Our program’s mission is to provide the environment, guidance, and support necessary for each student-athlete to:
Coach Elliott began his track and field career at Saint Francis High School in Mountainview, Calfornia and then went on to compete at the NCAA level at U.C. Davis, specializing in the 400m and 200m sprints. Since 2004, he has served as head boys and girls track and field coach at Davis Senior High School , where he also teaches English. In 2007 he was named All-Metro "Coach of the Year" by the Sacramento Bee. In 2008 he was named "Girls Coach of the Year" for the state of California by the California Coaches Association.
Coach Lon started participating in youth track at age 6 and continued competing into his late 20s. A 6'8" high jumper in high school, Lon was recruited by the University of Kansas and was a member of their track & field team from 1984-86. Lon has served as a high jump event coach for both youth and high school track teams in St. Louis, Salt Lake City, San Francisco, and now Davis. He began coaching the DHS high jump event group during the 2015 season. Since that time, his jumpers have broken both the boy's and girl's school records, and four of his athletes have competed in the high jump at the CIF State Track & Field Championships.
Coach Gregg has been the Cross Country and Distance Track Coach at Davis High School since 1997. Honored as "Coach of the Year" by the Sacramento Running Association for the 2014 Cross Country season, Bill has led teams and individual runners to great success, including 20 Sac Joaquin Section Cross Country titles, multiple top finishes at California state championships, and national meets. Coach Gregg also has two children (Brendan and Kaitlin) who are pursuing post-collegiate running careers.
Coach Tim was an assistant Cross Country coach at Holmes Jr. High School for 4 years and has been an assistant coach for their Track & Field team for the past 5 years. He currently is an assistant coach at DHS for both the Cross Country team and the distance squad of Track & Field. Coach Tim ran Cross Country and Track for DHS and is thrilled to be working with the next generation of distance runners.