GCC Cross Country Running
Coach: Will Andresen
Will Andresen has been a competitive runner and skier for most of his life. In high school, he ran track and cross-country, setting a high school record in the 3200 meters. In college, Andresen was a member of the Northern Michigan University Ski Team, serving as team captain in his Senior year. While at Northern, he qualified for the NCAA National Championships and was the lead-off skier on the NCSA National Champion relay team. Andresen continues to pursue his duel passions for running and skiing. He is a wave 1 Birkie skier and a 2:51 marathoner. Currently, Andresen is training for his second 100 mile trail run this summer.
“I’m very excited about the opportunity to coach this new team. My coaching philosophy will be to create individual training and racing programs to meet the specific background, talents and goals of each athlete.”
Student-Athlete Physical Form
Student-athletes at Gogebic Community College must receive a satisfactory sports physical prior to participating in any intercollegiate sports activity. Before a student-athlete may practice, he/she must have this physical form on file with the Athletic Director. Completion of this physical is the responsibility of the student-athlete prior to the beginning of the sport season. Please note: a successfully passed physical is valid for the academic year. Click here to access the physical form. Bring the form to your physician and return the completed form to the Athletic Director.
Cross Country Running Team
2013-2014 Cross Country Running Schedule
Gogebic Community College - located in Ironwood, Michigan - has created a new men’s and women’s Cross-Country running team for the 2009 season!
The team will compete in a collegiate cross-country running meet across the upper Midwest. All travel expenses, entry fees and team uniforms will be covered by the college. Runners will also have the opportunity to compete on Gogebic’s new Nordic ski team.
"I am thrilled you are adding a team up there. We need more JC teams in this country to promote the sport at ALL levels."
Check out Coach Wil Andresen's Cross Country Running Facebook page!
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Cross Country Coach, Men's & Women's
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