Assistant Cross Country Coach: Ian Berge

Ian Berge joined the cross country program as an assistant coach in 2011. During his first year with the team, the boys and girls swept the district championships, and the boys won their first State Championship in school history. Ian ran cross country and track at Jesuit High School in Portland and four years of both at Gonzaga University, where he served as team captain and was coached by the legendary Pat Tyson. He began teaching history at Valley Catholic in 2012 and now coaches high school track, elementary and middle school CYO track, and the Valley Catholic Cross Country Club. Ian made his marathon debut in October 2011, finishing 13th in the Portland Marathon with a time of 2:42.