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
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Jim McLachlan


Men's and Women's Track & Field Assistant Coach
Coach McLachlan has been an assistant coach of both Cross Country and Track and Field at CCS for the past six years.  Prior to coming to CCS coach McLachlan spent forty years at West Valley High School, 33 years as Head Boy’s Track coach and 40 years as Head Boy’s and Girl’s Cross Country coach.  While at West Valley coach Mac’s men’s and women’s track and cross country teams won 42 League Championships in the Frontier and Great Northern League.  His men earned top 4 State finishes six times at the AA and AAA level, winning the 3A State Championship in 2005 and narrowly missing by ½ point in 1999.  In Cross Country his West Valley teams got to the Trophy stand 14 times, winning State Titles for the girls in 1977 and 1986. His boy’s teams finished 2nd 6 times.  Coach McLachlan has been a part of 12 NWAC Conference Championships for the Sasquatch between Cross Country and Track and Field.  Coach McLachlan was inducted into the Washington State Track Coaches Hall of Fame in 2007 and the State Cross Country Coaches Hall of Fame in 2012. Coach McLachlan is the father of Sasquatch Head Cross Country Coach Sean McLachlan. He has been married to his wife Leslee for 44 years and has four children and nine grandchildren.