Mr. Tucker has been the New Haven boys and girls cross country and track and field head coach since the 1997-1998 school year. His girls track and field teams have earned 13 district plaques and 8 state trophies, including 2 state team championships. His girls have earned 198 state medals, and his boys have brought home 78 more. In both individual events and relays, he has 33 state champions. In cross country, his teams have brought home 19 district plaques and 7 state trophies, including a boys state championship. He has had 32 all-state cross country runners. He was several times a member of the MSHSAA track and field and cross country advisory committees. He was the MTCCCA class 1 girls Coach of the Year for track and field in 2002 and 2017, and the boys class 1 cross country Coach of the Year in 2017. He was named the MOCA state girls track Coach of the Year in 2016-2017 and was twice a regional NFHS Coach of the Year for girls track and field.
As far as New Haven is concerned, this is a well-deserved induction into the Coaches Hall of Fame, and we are all over the moon with pride. Congratulations to Mr. Tucker, and may there be many more successful years to come!