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Coaches: Oversees all events; Distance
Scott Houle just completed his 8th season as Head Track and Field Coach and 9th as Head Cross Country Coach. Houle capped off the year as he led his Men's and Women's Outdoor Track and Field teams to their 8th Great West titles, 2nd Indoor track and Field Great West titles and 9th Men's and Women's Cross Country Great West titles.
Houle has been recognized for his efforts by his peers being named both the Men's and Women's Great West Conference Cross Country, Indoor Track and Field and Outdoor Track and Field Coach of the Year 19 times.
In the spring of 2008 Houle was named the National Athletic Conference Men's and Women's Track and Field Coach of the Year after his teams swept the NAC Outdoor Championships held in Provo, Utah.
In Houle's first year he coached 12 Division I Independent All-Americans in track. His girls track team finished third at the 2005 Division I Independent championships in the spring. In cross country, Houle guided the Wolverine women runners to a fourth place finish at the Independent Championships while the men finished fifth.
Houle came to UVU via Orem High School. While at Orem from 1993-2004 he was the head cross country, track and field and girls basketball coaches. During that time his girls basketball team played for three state championships and his cross country and track and field teams finished second 10 times. In 2002 the Orem High girls cross country team won the state championship.
Prior to coaching at Orem, Houle was an assistant girl's basketball, boy's andgirl's track and cross country coach at Mountain View High School in 1992-93. In 1991-92 he was an assistant coach in women's basketball, track and cross country at SUU and in 1989-91 he was an assistant girl'sbasketball coach at Cedar City High School.
Houle graduated from Southern Utah University in 1992 with Bachelors in Physical Education and a Bachelors in Special Education. In 2002 he got his Masters from BYU in Education Administration.
Houle is married to Jana Houle. They have two children Skotie and Brylie. Outside of coaching, Houle enjoys spending time with his wife and kids and being outside. Coaching runs in the Houle family.
His brother Mark coaches track and cross country in Sebeka, Minnesota. Dave Houle was the head track, cross country and women's basketball coach at Mountain View High School in Orem for 25years. Dave has won 66 state championships, seven national championships and was sponsored by both Adidas and Nike. Kirk Houle was an assistant track and cross country coach at Mountain View and has been key in the success off track and cross country programs. Eric Houle has been the head track and cross country coach at SUU for the last 20 years.