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District Representatives

District 1Rachael Robinson (Oceola)

District 2—​Kevin Hopp (Stevens Point)

District 3—​Brian Hubner (Westby)

District 4—​Kraig Western (Winneconne)

District 5—​Pat Schneider (Stoughton)

District 6—​Matt Scherbarth (Mukwonago) 

District 7—​Glen Gardiner (Wauwatosa East)

District 1—Rachael Robinson (Osceola)

Rachael has been coaching the boys and girls cross country teams at Osceola since 2015. She also coaches middle school track and is the school nurse. Her coaching career started in Amery in 2003, where she coached for 7 years. Rachael strives to build relationships and systems that promote athletic success. She is excited to represent the coaches and teams of Northwestern Wisconsin and promote the sport of cross country.

District 2—​Kevin Hopp (Stevens Point)

Kevin is the boys cross country coach at Stevens Point.  He has been coaching since 2001.  He has coached track at the middle school and high school level as well.  He is a math teacher at Ben Franklin JH.

District 3—​Brian Huebner (Westby)

Brian was a high school runner @ Westby High School which is the team which he has coached for the past 24 years. He ran collegiately at the University of Wisconsin - Parkside under legendary coach Lucian Rosa and then two Indoor track seasons at the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse under coaches Phil Esten and Don Fritsch. During the past two seasons he has served on WIAA Coaches Advisory Committee.

He is Westby’s head girls basketball coach as well as assistant track coach and has taught Social Studies for the past 24 years. He has continued to compete as well as coach and has completed over 27 marathons, five Ironmans and five 100 mile races with the current goal of running the 2023 Boston Marathon and qualifying for Western States 100. 

Brian is married (Stacey) and has two daughters both who run cross country. Denali has finished a solid high school cross country career and will be running for the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire in the fall of 2023 and Odessa continues to enjoy running as a middle schooler.

District 4—​Kraig Western (Winneconne)

Kraig ran cross country in high school from 96-99 at Division 3 Cadott High School.  Upon graduation he was granted the opportunity to continue running cross country at UW-Green Bay from 2000-2004.  After graduation, he received a job at Winneconne Middle School teaching 7th grade Social Studies.  In 2011 Kraig took over the cross country program.

District 5—​Pat Schneider (Stoughton) 

Pat Schneider is the boys cross country coach at Stoughton High School.  He grew up in Verona where he was a varsity member of the 1990 State Runner Up and 1991 DII Cross Country Championship Teams.  He went on to compete for UW-Platteville in track and cross country.  After three years of teaching and coaching cross country in Thorp, Pat went on to teach social studies at Stoughton High School starting in 2000.  In 2007 he became the head girls cross country coach in Stoughton and in 2014 switched to become the boys head coach.  Pat is married with two children.  He has run seven marathons, including the big ones in New York, Chicago, and Boston.   

District 6—Matt Scherbarth (Mukwonago) 

Matt has been coaching Cross Country since 2010, all for Mukwonago High School. During that time, he has worked with the programs at the Middle School and High School, both boys and girls. Currently he is the head boys coach (a role he has held since 2012), but effectively runs a co-ed program with Lea Patek heading the girl’s side at Mukwonago. Matt has USATF Level 2 certifications in Youth Sports Development and Endurance, a USATF Cross Country Specialist certification, and several Altis coaching certifications. Matt appreciates the work WCCCA does to promote and advocate for Cross Country.

Outside of Cross Country, Matt is “Director of Track” (Co-Ed co-head coach) and he teaches social studies at Mukwonago. In those (vanishingly few) hours Matt is not at MHS, he is trying to keep up with his wife as they parent our four children (two boys and two girls).

District 7—​Glen Gardiner (Wauwatosa East)

Glen was XC and track athlete at North Bend High School (OR), located next to the hometown of Steve Prefontaine (Coos Bay/Marshfield) and Marquette University.  He started his coaching career as the coed head coach at Milwaukee Vincent in 1995.  In 2011 Glen began my stint as the head girls XC coach at Wauwatosa East.  He has been coaching for a total of 26 years.  Glen began his teaching career in 1995, the last 11 years teaching chemistry and physics at Tosa East.  He has coached numerous athletes at the state level and enjoys sharing his experience with runners new to XC.  

Glen has unique experiences both as an athlete (rural) and as coach in an urban and suburban setting.  He enjoys all the great coaching relationships he has formed both in southeast Wisconsin and across the state.  He takes great pride in seeing former athletes continue their running after high school and seeing former athletes start their own coaching careers as well.  

Glen is married (Stacey) and has a son and daughter in the Tosa school system.  He enjoys coaching his daughter at Tosa East.

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