About Me

Jake HoltEast Newton High SchoolHead Cross Country Assistant Track and Field (Distance)Above all things, I am a Christian. I have been at East Newton for nineteen years (this was my first school). I am entering my 15th year as the cross country head coach after serving as the assistant under Kern Sorrell for three seasons. I have been blessed to be associated with some fantastic kids all of these seasons, and each year it gets harder to let them go. RespectPatienceKindnessSelflessnessHonestyForgivenessCommitmentHumility(Eight key principles to live by)Good luck and good running...

Discussion Posts

Topic/Message
3 months ago Early season meets and coronavirus?
@esnich Counties in Southwest Missouri have their health departments starting to recommend not h...
3 months ago individual comparative effort google sheet
@ncxctrackcoach I just sent payment. Jake Holt holtj@eastnewton.org
3 months ago District Entries (Track and Field 2020)
Why is the reverse warmup even a thing?
3 months ago Repainting track for new exchange zones
@11639072 Fischer, the company who surfaced our track, told us to hold off on doing anything. The...
4 months ago Jr. High Track Meets (SWMO)
I am needing jr. high track meets in the April 2nd through April 10th range. Please help.
5 months ago McFarland USA & SWMO Running Camp
For those of you who are cross country enthusiasts. Coach Thomas Valles will be bringing his McFa...
5 months ago 2020 XC Meets
The 22nd Annual East Newton Invitational will be Saturday, September 26th. We are switching back ...
6 months ago Dean Hays
@szoughaib And Class 1 and 2 State is a different weekend than 3, 4, and 5.
7 months ago Cross country 5 classes
@Hays For future, you could just make the certificate file available and coaches could print the...
7 months ago Cross country 5 classes
@JIMKASTEN1 These are the numbers for creating this year's classifications.
7 months ago Cross country 5 classes
@bantazmo It has Carthage's enrollment at 110. I guess they really dropped in enrollment, lol...
7 months ago XC 5 Classes
Any speculation on how this will be divided?
7 months ago podium photos
@lbrumley Also, will the podium team photos be mailed to the schools who trophied?
8 months ago District Registration Process
I think all entries are to be done through Mo.Milesplit.com. I think the meets that appear on TRX...
8 months ago District Registration Process
@mutiger31 I thought we were, but I've seen District Meets listed on TRXC.
8 months ago 2020 Track Dates
@Hays Thank you
8 months ago 2020 Track Dates
First day of practice is February 24th? What are the State Track Meet Dates? Thank you.
8 months ago Gans Creek Course question.
@szoughaib yes
8 months ago Gans Creek Course question.
@szoughaib You can enter all 10 in the varsity race. If you need to move them, you can do so dur...
8 months ago District Assignments
@Hays I figured as much, just trying to get a grasp of what great class 3s might move to class 4.
8 months ago District Assignments
@Hays Any rough, very rough, guess as to what the enrollment breaks would look like for 5 classes?
8 months ago District Assignments
@mutiger31 4 classes for xc would be fine, if class 3 wasn't so disproportionate. We had 380 kid...
8 months ago Gans Creek Registration
@jperriguey They will allow athletes to be moved at the clerking process that day. I already ema...
8 months ago Parking at Gans Creek Question
I will be driving the bus for my team to the State Preview. Can anyone more familiar with the are...
9 months ago Gans Creek Registration
@sgudde I heard they're hoping for tomorrow.
9 months ago Why so late on district assignments?
@szoughaib That would become more problematic with track and field though. You would have a toug...
9 months ago Gans Creek Registration
@R-Taylor Okay. I just checked. When I am logged in to my account, it won't open my roster. Whe...
9 months ago Gans Creek Registration
@R-Taylor Okay. I just checked. When I am logged in to my account, it won't open my roster. Whe...
9 months ago Gans Creek Registration
@chester1976 Chrome...I already cleared my cookies as well to see if that was the issue. It does...
9 months ago Gans Creek Registration
@R-Taylor When I click on my team, East Newton, the roster never pops up. I just get a continuou...
9 months ago Middle school race distance
We are not adjusting our course at EN to the new distance. We are pretty limited on what we can d...
9 months ago New state course
@CoachSwift I was told there is a group of coaches working with Ericka at Columbia Parks to help...
11 months ago Head XC/Track Position open in Arkansas
Cross country and track coaches. Green Forest (Arkansas) High School is seeking a head cross co...
12 months ago SWMO Running Camp
Coaches,  We would love to see you and your team at our 12th Annual SWMO Running Camp this summ...
1 year ago SWMO Running Camp - Please Read!
Coaches, We would love to see you and your team at our 12th Annual SWMO Running Camp this summe...
1 year ago SWMO Running Camp - Please Read!
Coaches, We would love to see you and your team at our 12th Annual SWMO Running Camp this summe...
1 year ago SWMO Running Camp - Please Read!
Coaches, We would love to see you and your team at our 12th Annual SWMO Running Camp this summe...
1 year ago SWMO Running Camp - Please Read!
Coaches, We would love to see you and your team at our 12th Annual SWMO Running Camp this summe...
1 year ago SWMO Running Camp - Please Read!
Coaches, We would love to see you and your team at our 12th Annual SWMO Running Camp this summe...
1 year ago SWMO Running Camp - Please Read!
Coaches, We would love to see you and your team at our 12th Annual SWMO Running Camp this summe...
1 year ago SWMO Running Camp - Please Read!
Coaches, We would love to see you and your team at our 12th Annual SWMO Running Camp this summe...
1 year ago SWMO Running Camp - Please Read!
Coaches, We would love to see you and your team at our 12th Annual SWMO Running Camp this summe...
1 year ago SWMO Running Camp - Please Read!
Coaches, We would love to see you and your team at our 12th Annual SWMO Running Camp this summe...
1 year ago Sectional Sites
[url=https://www.mshsaa.org/resources/pdf/19SectionalSites.pdf]https://www.mshsaa.org/resources/p...
1 year ago Sectional Sites
[url=https://www.mshsaa.org/resources/pdf/19SectionalSites.pdf]https://www.mshsaa.org/resources/p...
1 year ago MSHSAA Sanctioned Indoor Track
I don't think our school would want to deal with it. Smaller school basketball coaches, I feel wo...
1 year ago Class and District Assignments
@Hays Will this help programs like mine on the cusp of classifications?
1 year ago State Track Timing Question
@Hays Okay. I'm confused, sorry. In 1987 Class 3A used 36 inch hurdles for the 300s? What was i...
1 year ago State Track Timing Question
@Hays Were the 110s and 300 hurdles the same height in 1986-1987 as they are now? Thanks again....
1 year ago State Track Timing Question
When did the State meet begin utilizing FAT? Was the 1980 meet hand timed? Thanks in advance.