Varsity Cross Country Head Coach
My name is Julie Russell and I am very excited to be heading up the XC coaching staff this year.
Although I was not a runner in high school, I have really fallen in love with the sport and the training regimen. I began assistant coaching at Linfield in 2018 for the Middle School XC and Track teams and enjoyed that position for three years. I assisted with conditioning, training programs, and logistics. I believe each runner can be developed to their personal best and that this sport develops grit and determination like no other sport does.
Currently, I work as certified health coach helping people of all ages get and stay healthy.
I have been married for almost 25 years to my husband Brian and we have two kids at Linfield. Caleb is a senior and Caylyn is a sophomore this year. Both of them run on the XC team and track team.
I love working with teens and I am very excited about the opportunity to lead this team. Coach Andrew Russell and I are looking forward to a fun and rewarding season. Go Lions!