Head Coach – David Dobson
Coach Dobson is in his 18th year as head coach of the girls cross country team. He was a four year varsity runner at Tiffin Columbian High School and ran three years at Anderson University. He currently works a part-time teaching position at PVN and PVS and outside of that stays home with his eight children: Addison (13), Owen (11), Jackson (10), Eden (9) and Chasity (9) as well as three foster children under 3. His wife, Amy, is the Director of Elementary Education in Miamisburg. His teams have won 11 District Championships, 11 League Championships, and 3 State Championships, 1 Nike Midwest Regional Championship, and 1 Nike Cross Nationals appearance. The team has appeared at the State Meet in ’01, ’03, ’05, ’07, ’11, ’12, ’13, ’14, ’15, ’16. In 2012, the team finished as State Runner-Up, finished 4th in 2013, and took home the team championship in 2014, 2015, and 2016. Coach Dobson also serves as an assistant distance coach for the track team.
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Asst. Coach – Craig Reinhart
Coach Reinhart will be entering his sixth season with the team. He ran high school cross country at Hopewell-Loudon H.S. and continued his running career at Wilmington College. He had served as an assistant for the Bellbrook H.S. cross country and track programs for several years. Craig teaches the sciences at Bellbrook H.S.
Asst. Coach – Emily Zimmerman
Coach Zimmerman will be returning to the staff for her fifth year in Centerville. She is a graduate of Alter high school where she was a part of 3 State Runner-Up teams and 1 State Champion team. She went on to UD and had a very successful career. She is and English teacher in the East Unit of CHS.
Asst. Coach – Keith Mueller
Coach Mueller will be helping the team for his third year in 2017. He graduated in 2015 from Miami University. Keith grew up and attended Oakwood HS where he participated in cross country and distance track under Coach Dobson. He graduated from Miami University with a degree in Kinesiology. Keith is also on the training staff at Dayton Strength and Conditioning in Beavercreek, where he works with athletes and individuals of all ages for a variety of goals.
Asst. Coach – Michele Post
Coach Post will be in her second season with CGXC. Michele was a part of the distance track coaching staff in 2016 and 2017 and is eager to be coaching with the cross country team in the fall. She is a Fairmont High School graduate and is now a Math teacher at CHS.
Asst. Coach – Jim Gross
Coach Gross will be joining the team for the first time this fall. He has been a local road racer in Dayton for years.