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Trent L. Sanderson

Team Prep USA - Owner and Creator


*2007 - Current - Team Prep USA
*2004 - 07 - Athletic Director & Distance Coach - CBA/ IMG Academies
*2001 - 04 - Head Men & Women XC Coach - University of Maryland-College Park
*2000 - 01 - Assistant Coach - Florida State University
*1998 - 99 - Head Coach at Colorado Rocky Mountain School
*1997 - 00 - Distance Coach - Glenwood Springs High School
*1997 - 99 - Team Elite USA - Aspen Club - Aspen, Colorado

He is now in his 17th year with:
* 2 Olympians
* 11 National individual Track and XC Champions
* 3 Runner-up National Titles
* 13 Individual World team & Jr. team qualifiers
* 2 Rhode Scholars
* 23 Footlocker finalist
* 24 High School All-Americans
* 12 NCAA All-Americans (very short stint as a college coach)
* 139 Individual State Champions(through camps and individual)
* 18 NXN Qualifiers.... Stay tuned for much more as we will need to go back over his history and bring up his incredible success over the past decade.
Dena Hildreth

Team Prep USA - Administrator/ Office Manager
Financial Advisor


Contact with questions regarding Team Prep USA or Rocky Mountain Cross Country Camps and Winter Distance Project Dena is on board as our new Office Manager. She brings 20+ years of office management experience to the Team and will be working to build the foundation for growth. Dena was involved with us when we were a US Sports Camp affiliated with Nike back in 2005..


Jeff Arbogast

Team Prep USA / Co-Director of RMXC Camps


Coach Arbogast is in his 7th year now with the Rocky Mountain Cross Country Camps/ Team Prep USA


B.A. University of Utah 1980
M.A. University of Phoenix 1994
(Post-Masters hours in sports medicine and sports psychology)

Coaches' Education

USATF Level I 1991
USATF Level II (Multi-Events) 1994
USATF Level III (Endurance) 2001 (One of 4 US High School coaches as of 2002)
Gatorade Sports Science Institute 2004, 2005


25 years Head Cross Country (Boys & Girls) @ Bingham High School, South Jordan UT
23 years Head Coach Track & Field (Boys & Girls) @ Bingham High School, South Jordan, UT
21 Years Head Coach South Valley Track Club (USATF) @ SLC, UT
10 years coaching international athletes via OzTrack, (AUS & NZ)
Multi-State Clinician/Presenter on Endurance Events, Multi-Events and Motivation
Member, National Federation Coaches' Governing Board (1999-2003)
President-Elect, National Federation of Coaches (all USA HS sports), 2001-2
Chair, National Federation of Coaches Committee, 2002-Present
Member, National Federation of Coaches Publications Committee, 2002-Present
2002 National High School Coaches' Association "Coach of the Year" (Men's XC)
2003 National Federation of Coaches "Coach of the Year" (Women's XC)
2005 Utah "Best In State" High School Coach
2006 "Huntsman Teacher/Coach of the Year" Recipient
Author of numerous articles, videos, dissertations, and coaching guides
Sports & Performance Psychology Curriculum Design and Instructor
Coordinator & Head Coach, Utah-Russia Track & Field Meet, 2003
Member, Gatorade Sport Science Institute Coaches' Council

Bryce Seymour

Team Prep USA / RMXC 2015 Camp Staff

School: Furman University
Major: Environmental Science

Former Team Prep USA Client and Camper

High School Accomplishments:
3200m- 10:44
5000m- 17:41
Florida All State Team
Mikayla Sonneborn

Team Prep USA /2015 RMXC Camp Staff

School: Tulane University (Redshirt Junior)
Majors: Business Marketing & Health and Wellness
Former Client & Camper with Team Prep USA

Collegiate Accomplishments
First Team All Louisiana 3000m Steeplechase
CUSA Commissioners Honor Roll
Member of USTFCCCA All-Academic Team
Consistent Top 5 finisher for TUXC team

