2013-14 Women's Track & Field
Cara Albert
Dezzarae Arce Distance
Elizabeth Bloy Distance
Malea Buck Sprints
Eileen Carmignani Distance
Ann Chapman Jumps
Kelli Cook Distance
Marissa Crafton Jumps
Sarah Drozdowski Throws
Kelley Freeman Jumps
Erica Funk Throws
Ashley Heisey Pole Vault
Brooke Hinstorff Jumps
Cleo Holt Sprints
Megan Howdeshell Throws
Claire Johnson Mid-Distance
Haley Just Sprints/Jumps
Heather Mende Sprints
Grace Nelson Distance
Sarah Peters Pole Vault
Rachel Petersen Throws
Jessica Richardson Distance
Sophia Robinson Distance
Hannah Schilling Distance
Grace Shemwell Mid-Distance
Maisley Strange Sprints
Lauren Sturgeon Distance
Victoria Tamburrino Distance
Jazmin Taylor Jumps
Grace Watkins Distance
Kelli Wosick Sprints
Nicole Zehel Distance
Full Roster
Patrick Heckroth

Patrick Heckroth

POSITION Assistant Coach

Patrick Heckroth enters his first year with the Crusader Track & Field Program. In his first year with the program, he will work as a sprints and hurdles coach.

Heckroth joins the Crusaders as a USATF Level II coach with four years experience in coaching track & field. Most recently, Heckroth was a Volunteer Assistant at Fresno State University in Fresno, Calif. With the Bulldogs, Heckroth helped to develop three USA Junior National Qualifiers in the 400 hurdles, two Mountain West Conference champions, and numerous Mountain West All-Conference selections. In addition to coaching experience at the collegiate level, Heckroth spent time as the sprints and hurdles coach at Waverly-Shell Rock High School. Under his instruction, the team shattered state records and won multiple State and Drake Relay championships.

Prior to coaching, Heckroth was a student-athlete at the University of Northern Iowa. As a member of the Panther’s track & field team, he specialized in the 400-meter hurdles.

Heckroth holds a bachelor’s degree in Movement and Exercise Science from the University of Northern Iowa and a master’s degree in Sport Psychology from Fresno State University.