Lawrence North High SCHOOL


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Meet The Cross Country Coaches

Head Girls Coach - Mickie Barsic
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Coach Mickie Barsic is entering her 11th year as a XC and track coach in Lawrence Township.  The 2021 season will be her second year leading the Wildcat cross country team as the head coach.  As a product of Lawrence Township schools, Coach Barsic has a vested interest in continuing the tradition of excellence among the community running programs from which she came.  Many of Coach Barsic's athletes have gone on to have great success in the collegiate ranks.  Some of her former athletes have run or are currently running at Loyola, Dayton, Ball State, Butler, IUPUI, UIndy, Alabama A&M, Prairie View A&M, Texas A&M, and Oregon. 

Barsic is now in her 13th year as an educator, currently teaching art at Lawrence North.  She enjoys being by the water, hiking, camping, painting, sculpting, drinking coffee, and spending time with her husband, Tim, and their two boys, Jaxson and Chase.  

Head Boys Coach - Rob Church
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Coach Church has spent his entire teaching and coaching career in Lawrence Township.  With over thirty years of experience, he has coached track and cross-country at Craig Middle School, Fall Creek Valley Middle School, Lawrence Central High School and Lawrence North High School. 
Before being named head coach in 2020, he had been a long time assistant coach for LN in both XC and track.  Rob has coached many All-State and State Champion runners in track and field, and he was on staff of the Indiana All-Star cross-country camp team that won the National Championship in 2003.

Coach Church is the Physical Education department head at Lawrence North High School.  He enjoys fishing and mountain biking in his free time.  He and his wife Barbara have two daughters, Sarah and Emily. 

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