Welcome to Flagstaff Eagles Track & Field

Meet the Coaches

  • Track & Field 

    Co-Head Coach 

    Christopher Pabst - cpabst@fusd1.org

    Chris has been coaching Pole Vault for FHS for six years.  He started Pole Vaulting in 2006 and in 2015 began coaching at FHS.  Along with coaching Pole Vault Chris also coaches Cross Country and teachers Physical Education at Flagstaff High School.

    Co-Head Coach

    Trina Painter - Distance Track Coach
    Trina has coached both the boys and girls at FHS since 2003  producing over 20 Individual and Team State Titles.  She has earned AZ Coach of the Year and National Girls XC of the Year.  Coach Painter  moved to Flagstaff to train as a professional runner and  competed in 4 Olympic Trials. Coach Painter and her husband David have two daughters, Hannah and Chloe that also ran for FHS.  She also works as a Realtor.

    Assistant Coach 

    Amanda Stricker - astricker@fusd1.org

    Amanda has been teaching Spanish  and coaching the sprints and horizontal jumps at FHS for the past several years.  She is a Flagstaff native and graduated from NAU.  While earning her degree, she also competed for the Lumberjacks track team.  She is a Flagstaff HS alumni and still holds the school record for the triple jump.  She enjoys spending her free time with her husband and son and is expecting their second baby this Spring.


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