Coach Barbara Montgomery

Coach Barbara Montgomery from Springfield Southeast Spartans Facebook page.

LOMBARD, Ill. (WAND) — Springfield Southeast coach, Barbara Montgomery has been inducted into the Illinois Track and Cross Country Coaches Association Hall of Fame.

Montgomery has coached at Springfield Southeast for 29 years.

According to her bio on ITCCA's website, Montgomery has coached teams to a total of 10 IHSA State Championships, including 4 times as head coach. She has also coached individual athletes to 17 State Championships and 3 Relays titles.

Montgomery is a graduate of Springfield Lanphier and SIU-Edwardsville where she competed in Track & Field at both schools.

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