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Head Coach Nelson just completed his 20th season as the boys and girls cross country and boys and girls track and field coach. The Spartans have achieved tremendous success on both the individual and team levels. Coach Nelson coached 11 state champions with 4 state records, numerous all-state athletes, several state finalists and many more all-conference athletes. The Spartans have earned 37 conference titles, 15 regional titles and 13 sectional titles with 24 teams earning a spot in the state finals. The 2000 and 2001 Girls St. Francis Cross Country teams finished 2nd in the state meet. The 2004 St. Francis Boys Cross Country team finished 3rd in the State meet. Coach Nelson has been named "Coach of the Year" by the Daily Herald, Press Publications, Illinois Track and Cross Country Coaches Association and Illinois Girls’ Coaches Association.
Assistant Coach - BJ Blake
Assistant Coach - Scott Buresh
Assistant Coach - Dave McDowell
Assistant Coach - Rob Seimetz
Assistant Coach -Chris Trenn