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Cross Country

Nestled in the breathtaking mountains of the Pacific Northwest, MHCC stands as an ideal hub for aspiring student-athletes looking to embark on a rewarding journey with our men's cross country program. Our school is perfectly located, providing a gorgeous backdrop that not only enhances the college experience but also serves as a great setting for training all year. Our student-athletes can run on diverse terrains and trails, offering them the perfect canvas to hone their cross country skills.

Want to support the MHCC men's cross country team? Visit the foundation giving page below and select "Donate Online Today" and then "OTHER- Program Choice not Listed" under the MHCC Program Funds option.

Support the MHCC men's cross country team on MHCC foundation page

MHCC Men's Cross Country

head coach - fernando fantroy

Fernando L. Fantroy Sr. boasts 36 years of experience in track and field, with sixteen of those dedicated to coaching athletes at the high school level. Coach Fantroy is also the founder and head coach of Dare to Dream Track Club and Dare to Dream Sports Academy, where he coached athletes at various levels for 17 years.

Throughout his career, Coach Fantroy has played a major role in developing over 50 individual state champions, three United States of America Track and Field (USATF) Youth National Champions, 15 USATF finalists, and seven state record holders. His athletes' achievements span a diverse range, including hurdlers, middle-distance runners, long-distance runners, and triple jumpers. Coach Fantroy instills in his athletes the motto of being dedicated self-motivated ones, or 'DSMOs.'

Further, Coach Fantroy holds Level-1 USATF certification and served as a volunteer sprint coach at Warner Pacific College for the 2014 track season. He is the owner and head coach at The Furnace Athletic Academy LLC. Due to his expert knowledge in hurdle training, Coach Fantroy has earned the nickname 'The Hurdle Doc' among his athletes and fellow coaches.


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