BHS TRACK & FIELD COACHING STAFF
Head Coach + Distance / Pole Vault
Assistant Coach / Mid-Distance (400/800)
Assistant Coach Sprints
Assistant Coach Hurdles & High Jump
Assistant Coach Throws
Assistant Coach Horizontal Jumps
Assistant Volunteer Sprints/Hurdles
Karen Smidt (BHS Staff)
Corinne Franz (BHS Staff)
Brian Everett (BHS Staff)
Head Coach Karen Smidt has been coaching Track & Field and Cross Country at Brighton High School for nearly 20 years and teaching at BHS for 24. She has earned over 17 Coach of the Year awards in both sports and has coached one or more athletes to the State Meet from both teams every year since becoming a coach.
She is still an active runner who runs ultramarathons (50+ mile races), but her highest honor is being a mom to two wonderful and successful daughters and a nana to two adorable grandbabies. She lives in Brighton with her husband.
Coach Aby Smidt- Krage
Coach Aby Smidt-Krage has been coaching at BHS for 7 years and is a valued BHS Alum who still holds the school record in both the 4x400 and 4x800 meter relays.
She attended Johnson County College in Kansas on a full ride scholarship for Track & Cross Country before transferring to Metro State University where she finished out her eligibility.
Aby still actively runs and lives in Kittredge with her husband, two dogs, and a cat.
Coach Corinne Franz
Coach Franz has been coaching and teaching at BHS for two years but has been coaching for 7 years.
She attended and competed at DePaul University in Wisconsin.
Coach Yousef Shahin
This is Coach Yousef Shahin's 2nd year of coaching at BHS.
He comes to us from Texas and now lives in Brighton with his wife and dog.
Coach Brian Everett
Coach Brian Everett has been coaching jumps at BHS for 4 years and has taught for__. He has an extensive coaching career that spans back for ___ years.
Coach Everett lives in Thornton with his wife and two young daughters.
Coach Melina Michie
This is Coach Melina Michie's 2nd year of coaching at BHS and she is a Bulldog Track & Field alum who attended ERA as a student.
She attended Emporia State University on scholarship as a hurdle specialist and participated multi-events.
She lives in Brighton with her dogs and horses.
Coach Miguel (Miggy) Martinez
This is Coach Miggy Martinez's second year at BHS. He is also a BHS Alum who graduated with Coach Aby and went on to run hurdles for Mesa State College in Grand Junction.