Collegiate PR’s:
1500m- 4:42
Mile- 5:01
3000m steeplechase- 11:17
5k- 18:45

Kelli Jennings

Team Prep USA / Nutritionist


Kelli Jennings is a Registered Dietitian with a passion for healthy eating, wellness, & sports nutrition. After graduating from the University of Northern Colorado with a degree in Dietetics, she began her career with a residency and position in Washington DC at George Washington University Hospital. Since returning to Colorado, she founded Apex Nutrition, LLC, a local and online private practice specializing in endurance sports nutrition, disease prevention, and wellness. Kelli has counseled athletes across the country, from amateur to professional, helping them improve their health and athletic performance through daily healthy eating and intentional eating for training. She has studied and worked in a variety of nutrition areas and is accredited by the Commission on Dietetic Registration. Outside of work, Kelli loves living with her husband in Crested Butte, Colorado where she spends her free time backcountry skiing, mountaineering, and participating in endurance mountain bike events. During the summer of 2005, she placed first in a 100K Mountain Bike Race in Durango, Colorado. She has also set her sights on climbing the 54 summits of all of Colorado's 14,000 foot peaks (52 climbed including 7 snow climb/ski descents as of October 2006 - the completion of this project has been delayed with the birth of her 1st child in June 2007!). These activities give her the perfect opportunity to fine-tune her homemade sports drinks, backpacking meal menus, and endurance sports nutrition plans. Here’s also a summary of what I bring to your program. Each participant receives: A complete assessment and analysis of current eating habits for daily eating and training Customized nutrition packet with key nutrition recommendations, a mix-and-match meal plan for suggested food choices, recipes, sports nutrition education, and tools to track progress Initial phone or in-person appointment to discuss goals, the nutrition packet, and plan Sports Nutrition Education for daily eating, eating for training & competitions, supplement use, race day preparation, and optimal hydration Best of all, Kelli Jennings, RD to partner with you as your personal nutrition coach! The coaching relationship provides ongoing support, accountability, encouragement, meal plan adjustments, and answers to your questions via weekly or biweekly emails.
Blake Dircksen

Team Prep USA / 2015 RMXC Camp Staff

Blake Dircksen SPT, CSCS is a graduate student at New York University studying physical therapy. In undergrad he ran XC and track for the Indiana Hoosiers, and in high school was part of a 4x800m state championship relay team and took 5th at the Indiana state cross country championships.

Blake is currently working at New York Athletic Club where he trains clients to meet their goals, and sees sports performance as a big part of his PT profession in the future.

Personal Records:
800m- 1:55
1500m- 3:56
3000m- 8:34
3000m Steeplechase- 9:24

Lynn Jagaciewski

Team Prep USA / Travel and Activities Coordinator - Outside of Camps!


Contact info: Email:
Chris Heezen

Team Prep USA / RMXC 2011 Camp Staff


B.S. Exercise Science (August 2009)

Summer Internship at High Altitude Performance Lab in Gunnison, CO

College: Dakota State University, Madison, SD (Fall 2004 – 2009)

3-time NAIA All-American (1 x Cross Country, 2 x Marathon at Outdoor Track Nationals)

Cross Country 3 x All-Conference, 3 x All-Region, 3 x National Meet Qualifier

School Record Holder in Marathon (2:28:06), #3 Fastest 5k in School History (15:14), #4 Fastest 10k in School History (31:33)

Post-Collegiate: January 2009 – 16th overall at PF Chang’s Rock and Roll Marathon in Phoenix, AZ (2:28:49)
Dylan Hassett

Team Prep USA / RMXC 2015 Camp Staff

Graduate of College of William and Mary
Majored in Kinesiology
Former client and camper of Team Prep USA

High School:
2010 and 2011 Georgia State Champion in 3200m
Placed 3rd in 2009 and 6th in 2010 at Georgia XC State Championship
3200m PR of 10:43
1600m PR of 5:06
Earned 7 scholar athlete awards

Earned two All-East honors (in 3k and 5k)
Earned All-CAA honors for 2012 cross country
Competed with team at 2012 NCAA Division I Cross Country National Championship

Collegiate PR's:
3k - 9:38
5k - 16:10
10k - 34:26

Shane Curtsinger

Team Prep USA / RMXC 2015 Camp Staff

Shane graduated from Lincoln Memorial University in 2013 with a B.S. in Athletic Training.
He currently is working on a Masters of business administration from LMU and is also the Graduate assistant coach at LMU.
While competing for LMU Shane aquired the school record in both the 5k and 10k on the track. He was also team captain 2011-2013.

