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Reid Ehrisman
Director of Cross Country/ Track and Field
Reid Ehrisman enters his second season as the head track and field coach at the University of Sioux Falls. Ehrisman spent five seasons as the Cougars' assistant coach before being named director of cross country/track and field in July of 2012. He will continue to specialize in the pole vault event.

Prior to joining the Cougar coaching staff, Ehrisman served as the graduate assistant jumps coach at his alma mater, Concordia University (Neb.) from 2005-2007. He completed his Master's degree in Education in 2007.

Before hanging up his spikes, Ehrisman was a national contender on the runway himself. Highlighted by six NAIA National Championship qualifications and one conference crown, Ehrisman celebrated a solid pole vault collegiate career at Concordia where he received his Bachelor's of Science in Secondary Education.

Over the last five years, USF's track and field success has not been limited to the pole vault. The Cougars have earned 30 NAIA All-American selections, three individual NAIA National Championships, the program's first conference title, and a team eighth place finish at the 2011 NAIA National Championships.

Coaching Highlights at USF

  • 34 NAIA National Qualifiers
  • 15 NAIA All-Americans
  • 11 top-10 NAIA National Championship finishes
  • 2 NAIA National Championships
  • 11 Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) titles
  • 8 GPAC Runner-up finishes

Career Coaching Highlights

  • 45 NAIA Nationals Qualifiers
  • 17 NAIA All-Americans
  • 7 NAIA National Runner-ups
  • 2 National Championships in the pole vault
  • 9 school record holders in the pole vault

Position: Director of Cross Country/ Track and Field
Hometown: Beemer, Neb.
High School: Beemer
Alma Mater: Concordia (Neb.)
Graduating Year: 2005
Major: Secondary Education
Phone: (605)575-2094
Email: Reid.Ehrisman@usiouxfalls.edu