Art Siemers
Art  Siemers

Position:
Assistant Coach - Distance


04/22/2016

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

Rams bolster all event areas with significant talent

04/18/2016

Meet Notes: Colorado State returns to Kansas Relays

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

03/12/2016

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

02/26/2016

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

02/12/2016

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    

MEMBERSHIP 

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

EDUCATION

  • 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

ACHIEVEMENTS  

  • 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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