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Joe Newton - IHSA

Joe Newton is a legendary cross country and track coach with a long and stellar career at York High School in Elmhurst, Illinois. During his tenure as coach, he developed a national reputation for excellence. His teams won twenty-eight state titles (twenty-three in a row), came in second place twelve times, third place four times, and fourth place five times. In addition, his teams won twenty National Championships and produced 300 All-State Athletes. He also developed a reputation as an inspiration speaker, and authored four books sharing his experiences and wisdom on coaching.

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The 1988 Olympics


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