The DHS Cross Country Team is one of the most popular teams at Davis Senior High School, with over 120 runners this season. We focus on providing a positive team atmosphere for runners to pursue improved fitness, and to compete at a high level both locally and state-wide.
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 Bennett has been an Assistant Coach for Cross County since 2000 and has contributed to developing one of the premier high school running programs in the region for both boys and girls. In addition to the team's achievements at the local, regional, and state levels, Coach Bennett is particularly proud of the program's growth (consistently one of the largest XC teams in the state) and the opportunity it provides for so many students for both athletic and personal development.
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.
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.