Jeffrey McClelland, Melinda VanderArk, Katie Wall, Riley Jones
2009 Linda Gudmunson Tim Hibma, Jamie Daut, Brennan VanLoo PT, Clancey Aguero PT, Nathan DeKok PT Jacki Taylor, Derrick DeVries Jolene Houtsma, David Riley Jacki Taylor, Jacob Emery, Derrick DeVries Jacki Taylor, Derrick DeVries, David Riley, Ryan Daut, Jeffrey McClelland
2010 Linda Gudmunson Tim Hibma, Jamie Daut, Nathan DeKok , Clancey Aguero PT Kylie Whitener, Jeffrey McClelland Kaylin Weidenbach, Ryan Daut, Jacob Emery Brittany Carmen, Kylie Whitener, Jack Kreinen, Ryan Daut Jacob Emery, Jack Krienen, Ryan Daut, Jeffrey McClelland, Kendra McConnell
2011 Linda Gudmunson Tim Hibma, Jamie Daut, Nathan DeKok, Clancey Aguero PT, Brooke Knoester PT Madeleine Dye, Daniel Houtsma Kendra McConnell, Jack Krienen Brittany Carmen, Kylie Whitener, Jack Krienen Jack Krienen, Daniel Houtsma , Kylie Whitener, Kendra McConnell
2012 Linda Gudmunson Tim Hibma, Jamie Daut, Nathan DeKok, Keith Houtsma PT Jane Aguero, Kristina Yzaguirre, Daniel Houtsma Kristina Yzaguirre, Wayne Hancock Ashley VanCamp, Annalyse Hurd, Kendall Ackermann, Michael DeHaan Michael DeHaan, Kyle Oliver, Wayne Hancock, Daniel Houtsma, Annalyse Hurd
2013 Linda Gudmunson Tim Hibma, Nathan DeKok, Jamie Daut PT, Kylie Whitener, Keith Houtsma PT Carla vanRooyen, Caleb Riley Kristina Yzaguirre, Jesse Ketcham Jaci Vanderwerff, Jayson Withers Jane Aguero, Jaci Vanderwerff, Kristina Yzaguirre, Jesse Ketcham, Kyle Oliver
2014 Linda Gudmunson Tim Hibma, Nathan DeKok, Jamie Daut, Keith Houtsma PT Kristina Yzaguirre, Tyler Houtsma Carla van Rooyen, Molli Kaptein, Tyler Houtsma Kristina Yzaguirre, Joshua Swanson Molli Kaptien, Kristina Yzaguirre, Tyler Houtsma
2015 Linda Gudmunson Tim Hibma, Nathan DeKok, Blake Arnold, Ryan Daut, Keith Houtsma PT, Michelle Mills PT Lindsay Noste, Leanna DeVries, Tyler Houtsma, Caleb Twedt Melyssa Whitener, Jenna Withers, Jefferson Richards Melyssa Whitener, Riley Hood Tyler Houtsma, Joshua Swanson, Melyssa Whitener, Kimber-Lynn Anderson
2016 Linda Gudmunson Tim Hibma, Nathan DeKok, Blake Arnold, Ryan Daut, Michele Hood, Melyssa Whitener PT, Jayson Withers PT Leanna DeVries, Caleb Twedt Caleb Smith, Bryson Smith, Lindsay Noste Danielle Van Zanten, Riley Hood Leanna DeVries, Lindsay Noste, Darin Ekkelkamp, Riley Hood, Caleb Twedt
2017 Linda Gudmunson Tim Hibma, Nathan DeKok, Blake Arnold, Jaimie Daut, Tim Larson, Jayson Withers PT Leanna DeVries, Caleb Twedt Sylvana Swanson,  Bryson Smith Danielle Van Zanten, Karina Lervick, Caleb Twedt, Jonathan Brown Leanna DeVries, Sylvana Swanson, Lexi Blom, Danielle Van Zanten, Caleb Twedt, Bryson Smith
2018 Linda Gudmunson Tim Hibma, Nathan DeKok, Tim Larson, Blake Arnold PT, Michelle Mills PT, Jayson Withers PT Emma Symmank, Micah Hays Karina Lervick, Jonathan Brown Emma Symmank, Nathan Sarchet Haley Hood, Emma Symmank, Kendall Van Zanten, Levi Gott, Micah Hays
2019 Linda Gudmunson Tim Hibma, Nathan DeKok, Tim Boonstra, Melinda Boonstra, Blake Arnold PT Emma Symmank, Micah Hays Karina Lervick, Gabe Taylor Karina Lervick, Micah Hays, Austin Lazar, Gabe Taylor Emma Symmank, Karina Lervick, Micah Hays, Gabe Taylor, Austin Lazar

PT= Part Time