Coach Sperl started last year as the cross country/track assistant coach at Midway College and has returned this year, taking on the role of head coach. Coach Sperl, originally from Boyd, Wisconsin, went on to compete in track and field for the sprint and jump events at Cornell College in Iowa. Her highlight performances earned her All Conference honors in the triple jump for the indoor and outdoor season during her senior year at Cornell. She was also named to the college’s all-decade track and field team, 2000-2010. After earning a degree in kinesiology and secondary education, she went on to become an assistant track and field coach at her alma mater. Coach Sperl coached the horizontal jumps, sprints and relays while at Cornell College. She later joined Midway College Athletics.