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Head Coach John Goodridge 1985 IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Lisbon, Portugal, and in 1986 as the head United States coach at the World University Cross Country Championship in Graz, Austria. At Wake Forest, Goodridge coached the second-most Atlantic Coast Conference championships of all sports in their history, and he coached the first ACC cross country team championship in school history as well as the first individual cross country champion. His 1989 Wake Forest cross country squad achieved the highest finish in that sport’s school history-it was third in the NCAA Championships, an ACC record. His Wake Forest cross country team finished first or second in the ACC for 10 consecutive years, winning four league titles, making seven NCAA appearances, and producing 35 All-ACC performers and four cross country AllAmericans. In track, his team turned in the highest finish ever for Wake Forest in the ACC with a runner-up spot and eighth-place NCAA finish. Goodridge has coached the best cross country teams in school history at Michigan State (women-fourth place NCAA National Championships), Wake Forest University (menthird place NCAA’s and first ever ACC Championship) and now EMU (third place NCAA National Championships). He is one of a small group of active coaches who have coached more than two top-three NCAA team national finishes. A native of New York City, Goodridge graduated from Long Island University in 1972 and earned his master’s degree from the University of Michigan in 1975. During his many years of involvement in coaching cross country, he has been an officer of national organizations, including serving as the vice president of the U.S. Men’s Collegiate Cross Country Coaches Association and a founder of the American Distance Club.

THE GOODRIDGE FILE Full Name .............................................. John Reynold Goodridge Born ...................................................................................11-2-48 High School ..............................................................S.H. Calhoun Undergraduate College ........................................Long Island, ‘72 Graduate College ................................ University of Michigan, ‘75 Family ....................................... Wife: Francie (Kraker), Son: Kyle COACHING HISTORY EASTERN MICHIGAN (2001-present) 2013 • MAC Champions; MAC Coach of the Year; 10th at NCAA Regional 2012 • MAC Champions; MAC Coach of the Year; Terefe Ejigu wins MAC Indvidual Title;13th at NCAA Regional 2011 • MAC Champions; MAC Coach of the Year; 16th at NCAA Regional 2010 • MAC Champions; MAC Coach of the Year; 11th at NCAA Regional 2009 • Second at MAC Championship; Ninth at NCAA Regional 2008 • MAC Champions; MAC Coach of the Year; Seventh at NCAA Regional 2007 • MAC Champions; MAC Coach of the Year; Seventh at NCAA Regional 2006 • MAC Champions; MAC Coach of the Year; Fifth at NCAA Regional 2005 • MAC Champions; MAC Coach of the Year; Finished 24th at NCAA Championship; 10th at NCAA Regional 2004 • Fifth at MAC Championship 2003 • Second at MAC Championship 2002 • Third at NCAA Championship; Second at MAC; Second at NCAA Regional 2001 • MAC Champions; MAC Coach of the Year; Boaz Cheboiywo wins MAC and NCAA Individual titles WAKE FOREST 1984-1999 • Coached Wake Forest to its first-ever NCAA National Cross Country Championship qualification • Men’s Cross Country ACC Champions: 1989, 1990, 1993, 1994 • Finished first or second for 10 consecutive years • Had 19 individuals receive All-ACC honors 35 times • Coached four All-Americans MICHIGAN STATE 1979-1982 • Coached the Michigan State women to their first-ever Big Ten Cross Country Championship

Eastern MichiganUniversity U niive n versit ittyMen’s ity M en’ nCross ’s C Cr ro os ss Country Co C oun ntrry University Men’s Cross Eastern Michigan Country 22-Time er ••22 22All-Americans All-Americans • 52 2 All-Regional Allll Regi gional gi all S Selections e ections el s •All-MAC 15 154 54 Al A All-MAC lll-MA -M CS Selections elections ns 22-TimeNCAA NCAATeam Team Qualifi Qualifier • 52 All-Regional Selections • 160 Selections

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