Brian Winckler

Grain Valley, MO

About Me

Assistant Cross Country and Head Girls Track Coach at Grain Valley High School. Former Head Cross Country and Track Coach at Humansville High School. Graduate and former runner at Blue Springs High School and Southwest Baptist University.

Discussion Posts

Topic/Message
16 days ago Indoor Meets
Not that I can find at this point.. I was going off of the corresponding date, and what I thought...
17 days ago Indoor Meets
Pitt St- 1/19 KU- 1/27
1 month ago The good the bad and the ugly???
Dean, did I also hear correctly that when we go to 5 Classes (noting it will be a few years) that...
1 month ago new state course name?
And here is the map that he found, as well. [url=https://goo.gl/images/fqf7Sn]https://goo.gl/...
1 month ago new state course name?
Here is a pretty good article about the course from this past summer. [url=https://www.google...
1 month ago new state course name?
We went there on Friday night and looked around. One of our kids found a tentative map online and...
1 month ago State course
[quote=chester1976]I really wish they would email parking passes for vans to us so we didn't have...
1 month ago State course
@CoachSwift THANKS!! :)
1 month ago State course
@Big_Al_2112 Dynamite Drop in, Monty... :) The Meme would've been better; however, I couldn...
1 month ago State course
For those not on Twitter, here is a link to YouTube, as well. [url=https://www.youtube.com/wa...
1 month ago State course
Pretty sizable disadvantage to freshmen and move-ins who have never seen the State Course before....
1 month ago Has this ever happened before?
[quote=seannunn][quote=rpxc]My wheel measured the Blue Springs course and it was like 125 meters ...
2 months ago Measuring Wheel Suggestions
You mean people still measure courses with wheels and not just GPS watches?!?!?! I’m mostly...
2 months ago KU Relays
Yeah, Easter Weekend this year. I wonder how much this will or won’t affect schools attending. ...
3 months ago Forest Park Race Schedule
@captain1816 Couldn’t agree more. 2 years ago was a pretty great template for what the cours...
3 months ago 5 Classes for Cross Country
Thanks for clarifying that, Dean. I just feel like that data would make me more likely to vote fo...
3 months ago 5 Classes for Cross Country
@Hays So, Cross Country has around 100 more schools in it than the next sport that also has 4 ...
3 months ago 5 Classes for Cross Country
3 observations/questions of mine on this matter: 1. Is it fair to expect schools/coaches to v...
5 months ago Springfield Area Runners of All Ages
Hey Everyone, We will be hosting the 3rd Annual Jacob Brown 5k in Humansville next Saturday, ...
7 months ago 2018 Missouri Class 3-4-5 State Track & Field Storylines
Can this year’s Class 4 Boys 800 show up last year’s 9 guys under 1:57? There are 12 sub-2:00...
7 months ago Change Needed: Moving the 3200 for the State Series
Much like @mutiger31 I too have coached an athlete who had continuous overheating/over-exertion i...
7 months ago Four from Fatima in the 3200 -- C3D5
College Heights boys went 1-3-6-8 at the State Meet in the Class 2 3200 in 2008. They also we...
7 months ago Notable athletes not competing in MO HS TF in 2018
@big_al_2112.flosports Thanks, Alan! Maybe their sub-14.0 performances were separated by a ye...
7 months ago Notable athletes not competing in MO HS TF in 2018
@jagtroy Did Blue Springs High School have 2 sub-14.0 guys in 2001? I believe that was the year...
1 year ago Rankings
@GVEaglesXC I imagine you are right about the coaches noticing. However, I'm not a Warrensbu...
1 year ago Rankings
[quote=palmtree]I suspect there is a significant dark horse flying under the radar in class 3 boy...
1 year ago Fantasy XC
[quote=Derekarla]Fast courses are definitively a factor, but strong competition drives better tim...
1 year ago Girls Richard Clark Invitation in Bolivar Results posted in rankings section
@deekenkyle Being completely honest, Kyle, you're doing a great job man, especially for being...
1 year ago 2017 Cass County Invitational Results
Where can I find the link to the results of the "Cass County Old Man Race"???
1 year ago New Venue for State.
@Hays Great information, thanks Dean!
1 year ago New Venue for State.
This is an honest question, how many sports and activities actually host their State competitions...
1 year ago Grain Valley Quad Kickoff-- 3200M
Challenging Course, nice weather, great job to everyone who competed!! 2017 Grain Vall...
2 years ago Televising the MO State Meet
I used to be able to Google search MSHSAA. tv and be able to find videos of all of the events fro...
2 years ago 3200 Under the Lights
Couldn't agree more... Kansas does them in the am, I believe, so I don't see why we couldn't alte...
2 years ago When did Hindman run the 3200 after the weather delay?
I echo the sentiments that for late May in Missouri you couldn't have asked for much better weath...
2 years ago Lee's Summit West Girls
Very impressive job by Coach Griffin and his staff!! Watching those girls compete is a lot of fun...
2 years ago mshsaa link to Missouri state records
Seeing these records all listed out just re-triggered me a bit... Dean or anyone else, I understa...
2 years ago 2017 State Track Class 4 Story lines & Top athletes to watch
Barr vs. Booker unfortunately isn't much of a storyline for this weekend since they're not in the...
2 years ago Class 5 boys state predictions
I think the top 4 Boys teams going in (in no particular order) are: SLUH, Blue Springs, Lafayette...
2 years ago Smithville Runner
She is entered at 5:43 for districts in Class 4 District 8, so I'd assume it was a typo, Coach.
2 years ago Performance of the Week #3
I would say another one for the "Honorable Mention" list behind Hindman was the LS West girl's 16...
2 years ago Performance of the Week #3
[quote=Big_Al_2112]@Dizzy17 No. Austin Hindman 8:43.40[/quote] @Big_Al_2112 Yep, w...
2 years ago Performances of the week
Pretty hard to argue against a performance that puts the kid top 10 in the country in the 100m da...
2 years ago KU Indoor Results Need Updated
Just to add to this, the Kayla Wade that ran at the Big River Series this weekend is from Grain V...
2 years ago Stockton Boys
First of all, BIG shout out to Coach T Jay Sanderson (who got up this morning and won the Bass Pr...
2 years ago Class 4 Girls Race Historically
Hays and others may know, but has there every been a closer 1-5 team score at the State Meet than...
2 years ago Class 1
@Hays Even when we were Class 3 and qualifying for State the last few years on the girls side w...
2 years ago Class 1
I think the biggest issue with this whole thing for me is summed up in the fact that 58% of the C...
2 years ago Class 1
[quote=Hays]@GVEaglesXC Blunt question. You all were one of the 17 Class 4 schools that did no...
2 years ago Class 1
Just to preface this post, those who know me know that I was a very proud coach and advocate of a...