Cross Country (3rd - 8th) Boys/Girls
Coach: Amy Clevenger (6th Year)
Athletic Background: Amy began running several years ago when she was challenged by a Cross Country coach her son ran for; she was challenged to try a 5k. The challenge was accepted by Amy and she has not looked back, since that time she has developed a love for running that she enjoys passing along to and sharing with her students at Oakhill Day School. Over the years since she began running, Amy has competed in over 100 races; including half-marathons, marathons, and ultra races.
Experience: This will be Amy's sixth year as a coach of the Oakhill Cross Country program. Amy loves the sport, and loves to share her passion and love of running with others. Outside of the school Amy is currently a pacer for different races across the country.
"I love helping people get to the finish line with a smile on their face" - Coach Amy Clevenger
Educational Background: St. Teresa's Academy (High School), Missouri State University (College)
Personal Information: Amy is a mother of two great kids, Taylor and Lily. She loves being a mom to these two; she also loves teaching, running, and cooking. In the summer months Amy and her family spend a lot of time at the lake!
Coach: Chris Fernandez (6th Year)
Athletic Background: Chris grew up wrestling, playing football, and running track and field while in high school. In college he took his love for running to the University of Missouri where he ran for the Track & Field and Cross Country programs. Coach Fernandez has a passion for running; he enjoys sharing his knowledge of, and love for running with the students of Oakhill Day School.
Experience: Coach Fernandez is entering his sixth year coaching the Cross Country team here at Oakhill. Coach Fernandez brings with him 5 years of running experience at the collegiate level. He was a member of the University of Missouri - Columbia Cross Country/Track & Field programs for five years. Chris, along with Coach Clevenger and Newhouse has helped to grow the number of runners on the Cross Country team in each of their first three seasons. Coach Fernandez is also involved in the lower school basketball program here at Oakhill; in that role he is a coach for the kindergarten/1st grade basketball team.
Educational Background: Plattsburg High School (Plattsburg, MO.) University of Missouri - Columbia (College)
Personal Information: Chris enjoys spending time with his friends and large family. He loves movies, and all things movie related! Coach Fernandez has a huge passion for running, he really enjoys helping runners develop their skills and achieve their goals.
Coaching/Playing Accomplishments: As a coach of the Oakhill Day School Track & Field team in the spring of 2016, Coach Fernandez helped guide the program to a City Championship - 2016 - 1st Place Small Class Division!!