This Coach Spotlight features our Boys Track & Field Coach, Al Leslie
Q: What has been your message to your team with the cancellation of your season?
Stay focused, continue to train (on your own). Keep a positive outlook on the future.
Q: What were your team expectations for 2020?
A: League and Regional Championships, Challenge for a state title (top 3)
Q: Please tell us about your seniors – name, position on team, successes they achieved in the short time they participated this season.
A: Jacob Brunty, Sprint/Distance, Captain
Chris Chuparkoff, Sprint, National Champion 2X, All League, All Region, State Qualifier, All Decade Team
Christofer Clisham Jr, Distance, All League
Brennan Codlin, Distance
Spencer Dickensheets, Distance, 1st Year
Ethan Gerber, Distance, 1st Year
Kyle Greenwood, Sprint, Captain, All League, All Region
Matthew Hardt, Vault/High Jump, All League, All Region, State Qaulifier
Caleb Ilayan, Distance
Nathan Irgang, Hurdles, All League
Karamba Kaba, Sprint, 1st Year
Eric Kent, Distance, 1st Year
Henry Koenen, Thrower, 1st Year
Niels Linde, Sprints, All League
Kolton Malinczak, Sprints, 1st Year
Colin McGreal, Sprints
William Minnette, Distance, Captain, All League, All Region, All Decade Team
Jacob Neithammer, Sprints, 1st Year
Colin Nouhan, Vault, All League
Nick Patteri, Sprint
Sam Scarlett, 1st Year
Kyle Schnitzer, Distance
Nathan Smole, Distance
Evan Thomas, Distance
Cole Trese, Distance
Christopher Van Dyke, Captain, All State, All Region, All League
Q: What message do you have for your seniors?
A: I want them to know that they will always be a part of our program. That Tradition Never Graduates means that they will always be the spark to next years team. That the lesson they learned being a part of Saline Track and Field carry on through life and when they need a spark that we are here for them!