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Phone: 1.309.266.7182

Fax: 1.309.263.2168

Absence: 1.309.263.0611



Spring Sports →Boys Track & Field

Boys Track Head Coach:  Marshall Tucker

Coach Tucker is in his first year as the Morton High School Head Boys Track and Field Coach but this isn’t his first year as a Track Coach.  Coach Tucker spent the last 14 years as a Pekin boys Track Coach where he served 12 of those years as the Head Boys Coach.  Past successes at Pekin include the honor of being named as the 2013 Boys 3A South Track and Field Coach of the Year by the ITCCCA (Illinois Track/Cross Country Coaches Association).  In 2013, Coach Tucker’s team took home a 3rd place trophy while competing in the 3A IHSA class.  Coach Tucker’s teams have had at least one individual qualify for the Illinois State Track and Field meet 13 of his 14 years of coaching track.  He has had 11 All-State Track athletes, multiple State qualifiers, one Mid-Illini Conference Championship, and one Mid-State 6 Conference Championship. 

Mr. Tucker is currently in his 19th year in education and is the Department Head of the Driver Education program.  Mr. Tucker earned his undergraduate degree from The University of St. Francis where he also competed in football, his Education degree from Illinois State University and his Master’s degree in Education and Leadership from St. Xavier University.  He resides in Morton with his wife Jennifer who is a Reading Recovery teacher and intervention specialist with Pekin Public Schools, and his three boys Blake (10), Zackary (8), and Maxwell (5).


Assistant Coach:  Joe Zeller

Assistant Coach:  Jay Mahannah


2017 Boys Track 


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