Jerry Quiller

LARGE-Display  •   Coached at Wayne State, Colorado State, Idaho State, Colorado, the       United States Military Academy and the U.S. Olympic team

•   His coaching career spanned more than 40 years

•   Directed 19 All-Americans, including Olympians Adam Goucher and          Alan Culpepper

•   Named the Patriot League Coach of the Year 22 times

The late Jerry Quiller, affectionately known as “Coach Q”, was inducted to the Hall posthumously, having passed away on February 3, 2012, after a long after a long battle with multiple myeloma. Jerry, a Fort Collins native, was a highly successful coach and fixture in the track and field community in Colorado. After a successful high school and college career himself, Jerry developed into an incredible track and cross-country coach leading his CU teams to three Big Eight Conference titles and 12 trips to the NCAA Championships (both men’s and women’s teams). He was named the league’s coach of the year five times and directed 19 All-Americans, including Olympians Adam Goucher and Alan Culpepper. Jerry was also one of the most successful coaches in Army history. He guided the Army men’s and women’s cross-country and track teams to 37 Patriot League titles in 13 seasons and was named the Patriot League Coach of the Year 22 times. He is remembered not only as a great coach, but also an amazing and genuine man.



2009 Colorado Running Hall of Fame induction set May 13

Boulder Daily Camera: ” Sooner or later, the Colorado Running Hall of Fame may want to consider opening a Boulder wing. Of the eight inductees for the class of 2009 — the third overall class in the Hall — at least five have strong Boulder connections, continuing a trend that began with the induction of the inaugural class in 2007.

This year’s class, to be inducted at a May 13 ceremony at the Denver Athletic Club, consists of Rich Castro, Alan Culpepper, Benji Durden, Kim Jones, Creigh Kelley, Stan Mavis, Maureen Roben and Jerry Quiller.”

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