track & Field
Varsity Girls Track Coach - Cindy Kostek
Coach Kostek is starting her 9th full year at DMC as secondary counselor, track and volleyball coach. She graduated from the University of Nebraska in 1981 with a K-12 Physical Education degree and coaching endorsement. While at UNL, Coach Kostek earned NCAA All-American status as a sprinter and served as a graduate assistant in the track program for one year. She taught and coached at Milford Public Schools in Milford, NE from 1982-1989 and at Parkview Christian School in Lincoln, NE from 1994-2000. In January of 2001, the Kosteks relocated to Des Moines and Coach Kostek began her coaching and counseling duties at DMC. In May of 2003, Coach Kostek earned her Masters in School Counseling degree from Drake University. She and her husband, Mark, have four children; Tatum, Tom, Leah, and Katelyn.
Congratulations to our conference champion female track athletes from 2011-12!
Gabi Wilson ... 3000
Annette Bosman ... 100 and 200
Spring Medley Relay: Kylee Thiner, Emily Moore, Bosman, Maddie Hilsabeck
4x800 Relay: Halie Behr, Mariah Long, Abby Gardiner, Taylor Dubberke
Boy's Varsity Track and Field Coach - Dennis Gonnerman
Dennis Gonnerman has coached a variety of sports in his 32 years of teaching and coaching, including football, softball, baseball, volleyball and track . He graduated with a B.A. from Westmar College in 1978 where he participated in track, football and baseball. Coach Gonnerman has been a head boy's track coach for a total of 13 years, including the past 7 years here at DMCS. Coach Gonnerman and his wife Terri have three children (Jen, Jamie and Joshua) and five grandchildren.
Congratulations to our champion male track athletes!
Danny Clinton ... High Jump
4x800 Relay: Quinn Wohlenhaus, Matt Herbers, Tyler Osborn, Austin Stubbs
Clinton ... Long Jump
4x800 Relay: Wohlenhaus, Herbers, Andrew Minor, Stubbs
Distance Medley: Justin Nunes, Clinton, Wohlenhaus, Herbers