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Cross Country (HS)

Head Coach
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Name: Eric Scruggs
Eric Scruggs is a Rutherford County native, attending CHASE High School where he was a four-year letterman in Track & Cross Country. Coach Scruggs taught ten years at the ROC before coming to TJCA in 2006. Since coming to TJCA, Scruggs has been an Assistant Coach for several of our MS and HS sports. The Gryphon Track and Cross Country teams have placed at least one individual/team at the state championships every year since inception. They have won two individual State Championships in High Jump and the 3200 meters.
Assistant Coaches
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Greg Stearns
The Gryphon Track and Cross Country teams have a rich history of striving towards success as a team while building character as individuals. At the end of each practice and season, it's the program's hope that the student-athletes have grown in health, happiness, and ability.
Team Accolades
  • 2019 - All-State Individual ( 8th Girls CC State Championship)
  • 2018 - Finished 4th in Girls CC State Championship
  • 2016 - All-State Individual ( 5th Boys CC State Championship)
  • 2015 - All-State Individual ( 8th Boys CC State Championship)
  • 2014 - All-State Individual ( 7th Boys CC State Championship)
  • 2011 - Finished 7th in Boys CC State Championship