About the coaches

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    2019 Coaches updated 1/30/19

     Bonnie Peters: Started coaching at Cleveland Hill season of 2007: Head Girls Track coach, specializing in: shot put and discus. Bonnie earned an athletic scholarship to the University of Houston, TX. She Placed first in the Shot put for the 1998 Outdoor Track and Field Championships. She still has the weightlifting records for the University. A 500 lb squat, 210 Bench press, and a 185 power clean for 3 reps. While in TX, Coach Peters decided to do some distance running and competed in 2 and 1/2 Marathon ( 26.2 miles/ 13.1 miles) in 2000, 2001, and 2004,  Coach Peters also began road biking, participating in the MS 150, a long distance bike ride of 180 miles (riding from Houston TX to Austin TX) in the year 2001 and 2004. While in Texas Coach Peters Coached Middle school track at Pershing Middle school. Coaching, Kenneth Charles to a 55 foot throw his 8th-grade year.  Coach Peters was the Head Boys and Girls Coach for cross country. The boys cross county team earned a 1st place finish at the district meet 1st out of 40 schools. Coach Peters was honored with the Coca-Cola  Rookie Coach of the year award. Moving back to Buffalo, NY she helped coach with Ben Tubbs at Frontier High school.  In 2006 Coach Peters became the throws assistant coach at Cleveland Hill. Within the past years, her athletes have earned many sectional appearances and a few state titles. In 2010  Coach Peters was level one certified for USA Track and Field.

     Doug Newman:
    Assistant Girls Track coach, specializing in the Triple jump. Long jump, and Mid-distance: 800m, 400m, and the 4x400 relay. Coach Newman has been apart of the Cleveland Track team since 2008-2009. He is also the Head boys ( 05-06) and Head girls swim coach ( 04-05.) He has coached several athletes to the sectionals and the state meets respectively. Coach Newman has also sent over 16 athletes onto college athletic programs.

     Glen Graham: Head Boys Track Coach, specializing in Hurdles, 100-800 meter sprinters, pole vault & high jump. 24th year of Track Coaching (21 @ Hill and 3 at Canisius College) 4-year track athlete Cortland and 4 years CHHS.  Multiple Division Champions as an assistant to Coach Tony Percival.  Coach Graham coached multiple Sectional and State Champions.
     Chris Keicher: Assistant Boys Track coach distance runners 800m-3200 meters. Coach Keicher works as an assistant coach for the boy's track team as the distance runners coach for both girls and boys the past year. For the past several years he has been coaching cross country and JV basketball.