Preseason Practice At Muskego

Friday, March 8, 2019. At Muskego High School.

Distance runners prior to their workout The runners had an outside workout and then worked inside on various stretching and strength drills.


Division: 1.

Enrollment: 1632.

Head Coach: Richard Raney. Coach Raney is also Head Girls Cross Country coach. His team won the 2018 WIAA D1 State XC Championship.

Conference Classic Eight. Conference Schools: Arrowhead, Catholic Memorial, Kettle Moraine, Mukwonago, Muskego, Oconomowoc, Waukesha North, Waukesha South, and Waukesha West.

At the 2018 Classic 8 Conference Meet Muskego finished 3rd behind Champion Waukesha West and runner-up Arrowhead. At the 2017 Conference Meet Muskego also finished third. At the 2018 WIAA State Meet Muskego tied with Wausau West for third place.

Left: : Kate Sperka [#3] and Kate Jochims [#1] in the 1600m run at the WIAA State Meet. Sperka finished in 4th while Jochims won the Silver Medal in the 1600m race. At the 2018 WIAA D1 XC Meet Sperka was the Silver Medalist while Jochims finished 12th helping the Warriors win the XC Team Championship.

Right: Brittany Helm is shown in the 1600m run at the 2018 WIAA State Meet. She finished 10th in that event. At the 2018 WIAA D1 State XC Meet Helm finished 24th helping Muskego to the Team Championship.

Elizabeth Missiaen in the 2018 WIAA 300m LH

Nicole Doerr in the 2018 WIAA 4x8 Relay

Savanah Balcerak in the 2018 WIAA 200m dash

At the 2018 WIAA State Meet the Muskego 4x800m relay won the Silver Medal with a Top 50 All-Time Relay time of 9:13.35
Runners above L-R: Brittany Helm, Kate Sperka, Nicole Doerr, and anchor Kate Jochims.
Jochims who who will compete at Marquette in 2019-20 won the Silver Medal in the individual 1600m and 3200m races while posting Top 50 All - Time Athlete times.

McKayla Felton in the 4x8 at the Classic 8

Sydney Bartz in the 4x8 at the Classic 8

Melissa Schneider in the 4x8 at the Classic 8

Bella Seitz - Dash and relay events

Emma Warr - Dash and relay events

Brenda Calvetti - Dash and relay events

Simone Blint-Bruni

Elizabeth Missiaen

Jasmina Sejfovic - Jumps

Maddie OxBorough - Distance events

Ani Oxborough - Distance events

Angela Tomczak - Jumps

Left: Claire Maki - Jumps. Right:Leg 2 4x1 runner Macy Brzeczkowski gets the baton from lead off runner Bella Seitz at the 2018 Classic 8 Conference Meet
Above and below: Sprint, hurdle, and jumps athletes in their warm-ups
Head girls track and field coach Richard Raney whose Muskego girls XC team was the 2018 D1 State Champion will take family leave in May. Then Jerome Missiaen will take over as head coach of the Muskego girls. Day 5 saw a fast paced practice schedule with the girls in separate parts of the building depending on their specialty.

Coaches [L-R] Jerome Missiaen and Richard Raney

Coach Kale Brown demonstrates warmup drills

Several walls of info near the runners locker rooms

Below: Sprinters, hurdlers, and jump athletes in warm-ups. Coach Kale Brown led this group during warm-ups.

The throw team is shown below and in the weight room above center and right.


Sprinters made use of long hallways


Head Coach Richard Raney

Coach Kale Brown - Jumps

Distance Coach CJ Michaud is
also the head Boys XC Coach

Coach Jenn Warr - Sprints and PV

Coach Jerome Missiaen - Hurdles

Throws coach Collin Smith