Miehe National Award Highlighted At Redbird

Monday, May 9, 2016 at Darlington High School. Details


Head boys and girls cross country coach Arnie Miehe who is an assistant on the boys and girls track and field teams has been at Darlington for 37 years. For 34 of those years he has organized a grade school program that encourages students to give cross country a try.

For his outstanding contributions to his community and school Coach Miehe was named the National Boys Cross Country Coach for 2015 by the Coaches Association of the National Federation of High Schools. The award was given in January of this year. At the Redbird Invitational Miehe was recognized for his outstanding accomplishment.

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Above: Darlington staff members, track fans, and athletes look on as Miehe and his wife Ann are recognized for the National Coach Of Ther Year accomplishment.

Above L-R: Darlington athletic director Kurt Cohen MC'ed the recognition ceremony which was held during the 10 minute break between prelims and finals. WIAA Associate Director Deb Hauser who was once the AD at Darlington presented the National Coach Of The Year Plaque to Coach Miehe. Miehe's wife Ann.

Left: Arnie Miehe and Deb Hauser.

Above photo from 2008 when Wisconsin Track Online visited a preseason practice at Darlington: Coach Arnie Miehe and his daughter Hana. Hana Miehe as a junior was the conference champion in the SWAL 2007 cross country meet.