Coach Kurt

KurtASSISTANT COACH KURT MELLICK

Coach Kurt has been involved in athletics and running since elementary school and began seriously competing in Track and Field in High School in 1981. He began as a sprinter competing in 200m/400m and Long/Triple jump events in High School, qualifying for the CIF North Coast Section meet in 1984 and 1985 during his junior and senior years.  After High School Kurt went on to attend Santa Rosa Junior College competing in the 400 meters and relays. College-level athletics culminated with competing in the Nor Cal Junior College Track & Field Championships in the 400m and 4x400m Relay, advancing as a member of SRJC’s 4x400m relay team at the California Community College State Championships in 1987.  Following college Kurt continued to pursue competitive running adding cycling, swimming, and began competition in Sprint and Olympic distance triathlons in 1991.  In 2009, after completion of his first two marathons (CIM 2008, and Boston 2009), Kurt moved up in distance in triathlon competing at both Half Iron and Ironman distances.  Kurt continues to compete in many road races and triathlon events, while working, coaching, and supporting local youth / high school Track and Cross Country programs.

Education:
Graduated Casa Grande High School – Petaluma, CA (1985)
Associate of Arts Santa Rose Junior College (1987)
Bachelor of Arts - Economics - CSU Sacramento (1991)

Running / Triathlon Experience:
20 Years competitive Track and Field, Triathlon, and Road Racing Athlete.
1981-1985 Competed for Casa Grande High School – Petaluma, CA
1986 -1987 Competed for Santa Rosa Junior College
2009 - Present Member of Fleet Feet Racing – Sacramento
Competed in 100+ Road Races
Half Marathon - Competed in 16, and Paced in 3
Marathon - Competed in 6, and Paced in 1
Half Ironman (70.3) Triathlon - Competed in 7
Ironman (140.6) Triathlon - Competed in 2 

Awards & Recognition:
2013 & 2014 Buzz Oates Run Sac Series Top 10
2012 & 2014 USA Triathlon All American
2011 World Masters Athletics – M35 Team Marathon Silver Medalist

Coaching Experience:
1986 -1987 Track & Field –Casa Grande High School Assistant Coach (Horizontal Jumps & Relays)
2004 -2010 Elk Grove Cal Ripken Baseball – Assistant Coach (A, AA, AAA, Major-Minors Div.)
2010 -2014 Oak Hill Racing Track & Field and Cross Country – Assistant Coach

Personal Records - High School/College
200m: 22.3 (1986)
400m: 48.9 (1987)
Long Jump: 21’ ½ “ (1985)
Triple Jump: 44’ 10” (1985) 

Personal Records – Masters Athlete
5K: 17:32 (2013 – Run to Feed the Hungry)
10K: 36:41 (2013 – Zoo Zoom)
Half Marathon: 1:19:32 (2010 – Clarksburg)
Marathon: 2:47:59 (2013 – California International Marathon)
Olympic Distance Triathlon: 2:14:04 (2012 – TBF Tri 4 Real)
Half Iron (70.3) Triathlon: 4:45:43 (2014 - Challenge Rancho Cordova)
Ironman (140.6) Triathlon: 10:59:23 (2012 - Coeur d’Alene)