Noah Gade

Team Prep USA /2015 RMXC Camp Staff

School: Oklahoma State University (Redshirt Sophomore)
Major: Chemical Engineering

Team Prep USA Client and Camper (2010-13)

2014 All Big 12 (10,000m)
2014 USA Team Member (Great Edinburgh XC)

3000m: 8:18.16
10,000m: 29:51.13

High School:
2012 Footlocker Finalist
2012 State Cross Country Champion
2012 Gatorade Oklahoma Runner of the Year
Cooper Thompson

Team Prep USA / RMXC 2015 Camp Staff

Cooper Thompson - Javelin
School: University of Southern California
Major: Human Performance

Athletics: 2010 Pac-10 runner up (Javelin) 2010 NACAC 23U Silver Medalist for Team USA 2011 Pac-10 Champion (Javelin) 2011 - 9th Place at US National Championship 2nd farthest throw in USCs History PR’s Javelin - 77.19m
Danny Machmueller

Team Prep USA / RMXC 2015 Camp Staff

Dan is a mathematics teacher at Franklin High School in Wisconsin. He also serves as assistant cross country coach and distance coach at Nathan Hale High School. He ran at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, and graduated in 2011. He earned all-conference honors three times, and continues to race after graduation as a member of the Wisconsin Runner Racing Team.
He has a passion for coaching, and is excited to work with high school athletes at camp!
Ellen Tucker

Team Prep USA / 2015 RMXC Camp Staff

Brantley Lutz

Team Prep USA / RMXC Staff and Camps Training Group Organizer

Coach Lutz is in his 6th year now with the Rocky Mountain Cross Camps/ Team Prep USA

During the season Coach Lutz is a coach with Trinity University, after coaching at Albuquerque (N.M.) Academy for five years. During his seven seasons as an assistant coach, the teams won two state titles and were runner-up three times. In the fall of 2005, he was promoted to head girls cross country coach, and under his direction, the team won its first state title in 12 years as they placed five runners in the top seven at the state meet. Coach Lutz earned District and State Coach of the Year honors in his first season as a head coach. As an assistant with the track team, he coached two girls to multiple individual titles. During the five track seasons, he coached the distance runners to 13 school records. Nine of his former athletes have gone on to be a part of collegiate cross country teams. In the 2.5 years since Lutz arrived at Trinity, his athletes have set 20 school records. Coach Lutz graduated from Michigan State University in 1998 with a bachelor’s degree in engineering mechanics. During his collegiate athletic career, he earned five varsity letters and competed at the 1995 NCAA Cross Country Championships as a member of the Spartan team. Since becoming a coach in 2001, he has earned coaching certification in USATF Level 1 and Level 2 in endurance events.

Coach Lutz is still a competitive runner, as he has qualified and competed in the last two U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials, finishing 30th in 2004. He has a marathon personal record of 2 hours, 20 minutes, 55 seconds. In 2005, he finished fifth U.S. Marathon Championships, which was his fourth top 10 finish in a national championship race.
Mia Meydrich

Team Prep USA / 2012 RMXC Camp Counselor

School: Mississippi State University
Cassidy Ahrens

Team Prep USA / 2012 RMXC Camp Counselor

School : Western State University
Taylor Manett

Team Prep USA /2015 RMXC Camp Counselor

School: University of Michigan Class of 2016
Major:Neuroscience; Pre-Med

FootLocker Finalist
Dr. Eric A. Haynie

Team Prep USA / Team Chiropracter


Dr. Eric A. Haynie D.C., CSCS, DIAMA, ART
EDUCATION Palmer College of Chiropractic West: Doctor of Chiropractic California State University Fresno: B.S. Chemistry Diplomat International Academy of Medical Acupuncture Level I Certified Colorado Workers Compensation Provider Adjunct Clinic Faculty Northwestern College of Chiropractic Level III Certified Active Release Technique Provider Biomechanics Certification, Active Release Techniques Mission College: Emergency Medical Technician Sole Supports Certified Orthotic Provider Certified Red Cross CPR and AED instructor NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist EXPERIENCE DOCTOR OF CHIROPRACTIC, Aspen Leaf Chiropractic P.C. • DBA: Aspen Sports Chiropractic, since 1997 • Practicing in conjunction with Multidisciplinary Aspen Sports Medicine
Bill Fabrocini

Team Prep USA / Team Physical Therapist


Bill Fabrocini PT, OCS, CSCS is the Director of the Aspen Club Sports Performance Center

A high altitude training facility specializing in the fundamental and advanced concepts of athletic performance.

Mr. Fabrocini is also a board certified clinical specialist in orthopedic physical therapy and continues to practice clinically at The Aspen Club Sports Medicine Institute.

