Coaches

Coach Christine Sales: Head Coach

Email: christinesonw@olatheschools.org

Twitter: @ONWCrossCountry

 

Coaching & Family: Coach Sales is now entering her 2nd season as the head Cross Country coach this fall after spending previous 8 seasons as a Raven Cross Country assistant coach. She graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2001. Prior to arriving at Olathe Northwest, Coach Sales coached in Lincoln and Omaha, Nebraska while beginning her teaching career. Coach Sales also serves as the assistant distance coach for the Raven Track & Field team.  In addition to coaching, she serves as the Social Studies Department Chair while currently teaching U.S. History and AP U.S. History. Coach Sales and her husband, Josh, have two children, Chloe (11) and Miles (7).

 

Coach Kayla Hannam: Assistant Coach

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Coaching & Family: Coach Kayla is entering her 4th year coaching on the ONW coaching staff. All previous 3 years were as the Track high jump coach, but this year she decided to expand into cross country as well.  She graduated from Baker in December of 2015 with a degree in physical education and health. Currently she is looking for a full time position in physical education. Coach Kayla has been doing track for the past ten years and holds all jumping recorders at Baker University. She is a three time All-American in triple jump and national qualifier in high jump, long jump, and heptathlon.

 

Coach Barden: Assistant Coach

Email: cbarden@bluevalleyk12.org

 

Coaching & Family: This is the first year for Coach Barden at ONW. Besides being the assistant cross country coach he also teaches at Blue Valley Middle School. There he teaches 7th grade social studies. He graduated from……………………………………………..Chris loves running and runs marathons on a regular with his friends. He is very excited for his first year coaching and hopes it will be a successful year for raven runners.