About the Clinic

2022 WCCCA Clinic

The 2022 Clinic will be once again be back at the Embassy Suites in Brookfield.  Join cross country coaches from around the state to learn, grow, network and celebrate the great sport of cross country  The Clinic will be held January 7th & 8th.  We hope you will be there.


   Keynote—Mick Byrne—UW Madison

   Matt Gifford—Strength & Conditioning for Distance Runners

   Steve Wehrley & Company—Lombardi's Tactics for Running

   Mulrooney/Hanson Panel

   Abbey Bubolz—WIAA SMAC, Nutrition for Runners

Past Speakers include:

Mackenzie Wartenberg—UW Madison

Chris Quick—Palatine High School Coach

Jerry Schumacher—Bowerman Track Club

Pete Henkes—Wisconsin Runner

Derek Stanley—UW La Crosse

Tom "Tinman" Schwartz—Tinman Endurance Coaching

Carrie Tollefson—Olympian, Elite Mid-distance Runner

Dr. Tim Hacker—UW Madison Researcher

Matt Esche—University of Alabama-Birmingham

John Zupnac—UW-Oshkosh

Deb Vercauteren—UW-Oshkosh

Jill Miller—UW-Madison

Don Gehrmann—Olympian

Mick Byrne—UW Madison

The Wisconsin Cross Country Coaches Association Clinic is held the beginning of January each year.  The goal of the clinic is to provide education to coaches, honor the athletes and coaches from the past season, give coaches a forum to improve cross country in Wisconsin and provide a time of networking and camaraderie among the WCCCA members.