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Kim Hoehne

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Krista Larson

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LeeAnn LeBlanc

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Christine (Kiki) Myers

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Jane Reimer-Morgan

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Krista Larson Hurdles Girls Track & Field · Current

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Contact Information

Cell: (612) 987-7586

E-mail: pklarson5@yahoo.com

Biography

About Me: 
I grew up in a suburb of Chicago, Illinois where from the age of 13, I actively participated in Track and Field, Cross-country, and Gymnastics. I was blessed to have a supportive family, and a father that was my High School track coach.  Currently I live in Mound with my husband of 21 years Peter and our 3 boys Bjorn (19), Anders (16), and Nels (12). (Yes we are Swedish!).  Besides coaching, I teach a 3 yr old class and pre-K class at Excelsior Covenant Preschool. The highlight of my summer for the past 8 years has been to lead a children’s program on an annual mission trip to Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.

Coaching Experience:

  • This is my 22nd year of coaching track and Field at Minnetonka H.S.
  • 15 years coaching Cross-Country at Minnetonka H.S.
  • 2007 Section 6AA assistant coach of the year in both track and CC
  • Coached 5 past/current school record holders: 100MH, 300MH, & TJ
  • Coached multiple state participants in the Hurdles and Triple Jump

 

Personal Athletic Achievements:

  • 4X state participant in the Illinois AA State Track Meet (Hurdles & relays)
  • Placed 2nd in 200MH   (28.6)   *School retired record
  • Placed 5th in 100MH    (14.3)
  • Multiple all-conference and all Section awards over 4 years
  • In the summer I participated in High School State & National Track Meets
  • Qualified 1 week summer camp @ the Olympic Training Center in Colorado.
  • 2 time state participant in the Illinois AA State Cross-Country meet
  • Member of the 3rd place state team
  • High School Senior athlete of the year

1986 awarded an athletic scholarship at University of Minnesota

  • Letter winner/ competed on their travel team for 3 years.
  • Traveled to Sweden where for 2 weeks I competed in track meets

1989 Transferred to North Park University in Chicago

  • Member of the Cross-Country team, (Schools top 20 5k of all time)
  • All-Conference: 100MH, 400MH, Triple Jump, 4x400 M Relay
  • Qualified Indoor Nationals 55 M Hurdles and the 800M (2:17.34)
    • All-American:  55 MH   4th Pl.   (8.43)
  • Qualified Outdoor Nationals in the 100M Hurdles & 400M Hurdles
    • All-American: 400 MH   3rd pl. (62.04)   (false start DQ 100MH)
  • North Park School records in: 100MH, 400 M, 55MH indoor (current), 800 M indoor (current), 400 MH (current)
  • 1991 North Park Senior Athlete of the Year
  • 2010 inducted into the North Park University Athletic Hall of Fame