Coach Mendelsohn ran XC and Track at Buffalo Grove High School. After graduating high school, he attended Bradley University and earned a BS in Criminal Justice with minors in Psychology and Sociology. Coach Mendelsohn is also the Head Coach for the LHS Track & Field Team. He continues to train and compete in 5k races.
Coach Condron was a state cross country qualifier from Peoria Central High School his senior year in 1983. After high school he graduated from Moody Bible Institute, got married, started a family, started his own business, and mostly forgot about running. Then 20 years later in 2003 his son, Tyler, joined the LHS cross country team and Coach Condron rediscovered his passion for running. He has completed "only" 4 marathons, but more than 40 ultramarathons, and has become one of the most successful Master's racers in the Midwest. Along with his wife, Barb, they own and operate Image One in Libertyville and have four children.
Coach Jacks was a cross country and track runner at Maine West High School. While at Maine West Coach Jacks was a two time state qualifier in the 400m. Coach Jacks continued his running career at Illinois State University where he was a 4 year varsity member on the Redbirds track team. He graduated from Illinois State University with a degree in Biology. He also is the boys sprints coach on the Libertyville track team.
Coach Korhumel is a graduate of Libertyville High School who ran Cross Country and Track. Coach Korhumel went onto run both Cross Country and Track at Colorado State University.
Reasons to Join Cross Country:
- No previous experience is necessary.
- You can be a part of a winning team.
- There are no size requirements.
- Runner’s times and places determine the teams, not the coaches.
- You can see and feel measured improvement.
- It is a healthy, lifelong activity.
- No tryouts
- Everyone runs a race at every meet.