He has authored numerous articles on sport training and fitness that have been featured in magazines such as Skiing, Women’s Sports and Fitness, and Shape Magazine along with several medical journals. He is a frequent contributor to medical research with publications in regards to sports nutrition and orthopedic rehabilitation.

Mr. Fabrocini frequently lectures at fitness conferences and medical symposiums around the country and is also an active educator in youth sports development within the Aspen and Crested Butte community. His innovative approach to the development of athletic skills along with his unique rehabilitation techniques, have attracted a vast array of professional athletes and Olympians.

These include former NBA Champion and MVP David Robinson, Olympic Snowboard Bronze Medalist Chris Klug and Silver Medalist Gretchin Blieler, Tennis Grand Slam Champions Martina Navratolova and Conchita Martinez, US Open Women’s Golf Champion Jane Geddes, and numerous members of the US Ski Team, among many others.
Dr. Roanne Houck N.D.

Team Prep USA / Naturopathic Doctor


Roanne Rouse Houck, ND is a Naturopathic Doctor and owner of the Main Street Clinic and Acli-Mate® Mountain Sports Drink located in Gunnison, CO.

Dr. Houck graduated with a degree in pre-med biology from the University of California, Santa Cruz and attended four years of naturopathic medical school at the National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM) in Portland, OR, followed by a one year integrated MD/ND residency in Grand Junction, CO.

She was born and raised in Crested Butte and maintains an active lifestyle including cycling, trail running, Nordic and tele-mark skiing, hiking and yoga.

Dr. Houck has a successful naturopathic practice focusing on optimal health for people of all ages and athletes of all abilities. Acli-Mate® Mountain Sports Drink is an all-natural sport beverage formulated by Dr. Houck to promote optimal physical performance at elevation. It is an excellent addition to any mountain runners’ nutritional program to maximize energy, performance and recovery.

To learn more about Acli-Mate® Mountain Sports Drink visit HYPERLINK

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For more information about the Main Street Clinic and the services we offer please call us at 970-641-5363.
Robert P. Jackson

Team Prep USA
Director of Academic Affairs


Associate Director of Major Gifts - Yale University,
Office of Development, New Haven, CT July 2007 to present

Associate Director of Admissions/Director of Multicultural Recruitment - Yale University,
Undergraduate Admissions, New Haven, CT, August 1995 – 2007

Plan and coordinate recruitment strategies for prospective students of color in consultation with the Dean of Admissions.

Area Admissions Officer for Hawaii, Los Angeles, Nevada, South Pacific territories, and part of New York City. Supervise 16 bursary students and the Assistant Director of Multicultural Recruitment. Plan and coordinate on campus yield programs, information sessions, phonathons and mailings to prospective students. Travel domestically and internationally conducting presentations, meeting with alumni and visiting schools.

Read and evaluate over one thousand applicants to Yale University each year.
Dr. Gloria Beim

Team Prep USA / Doctor MD


Chief Medical Officer for the United States Olympic Committe at the 2005 World University Games in Izmir, Turkey and 2012 London Olympic Games

Team Physician of Team Prep USA and The U.S. Track Cycling Team, Athens Olympics

Dr. Gloria Beim is a Board certified Orthopaedic Surgeon with specialty fellowship training in shoulder surgery, knee surgery, arthroscopy and sports medicine. Her clinic locations are in Gunnison, Mt. Crested Butte, and Telluride. Dr. Beim began college at the age of 14. She earned her M.D. at the University of California at San Diego and her Orthopaedic credentials were earned at the New York Orthopaedic Hospital of Columbia Presbyterian University. She then completed her Sports Medicine knee and shoulder fellowship training at the University of Pittsburgh Center for Sports Medicine. In addition to her practice, she is the physician for the United States Track Cycling Team, and a team physician for Western State Athletics. As a Sports Medicine Fellow at the University of Pittsburgh, she was a team physician for the football, wrestling, and gymnastics teams. Dr. Beim continues to be involved in studies of sports injury and prevention. Her involvement and interest in her specialties have earned her an appointment as a reviewer of the American Journal of Sports Medicine, and she is an active member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. In addition to publishing in numerous professional journals and textbooks, she is the author of "The Female Athlete's Body Book". She has appeared as an authority in sports medicine in a number of TV newscasts including the Today Show. Dr. Beim resides in Mt. Crested Butte with her husband Erik, daughter Skylar, and their three dogs. Her hobbies and interests include mountain biking, weight lifting, snow skiing, playing hockey, and horseback riding.
John Martin

Team Prep USA / Web Designer