David Peterson enters his first season as the Head Men’s and Women’s cross country coach. Coach Peterson is a Graettinger native and graduate of Graettinger Community School. Coach Peterson is a lifetime runner and has coached high school cross country and track and field for many years. He most recently coached at East Sac County and had numerous state qualifiers in track and field. He was instrumental in starting the school’s first cross country program and grew that from three runners to over twenty and had two state qualifiers.
Coach Peterson wants to recruit a select group of student athletes who will help to build a program that is respected in the running world and in the classroom. Coach Peterson is committed to academics and helping student athletes grow individually and as a team.