Meet Our Raven Track Coaches

Head Coach / Sprints

 Mike Stephens

Phone: 913-780-7150

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Mike Stephens

Coach Stephens has been coaching track and field for 22 years. He coached for 20 years as an assistant at Olathe East High School where he was a part of 11 state championships and coached five different state champion jumpers. He also spent two seasons as the head boys track coach at MidAmerica Nazarene University where he was named Coach of the Year in 2006. Coach Stephens was a five-time state placer in high school and all conference and All American jumper at MidAmerica Nazarene University. He has taught social studies in Olathe since 1995. He is married to Kristen and they have three amazing kids, AJ, Aubrey and Alyssa.

Sprints Coach

 Aaron Hafner

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Aaron Hafner

Jumps Coach

 Kayla Hannam

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Kayla Hannam

Coach Hannam is entering her third year on the ONW coaching staff. She graduated from Baker University in December 2015 with a degree in physical education and health. She is looking for a full-time position in physical education. Coach Hannam has been doing track for the past 10 years and holds all jumping records at Baker University. She is a three-time All-American in triple jump and national qualifier in high jump, long jump, and heptathlon.

Javelin Coach

 Justin Wrecke

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Justin Wrecke

Coach Wrecke is entering his 10th year as javelin coach at ONW. He is a graduate of Arrowhead High School in Hartland, Wisconsin. Coach Wrecke earned his bachelor’s in education from Washburn University in 1998, and received his master’s degree from Emporia State University in 2007. He also coaches basketball at Olathe Northwest. His wife, Melissa, is a teacher at Mission Trail Middle School. They are proud parents of three children: Jaiden, Emery, and Briggs.

Distance Coach

 Christine Sales

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Christine Sales

Coach Sales is entering her 10th season as a distance coach for the Ravens. She graduated from the University of Nebraska with a degree in secondary education. Coach Sales also serves as the assistant cross country coach at ONW. An avid runner, Sales competed in track and cross country as a young teen and continues to compete in 5K road races and a host of marathons nationwide. Her husband, Josh, is a geological engineer for Kennedy Jenks Consultants. They have two children, Chloe and Miles.

Jumps Coach

 Avery Parker

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Avery Parker

Hurdles Coach

 Justin Slaven

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Justin Slaven

Justin Slaven enters his first year as a member of the Olathe Northwest track coaching staff. Coach Slaven was better in track than Dee Bell and Mike Stephens combined. Coach Slaven graduated from MidAmerica Nazarene University with a bachelor’s in science education. A native of Weskan, Kansas, Slaven played football for the Coyotes of Weskan High School before going on to play defensive back for the MNU Pioneers. He coached track hurdles at California Trail Middle School for eight years before moving to Olathe Northwest in 2008. Justin’s wife, Jen, works as a social worker at Santa Fe Trail Middle School. In addition to his coaching responsibilities, Justin teaches chemistry and AP Chemistry at Olathe Northwest. Justin and Jen reside in Olathe with their three boys: Jax (12), Kaden (10) and Griffin (8).

Sprints Coach

 Lorne Clark

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Lorne Clark

Lorne Clark enters his fourth year as a member of the Olathe Northwest track and field coaching staff. Coach Clark comes to Olathe Northwest from San Francisco where he coached one year for Thurgood Marshal High School. Clark attend junior college in San Francisco, where he was a part of two junior college national champions as an inside slot receiver and tight end. After junior college, Clark graduated from Kansas State University with a bachelor of science in kinesiology and was a member of a K-State Big 12 championship team. He also works as an athletic instructor at Velocity Sports Performance and 68 Inside Sports in Lenexa. A native of San Francisco, California, Clark graduated from Lowell High School where he was a three-sport athlete for the Cardinals in football, basketball and baseball. Lorne and his wife, Kimberly, reside in Olathe with her daughter, Rachel, and their son, Lawrence.

Assistant Coach

 Austin Stephens

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Austin Stephens

Pole Vault Coach

 Casey Bowen

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Casey Bowen