The Chuckanut Raptors Running Club is excited to announce that TJ Garlatz has assumed the role of Head Coach. TJ has outstanding credentials as a professional coach and is very excited to be joining the Raptors.
For the past 11 years, TJ has been employed as the Associate/Assistant Head Coach for cross country & track at the University of Alaska-Anchorage (UAA), which is one of the top NCAA D-2 running programs in the country. While at UAA, TJ coached over 100 All American athletes and 8 national champions. Prior to UAA, TJ served as an Assistant Coach at Western Washington University (WWU).
TJ and his wife have two young children and moved back to Bellingham this fall to be closer to family. TJ is currently working on a graduate degree and is serving as a Volunteer Assistant Coach at WWU.
We welcome TJ back to Bellingham — and to the Chuckanut Raptors !!!