LT is thrilled to welcome Coach Eric Simon to serve as the new head girls cross country coach. Most recently, Coach Simon was the head varsity girls cross country coach at Oswego High School and the assistant track coach, working primarily with distance runners from 2007-2021. Prior to his service at Oswego High School, he coached at North Central College as the women’s head cross country coach and the distance coach for the women’s track team for 12 years.
Athletic Director John Grundke said, “We are excited to bring in Coach Simon to lead our Girls Cross Country Program. His vast experience, commitment to creating relationships, individual feedback and drive for excellence helped him elevate the programs that he has directed in the past. We look forward to his efforts to build upon the past successes in our Girls Cross Country Program here at Lyons Township High School.”
Coach Simon graduated from North Central College, where he competed in cross country and track.