Great Hurdlers I Have Coached

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Juliana Haile, Julie Osborne, Sarah Owenby and Vonda HarrisonThis website is my tribute to the many great hurdlers  I have had the privilege of working with as a hurdles coach for A. C. Reynolds High School in Asheville, North Carolina and the Asheville Lightning Junior Olympics Team. It is also a record of their accomplishments in hurdling and a testimony to their individual success in one of the most difficult and challenging athletic events on the planet. A hurdles race, regardless of the distance,  is essentially a savage event by nature, since the element of danger is always present. The hurdler must run at top speed clearing hurdles in his or her lane on the track, and falls and injuries frequently happen,  even at the elite level. Courage, coordination and concentration are the hallmarks of great hurdlers, and when done properly hurdling is not just an athletic enterprise but an artistic expression of extraordinary grace and elegance. It becomes performance art of the highest order. This site is dedicated to my daughter Susanna and my son Daniel, two of the first hurdlers I ever coached, and two of the best.       
                                                                                  Coach Lee Pantas

2005 AC Reynolds Shuttle Hurdle Relay Team
Juliana Haile, Julie Osborne, Sarah Owenby, Vonda Harrison
    Broke 45 year-old record at 2005 Volunteer Classic: 1:05.04* 

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First Indoor Track Meet at ACR
Hurdlers Anu Frempong, JoJo Kessinger, Yiwen Yin and Gina Clayton



Girls/Young Women
Autrey, Jenna
Baird, Mandy
Baird, Skyler
Baldwin, Rachel
Barefoot, Rene
Beam, Stacy
Bennett, Megan
Blate, Marcia
Borum, Victoria
Bowditch, Kiana
Bowers, Emma
Brazeau, Morgan
Bridges, Brittany
Brown, Jamie
Brown, Jessica
Buckner, PennyLane
Butler, Deanna
Butcher, Claire
Caldwell, Brooke
Carroll, Brittany
Chestnut, Zoe
Clapps, Laura
Clayton, Gina
Coffey, Alisha
Cole, Hebron
Coles, Kourtnai
Cooper, Emily
Cooper, Lori
Cooper, Micalea
Croghan, Raeona
Delbene, Sara
Diaz-Loar, Emily
Dillingham, Tiffany
Edgerton, Brittany
Edwards, Maddie
Frempong, Anu
Frempong, Beatrice
Frempong, Leslie
Gorglione, Jen
Gothberg, Alissa
Graham, Catherine
Haile, Juliana
Hampton, Keyara
Harrison, Vonda 
Harvin, Lexi
Hawkins, Ordashia
Holcombe, Jorden
Hollifield-Wiggs, Amara
Jansen, Ella
Jones, Miah
Jordan, Ginger
Kania, Hannah
Kania, Lee
Kavanuagh, Aimee
Kessinger, JoJo
King, Kaylie
King, Kendall
Kimble, Emily
Kiratzis Zoe
Koppe, Carley
Lang, Emery
Lee, Bobbie
Lorenzen, Kaylee
Manee, Diana
MacNair, Rebekah
McDowell, Kenzie
McKee, Erin
Mercer, Meredith
Milam, Erin
Miller, Karley
Montgomery, Emagine
Nelson, Sophia
Nelson, Sophie
Norlin, Miranda
Ortiz, Journey
Osborne, Julie
Owenby, Sarah
Pantas, Susanna
Patterson, Sheridan
Peterson, Michelle
Peterson, Ruth
Poss, Kelly
Prather, Jasmine
Prather, Jesmine
Ray, Christen
Reeves, Lana
Richardson, Mariah
Roark, Hillary
Robertson, Tatyana
Rohrer, Rebeca
Ryman, Lila
Sayles, Hannah
Schillo, Liza
Silvers, Daniele
Smalls, Tyanna
Soule, Kendall
Stafford, Whitney
Stevens, Meghan
Stone, Sammy
Sullivan, Kim
Taylor, Emily
Thornburg, Whitney
Treakle, Sophia
Walker, Anna
Walker, Courtney
Walters, Megan
Ward, Mia
Ward, Terran
Ward, Tia
White, Sharniquia
Wiggins, Damiyah
Williams, Corey
Willliams, Lillian
Williams, Racquelle
Worth, Anne
Wright, Elise
Yin, Yiwen




















If I have coached you in the hurdles,  you have your own page on this website. 
Check it out by clicking on your name.

Girls/Young Women
: The Fastest Times

55M H (MS): Tia Ward 9.00
55M H (HS): Brittany Carroll 8.22*
60M H (HS): PennyLane Buckner 10.48*
80M H (JO): Kenzie McDowell 13.92*
100M H (JO): Sophia Treakle 16.54*
100M H (HS): Brittany Carroll 14.14*
200M H (JO): Sophia Treakle 30.53*
300M H (HS): Sophia Treakle 43.15*
400M H (HS): Sophia Treakle 61.11*
2000M Steeple: Whitney Thornburg 7:23.75*

Liza Schillo,       
      Liza Schillo                                 Sophia Treakle

   Boys/Young Men: The Fastest Times

55M H (MS): Deshawn Finley 8.08
55M H (HS): Cade Liverman 7.34*
60M H (HS): Cade Liverman 8.11*
80M H (JO): Andrew Altice 13.84*
100M H (JO): Cory Moore 15.26*
110M H (HS): Kris Fant 13.86*
200M H (JO): Andrew Altice 27.53*
300M H (HS): Cade Liverman 37.60*
400M H (HS): Kris Fant 55.83*
2000M Steeple: Jason Capps 7:15.14*

Cade Liverman                                            Kris Fant
  13.87*                     Same Race!             13.86*

Susanna Pantas

Susanna Pantas

Daniel Pantas

Daniel Pantas

Slide Show of Former Hurdlers










Boys/Young Men
Albrecht, Jack
Altice, Andrew
Arboleda , Ethien
Banks, Zach
Barker, Drew
Boeque, Robby
Blakey, Thomas
Blazer, Jordan
Chazotte, Tyler
Cole, Jesse
Collins, Aubrey
Councell, Ben
Cross, Mitchell
Cunningham, Devante
Cunningham, Mac
D'Angelo, Justin
Ellison, Michael
Evans, Tucker
Fant, Kris
Fentzlaff, Garrett
Finley, Deshawn
Gilkerson, Will
Gorman, Ben
Gorman, Matt
Goss, Greg
Griffith, E.J
Harris, Tyrique
Hughes, Tyerell
Jackson, Marcus
Johnson, Matt
Johnson, Patrick
Johnson, Patrick
Jones, Josh
Kennedy, Sean
Kiel, Walker
Koch, Hunter
Kovacs, Chad
Liverman, Cade
Logan, Antonio (AJ
McKnight, Terrance
Mimms, Will
Moore, Brent
Moore, Cory
Murrill, Jeremy
Mwetta, Terrell
Neuhauser, Aaron
Norlin, John
Norlin, Milo
Noska, Frank
Pantas, Daniel
Palas, Jake
Palas, Sid
Poole, Daniel
Proffitt, Josh
Roberts, Mason
Robinson, Michael
Robinson, Shawn
Ruley, Garrett
Scarbrough, Joe
Selle, Michael
Shepherd, Stuart
Skroski, Nate
Simmerson, Michael
Stallworth, Tyler
Swann, Mario
Taylor, Kilian
Twitty, Austin
Wadopian, Joel
Weber, James
Yoder, Sam








































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