2011 CFXC Coaching Staff Announced!

Thank you for all of your support through this transition. We're very encouraged by the participation in group runs this summer and we're excited to see how we will progress as a team this Fall!

Coach Jim Serluco - Head Girls Coach
Coach Serluco has led the CFHS Girls to three CVC Championships, multiple District Championships and a couple Regional Runner up finishes as well as a 3rd place at the State meet in 2005. He has coached numerous school record holders and helped many individuals improve and reach their goals. Coach Serluco will continue to deliver his experience, expertise and enthusiasm to lead the girls this year.

Coach Clay Burnett - Head Boys Coach
Coach Clay served as a volunteer assistant coach for CFHS XC and Track from 2004-2007. He was the head CFMS XC coach from 2008-2010. Clay is a USATF Level I & II certified coach. Coach Clay ran at CFHS and was part of the last Boys CVC Championship team in 1998. He was ac XC state qualifier, finishing 30th in the state with a high school PR of 16:36. Coach Clay aims to implement an athlete-centered program so that each individual will contribute to the team as well as reach personal, performance and team goals.

Coach Chris Smith - Middle School Boys Coach
Coach Chris will be the next leader of the CFMS XC team. He ran at CFMS and CFHS qualifying for the state meet in track (4:24 - 1600m) while earning letters in each of his years on the team. Coach Chris attended Butler University where he ran a personal best of 1:52 in the 800m and 3:50 in the 1500m, an NCAA Regional qualifying time. After college, Coach Chris was an assistant XC coach at UNLV and a shoe expert at leading running stores in Indiana and Ohio. Chris brings collegiate experience, footwear expertise and love of running to the team this year.

Coach John Abbott - Middle School Girls Coach
Coach Abbott will lead the CFMS XC team in his fourth year as an XC coach. Coach Abbott's record as a middle school coach is an outstanding 377-59 for an 86% winning percentage! Coach Abbott will continue his reign as the motivational leader of the team.

Coach Lisa Burnett - Assistant CFHS & CFMS Coach
Coach Lisa achieved her ultimate goals in a soccer career at The Ohio State University. She was a 2 year team captain, she led the team to an elite 8 appearance and she is the all-time leading goal and point scorer. When her collegiate career came to an end, she found running and coaching as a competitive outlet. Lisa was a varsity girls soccer coach at (some other) high school and also an assistant track coach at CFMS. Lisa brings 5k experience and expertise as well as enthusiasm, humor and a good sense of style to the coaching staff.