Tradition of Excellence

161 NWAC Championships
150 NWAC Regional Championships
12 NCWSA Championships
3 NJCAA National Championships
326 Total Team Championships
as of 2-8-2018
Spokane Community College Square Spokane Falls Community College
Sean McLachlan
Sean McLachlan

Men's and Women's Track & Field Assistant Coach
Men's and Women's Head Cross Country Coach



In his sixth year at Spokane, Coach McLachlan coached the men to the 2009 NWAACC championships this past fall in cross country and the women to a second place finish.  He has coached 40 cross country All-Americans in only his sixth year of coaching and he has worked with 33 distance All-Americans in track.

Sean is a graduate of West Valley High School of Spokane in 1999.  He enrolled at CCS where he earned a total of three All-American awards, one in cross country and two in the 3000 steeplechase.  After graduating from Spokane in 2001, Sean transferred to Southern Utah University where he is completing his B.A. in physical education.  While at SUU, he improved his steeplechase best to 9:10.  He was MID-CON All-Conference in cross country and the 2004 Indoor Champion in the 5000 meters as well as the 3000 meter runner-up.  His personal bests are 1:55 in the 800, 4:22 in the 1600, 9:30 in the 3200, and 9:10 in the 3000 steeplechase.  He is an adjunct faculty member at Spokane Community College where he teaches in the physical education department.

Sean and his wife, Rachel, reside in Spokane with their daughter Mae.