Dan Schwamberger
Dan Schwamberger
Title: Head Coach
Phone: (715) 836-2649
Email: schwamdj@uwec.edu
Season: 8th Year
  • Head cross country and assistant track & field coach for men and women
  • Women’s cross country statistics past 7 seasons
    • 2009 NCAA National Champions (5th in ’12, 17th in ’11, 4th in ’10, 5th in ’08, 8th in ’07)
    • Midwest Region Champions 2008, 2009, 2010 & 2012 (2nd in ’11 & ’07)
    • WIAC Conference Champions 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 & 2012
    • 9 NCAA All-American Awards (top 35 individual finish at Nationals – 1 in ’07, 1 in ’08, 2 in ’09, 3 in ’10 & 2 in ‘12)
    • 2009 NCAA Division III Women’s Coach of the Year
    • 2009, 2010 & 2012 Midwest Region Women’s Coach of the Year
    • WIAC Women’s Cross Country Coach of the Year in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 & 2012
    • USTFCCCA NCAA Division III All-Academic Team  honors in ’07, ’08, ’09, ’10, ’11, ’12 & ‘13
    • 2009 USTFCCCA Scholar Team of the Year for Cross Country
    • Team cumulative GPA 3.4 or higher past 7 years
  • Men’s cross country statistics past 7 seasons
    • Individual or Team Qualifier for NCAA Nationals 5 of past 7 years
    • Top 10 Team National Finish past 2 years (9th in ’13 & 10th in ’12)
    • WIAC Conference Runner-up past 2 years
    • 3 NCAA All-American Awards during past 2 seasons (top 35 individual finish at Nationals – 2  in ’12  & 1 in ’13)
    • USTFCCCA NCAA Division III All-Academic Team  honors in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 & 2013
    • Team cumulative GPA 3.1 or higher past 6 years
  • Women’s middle / long distance indoor & outdoor track statistics past 7 seasons
    • 10 NCAA All-American Awards in middle & long distance track events
    • 9 WIAC Individual Conference Champions
    • 6 School Records       
      • Distance Medley Relay – 11:50.06 (Sybilrud, Emberts, Peloquin, Humbach)
      • Indoor 800m, Maria Peloquin – 2:15.88
      • Outdoor 800m, Maria Peloquin – 2:12.84
      • Indoor Mile, Alyssa Sybilrud – 4:58.03
      • Indoor 5K, Mary Palmer – 17:17.04
      • 3,000m Steeplechase, Hannah Humbach – 10:29.66
  • Men’s middle / long distance indoor & outdoor track statistics past 7 seasons
    • 2 Individual NCAA National Champions
      • Aaron Easker – 2013 NCAA Division III 10K National Champion
      • Chris Wirtz - 2010 NCAA Division III Steeplechase National Champion
    • 16 NCAA All-American Awards in middle & long distance track events
    • 6 WIAC Individual Conference Champions
    • 12 School Records broke during past 7 years
      • Distance Medley Relay – 9:59.45 (Zander, Dennis-Oehling, Adkinson, Easker)
      • Indoor 800m, Adam Moline – 1:52.62 (indoor 200m banked track)
      • 1500m, Matt Scott – 3:47.56
      • 1500m, Jake Zander – 3:50.71
      • Indoor Mile, Matt Scott – 4:10.01
      • Indoor Mile, Aaron Easker – 4:12.47
      • Indoor 3K, Matt Scott – 8:20.53
      • 3,000m Steeplechase, Chris Wirtz – 8:56.20
      • Indoor 5K, Thomas Breitbach – 14:17.63
      • Outdoor 5K, Thomas Breitbach – 14:09.60
      • 10K, Aaron Easker – 29:33.37
      • 10K, Thomas Breitbach – 29:49.69
  • Experience before UW-Eau Claire
    • Assistant cross country / track & field coach at UW-Platteville from 2004 to 2007
    • USATF Level II Certification in Middle/Long Distance Events (2003)
    • Graduate Assistant at Loras College from 2002 to 2004
      • Master’s Degree in Physical Education (Summer 2004)
      • Middle distance coach for men and women for 2 seasons
    • Under Graduate work at UW-Stevens Point
      • Bachelor’s degree in Forest Management (December 2001)
      • Competed 4 seasons in Cross Country & Track
        • 2 time Cross Country All-American
        • 5 time Track All-American  
          • 2000 NCAA Division III Indoor 5K National Champion
        • 3 time WIAC Conference Champion (1500, Indoor 5K, Outdoor 5K)
        • 2000 GTE First Team Academic All-American in Track
        • 1999 WIAC Scholar Athlete Award Winner in Cross Country
      • Inducted into the UW-Stevens Point Athletic Hall of Fame in October of 2012
  • Married to Marcie who works full-time in the Eau Claire School District as a middle school physical education teacher and also coaches cross country and track at UW-Eau Claire

Updated 8/19/14

S M T W T F S
9/20/14 10:00 AM
Men's Cross Country
at St. Olaf Invitational
10/3/14 5:00 PM
Men's Cross Country
Blugold Invitational
Preview
10/18/14 11:15 AM
Men's Cross Country
at Brooks Invitational
10/24/14 5:00 PM
Men's Cross Country
Lake Wissota Invite
Preview
11/1/14 12:00 PM
Men's Cross Country
at WIAC Championship
9/6/14 Final
Men's Cross Country
NTS
Alumni/Open
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