Morton District 709 Providing an education to last a life time.

Contact Numbers:

School Office

Phone: 1.309.266.7182

Fax: 1.309.263.2168

Absence: 1.309.263.0611



Fall Sports →Co-Ed Cross Country

Coach Joel Zehr

Joel Zehr spent one year working as the assistant coach for the Morton High School cross country team and is currently in his ninth year as head coach of the team. During the past several season both the boys (2010) and the girls (2012, 2015) have qualified for the state meet. Additional they team has grown to over 70 members. 

Joel currently resides in Eureka, IL with his wife, Rebekah, and two sons, Asher (7) and Eli (4) who are all big fans of the team! Joel is also in his 11th year as a math teacher at Morton High School.


Assistant Coach Dave Getz

Dave Getz is starting his second year with the Morton cross country team, though this is his first year as an official Assistant Coach.  Dave graduated from Morton High School in 2008 and ran for the Potters in the fall of his senior year.  While attending Illinois Wesleyan, Dave ran Cross Country and Track his freshman year.  He is thrilled to be back coaching the same team that made such a huge impact on his life during his high school career.  This year, Dave starts his 2nd year as the Orchestra Director at Morton High School.  He resides in Bloomington.

2016 Cross Country Team




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