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Cross Country

John Goldhammer
John Goldhammer
Title: Head Coach
Organization: CMS
Phone: 909-607-3564
Email: john.goldhammer@cms.claremont.edu
Year: 31st
SCIAC Record: 361-49, .881
College: U.C. Santa Barbara
Office Location: Mod F-1

During Coach Goldhammer's tenure he has developed the cross country program into a perennial conference contender. Under his direction the men and women have finished first or second in the SCIAC 47 times. The women's program has won 17 of the last 20 SCIAC titles and a total of 21 SCIAC crowns while the men's team has won 13 titles. At the national level the women have competed as a team 16 times while the men's team has gone 12 times. In 1995 the women finished in fourth place at the NCAA Championships and won CMS' first NCAA women's team trophy. The Athenas have since won two additional trophies - fourth in 2011 and third in 2012.  He has coached 19 athletes who have earned 24 All-American honors.

Prior to CMS he coached at UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara City College and Cal State Los Angeles. He and his wife Toni live in Claremont. Their older daughter, Ami, is a graduate of Long Beach State and their younger daughter, Elizabeth, is a graduate of UC Santa Cruz.