All seniors that have demonstrated leadership qualities and have been on the team for their entire sophomore and junior year are eligible for captainship. Coaches will pick captains based on the following criteria:

  • Adheres to all team policies

  • Exhibits a passion for the sport and the desire to improve

  • Supports coaches’ messages

  • Takes initiative in getting the team organized

  • Displays a positive attitude

  • Communicates with coaches and teammates effectively

  • Positively contributes to the benefit of the team

The coaches believe that leadership comes in many forms and that there are a variety of ways that all seniors can contribute during the cross country season. Some of these activities include being a color team leader, decorating the locker-room and bulletin boards, planning camp activities, organizing super-fan t-shirts, planning the banquet, ect.