2017 Coaching Staff for Apollo Track and Field

The coaching staff for Apollo Track and Field have combined over 100 years of track experience and successes.  They were selected as region coaching staff of the year for 7 consecutive years, until the AIA did away with regions.  While at Apollo, they have coached 26 state champions.  The girls teams have finished in the top 4 in the state 5 of the last 12 years (including 2 second place finishes) and are the last defending Western Sky Region champion. The boys won the region title in 2009 (results).  Currently (2016-2017) there are 6 former Apollo track athletes competing in track and field at the college level.
Hilary McCarthy    
Hilary McCarthy
Head Boys and Girls Coach
Head Apollo Cross Country Coach.  
Coach McCarthy has decades of experience as a distance coach and NCAA cross country and track competitor for NAU.


Randy Orr
Throws Coach

Coach Orr has coached at Apollo HS for 16 years; football and basketball.  Coach Orr is in his 4th year coaching throwing events.

Coach Roland Pearce
Roland Pierce
Sprints and Relays Coach
Coach Pierce is a counselor and assistant football coach at Apollo.  This is his second year coaching track at Apollo and the boys' sprint relay teams set 2 school records at the state meet in 2016!

Jumps coach Yvonne Johnson
Yvonne Johnson
Jumps Coach
Coach Johnson is in her second year coaching track at Apollo and comes as a former collegiate jumper.  She is also the proud mother of former Cortez state champion sprinter Stefan Johnson.

Micah Sparks
Pole Vault Coach
Coach Sparks is in the Apollo Hall of Fame 
and vaulted in college.