Scott Fickerson enters his 11th season as head coach of Men's and Women's Cross Country. He was previously head coach at NCAA Div. 3 Cal Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks from 2001-2008.
He led the men's cross country team to six straight appearances in the State Championships (2011-16), highlighted by a 7th-place showing in 2014 for their best finish ever. He was the WSC Coach of the Year in 2011.
Ian Roberts was 7th in the 2013 State Meet and Alex Heuchert finished 4th in 2014 in the fastest time ever (20:20) by a Vaquero on the 4-mile Woodward Park course in Fresno.
Fickerson has his Master's in Human Performance from the University of Wisconsin La Crosse and did his undergrad in Exercise Science at UC Davis. He competed in Cross Country and Track & Field for the Aggies after two seasons at Ventura College.
Born and raised in Ventura, Fickerson now resides in Santa Barbara. When not coaching, he can be found outdoors kite boarding, surfing, running or hiking.