COACH MATTHEW ELLIS

University of Puget Sound - All-American

USATF Level 1 & 2 Coach

3-time Washington State Coach of the Year

CLUB ACHIEVEMENTS

  • 2020 Olympic Trials Marathon Qualifiers: Greg Leak and Kate Landau

  • 2017 USATF Northwest Region Runner-Up: Nicole O'Loughlin

  • 2017 USATF Northwest Region Masters Runner-Up: Nancy Ellis

  • 2017 Winner of PNTF XC Championship: Nicole O'Loughlin

  • 2017 Boston Marathon Masters Runner Up: Kate Landau

  • 2016 Winner of the Portland Marathon: Kate Landau

  • 2016 Winner of the Tacoma City Marathon: Kate Landau - 2:43:51 (debut & course record)

  • 2015 World Masters Track & Field Championship qualifier: Mike Lynes

  • 2014 & 2015 USATF Half Marathon Championship qualifier: Greg Leak

  • 2012, 2013, 2014 PNTF 10 km Champion: Greg Leak

  • 2014 USATF Club Track & Field Championships
    • 3 medalist athletes
  • 2014 & 2015 USATF Half Marathon Championship
    • Qualifier: Greg Leak

CONNECTIONS WITH LOCAL RUNNING COMMUNITY

  • GRADUATE OF UNIVERSITY OF PUGET SOUND – 2 X ALL-AMERICAN
  • LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL COACH
  • DIRECTOR OF BELLARMINE CROSS COUNTRY INVITATIONAL
  • CO-FOUNDER OF THE SOUTH PUGET SOUND YOUTH XC CHAMPIONSHIP
  • CO-FOUNDER OF TACOMA’S YOUTH CROSS COUNTRY SERIES
  • CAMP DIRECTOR