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  • 1966

    First year of Cross Country at US
  • 4

    State Finalist Teams
  • 2

    State Championship Qualifier

US Cross Country

Jack Somers was appointed Varsity Cross Country Coach at University School in 2015. From 2006-14, Mr. Somers was an assistant coach with the program. He also teaches English at US.

Coach Somers’s 2018 team was the first in school history to qualify for the Division I State Meet after qualifying for the Division I Regional Meet in 2017. As as assistant, Coach Somers worked with two teams that qualified for the Division II State Championships in 2011 and 2014. Mr. Somers has coached several athletes who went on to compete at the college level after setting University School records and earning All-Ohio recognition.  

Mr. Somers earned his bachelor of arts degree from Georgetown University and his master of arts degree in teaching from Brown University. He and his wife, Joanna, have four children: Jane, Henry, Margaret, and Anne.


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