I have been a fan, athlete, coach, official, prep editor, author, blogger, and photographer since 1953.
I have announced the NCAA West, the Pac-12, the Stanford Invitational, the Brutus Hamilton Invitational, the Mt. SAC Relays, the North Coast Section, the Sac-Joaquin Section, and the California State High School Meet.
I have attended five Olympic Games and four World Championships.
I am a U.S. Correspondent for Track and Field News.
High School: Arnesens High School (Eldoret, Kenya) ‘07
College: Iowa State University ‘11, Accounting
Team/Club: U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program
Rio 2016 Olympic Games, 7th
Other Career Highlights
2011 NCAA Outdoor Championships, 12th
2010 NCAA Outdoor Championships, 3rd
2008 NCAA Outdoor Championships, 4th
Personal: Son of Bernard and Philista Koech...Has two brothers, Emmanuel and Julius, who both ran at the University of Alabama...He and his brothers gained American citizenship by joining the U.S. Army...Is currently a sergeant serving at Fort Carson in Colorado Springs, Colorado...While serving on different bases, he and his brothers teamed up to win the All Armed Forces Cross-Country Championships in February 2016...All three were in the top 20 of the USA Cross-Country Championships, Hillary finishing eighth...Received a scholarship to Iowa State University in 2007.