ESP Track & Field Coach – Deanna
Deanna Arnold, formerly Deanna Latham, has an extensive list of personal achievements on the track and in the field including qualifying for and competing in the Olympic Trials in 2012 for the heptathlon. Deanna also has experience in personal track and field training. She has coached several athletes to top performances and recently had a former hurdler win State in 2019. Competing as a Wisconsin Badger for 5 years, Deanna has bountiful experience in most events in track and field. She competed as a heptathlete, meaning that she demonstrates mastery in the following events: 100m hurdles, 200m dash, 800m, high jump, long jump, shot put, and javelin. Deanna’s bubbly personality makes her fun to work with and she is certain to not only give professional, expert-level instruction but will make lessons a positive experience for her athletes. She is a high school science teacher and track and field coach for Stoughton High School and is now a welcomed addition to the ESP staff Achievements as an athlete: She made a name for herself when she won the conference meet 32 times between indoor and outdoor track seasons. She was a Div. III champion 12 times and hold the State Div. III record in both the long jump (19’ 6”) and in the hurdles (14.24 s). She has the Massachusetts State record in the hurdles with a time of 13.93 seconds. She won the Massachusetts All-State meet 7 times. She was also a New England champion 4 times in the 100m hurdles and the long jump. Lastly, she was an All-American in the hurdles. In college she competed in the heptathlon and earned 6 Big Ten medals and won the Big Ten meet in the Pentathlon. She was an All-American in the Pentathlon scoring 5th at the Division I NCAA meet. Upon her graduation in 2015, she held 3 individual and 2 relay school records at the University.