Girls Varsity Cross Country · Trygstad Earns At-Large COY Honor From ITCA


Congratulations to Valley High School girls’ varsity cross country coach Tom Trygstad, who was named Class 4A girls’ cross country at-large coach of the year by the Iowa Track Coaches Association.

Trygstad earned the honor alongside four fellow 4A coaches: Dubuque Hempstead’s Sharon Klein, Johnston’s Pat Hennes, Linn-Mar’s Emily Burmeister, and Pleasant Valley’s Jane Wheeler.

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Trysgtad, who also is the head coach of the Valley boys’ cross country team, just completed his 26th year coaching overall and 18th at Valley. This past season, the Valley girls’ cross country team finished runners-up at the 4A Iowa high school state girls’ cross country meet.

Congratulations on this accomplishment, Coach Trygstad!

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