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Art Siemers
Art  Siemers

Assistant Coach - Distance


Colorado State inks 10 signees to 2016-17 track & field roster

Rams bolster all event areas with significant talent


Meet Notes: Colorado State returns to Kansas Relays

Rams to battle against Kansas, Nebraska and Rice in quadrangular competition


Recap: Abbey, Hassan each earn spot on NCAA All-America first team

Hassan takes fifth in shot put, Abbey places sixth in 3,000 meters


Recap: Three CSU records, two MW titles highlight day two of MW indoor championships

Men's and women's teams both lead heading into final day of competition


Pair of school records highlights huge first day of CSU track & field weekend

Mock crushes men's indoor 5000m record, Fair outdoes herself again in 200m dash

Contact information: a.siemers@colostate.edu | (970) 491-5434

Head Men's and Women's Collegiate Cross Country Coach - 2012 to present
Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, NCAA Division I

  • Coached Jefferson Abbey (13th place) and Jerrell Mock (19th place) to All-American status in 2015, becoming the first CSU cross country coach to coach a men's All-American since 2004
  • Coached Darby Gilfillan to the NCAA championships as she had the highest national finish for a CSU women's sophomore since 2006
  • Led the men to the 2013 (26th place) & 2014 (19th place) NCAA Division I National Championships
  • Coached the men's team to 3rd place in 2012, 2nd place in 2013, 3rd place in 2014 and 2nd place in 2015 at the Mountain West Championships
  • Coached the women's team to 2nd place in 2012, 3rd place in 2013, 4th place in 2014 and 4th place in 2015 at the Mountain West Championships
  • Coached 17 Mountain West All-Conference and 11 NCAA Mountain All-Regional performers
  • Men and women’s team earned USTFCCA Division I All-Academic Status in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
  • Men’s team earned the 2015 Academic Progress Rating (APR) Public Recognition Award
  • Duties include coaching, recruiting, meet scheduling, meet management, budgeting, fundraising, supervising and counselling student-athletes
  • Oversee coaching staff of one full-time assistant coach

Assistant Men's and Women's Collegiate Track & Field, Head Distance/Middle Distance Coach - 2012 to present
Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, NCAA Division I

  • Coached 19 NCAA outdoor National Qualifiers (West)
  • Coached 12 individuals and five relays to Mountain West All-Conference status
  • Coached four Mountain West Conference Champions (2013, 2014, 2015 men's Distance Medley Relay, 2014 women's 10k)
  • Assisted in coaching men's and women's outdoor track & field teams to 2015 Mountain West Conference titles

Head Men’s and Women’s Collegiate Track & Field Coach – 2005 to 2012
Assistant Men’s and Women’s Collegiate Track & Field Coach – 2000 to 2005
Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado, NCAA Division II   

  • Coached five NCAA DII National Champions: 2004 women’s steeplechase, 2009 men’s indoor distance medley relay, 2010 men’s outdoor 800m and 1500m, and 2011 men’s indoor mile 
  • Led men’s and women’s teams to 15 top-25 NCAA DII National team finishes in indoor and outdoor track & field 
  • Coached 82 track & field athletes to All-American status  
  • Voted 2009 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Indoor Men’s and Women’s Coach of the Year Men’s program finished 4th in USTFCCCA Program of the Year standings for 2009-2010 and 2011-2012 

Head Men’s and Women’s Collegiate Cross Country Coach – 2002 to 2012
Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado, NCAA Division II 

  • Led the men’s and women’s teams to nine NCAA DII National Championship berths: women placed 14th in 2003 and 5th in 2005; men placed 6th in 2005, 7th in 2006, 7th in 2007, 9th in 2008, 3rd 2009, 4th in 2010, 5th in 2011
  • Coached 21 men’s and women’s cross country athletes to All-American status

Head Boys’ High School Cross Country Coach - 2000 to 2001
Jefferson Academy High School, Broomfield, Colorado

  • Initiated the cross-country program and recruited the inaugural team
  • Led the team to the 2001 Colorado 3A State Championship Meet    


  • USA Track & Field Level I Coach    
  • USA Track & Field Level II Endurance Coach  


  • University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado
    • Master of Arts in Education – Dec. 1999
    • Instruction & Curriculum – Elementary Education 
  • Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois 
    • Bachelor of Science in Education – May 1995
    • Double major: Elementary Education and History


  • Illinois State University Track:  Missouri Valley Conference 1500m and mile Champion, Division I indoor provisional national qualifier 4x800m, four time letter winner, 1991-1994 
  • Illinois State University Cross Country: Team Captain, MVP, All-Conference, All-Regional- District IV, four time letter winner, 1991-1994; Athletic Director’s Honor Roll, Eight Semesters, 1990-1994, Missouri Valley Academic All-Conference, First Team, 1993-1994; Dean’s List, 1995 
  • USATF Track & Field Indoor National Championships: One Mile Run, eighth place, Atlanta, GA, 1999 USA Olympic Trials “A” Qualifier: Marathon, 2004
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