John Goldhammer
John Goldhammer
Title: Head Coach
Phone: 909-607-3564
Email: john.goldhammer@cms.claremont.edu
Year: 34th
SCIAC Record: 199-30, .869
College: U.C. Santa Barbara
Office Location: Roberts Pavilion - 234

John Goldhammer will be entering his 34th year as the head coach of the CMS Cross Country program for the 2016-17 season. During Coach Goldhammer's tenure he has developed the cross country program into a perennial conference contender. He wrapped up his 33rd season in 2016. Under his direction the men and women have finished first or second in the SCIAC 56 times. The women's program has won 20 of the last 23 SCIAC titles and a total of 24 SCIAC crowns while the men's team has won 16 titles. At the national level, the women have competed as a team 18 times while the men's team has gone 14 times. In 2016, the men finished fifth for the highest finish in program history, besting the 2015 finish of seventh place. In 1995, the women finished in fourth place at the NCAA Championships and won CMS' first NCAA women's team trophy. The Athenas have since won two additional trophies - fourth in 2011 and third in 2012.  He has coached 21 athletes who have earned 27 All-American honors.

Prior to CMS he coached at UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara City College and Cal State Los Angeles. He and his wife Toni live in Claremont. Their older daughter, Ami, is a graduate of Long Beach State and their younger daughter, Elizabeth, is a graduate of UC Santa Cruz.