Head Coach Cameron Rieth
Coach Rieth is in his first year as coach at Colby Community College after serving as an assistant for four years at Fort Hays State University. At FHSU, he helped guide 15 athletes to national qualifying times, 15 all-region performers, and 32 all-conference performers – seven of which were individual distance conference champions in track and cross country. In 2012 he helped guide the cross country team to its first conference championship since the late 1980’s.
Coach Rieth started his collegiate career as an athlete at Garden City (KS) Community College. After two years of competing with the Broncbusters and becoming an All-American, he transferred to Fort Hays State University (KS), where he was a 10 x All-MIAA distance runner and national qualifier in the indoor 5,000 meters. He scored for the Tigers in all distances from 3,000 meters up to the 10,000 meters. During his time at FHSU, he broke indoor school records in the 5,000m (14:44.36) and the 3,000m (8:35.14).
Coach Rieth is a Garden City native and ran four years at Garden City High School. During his time at Fort Hays State he proudly helped coach the Hays High School cross country team, Victoria High School track team and the Hays Striders youth track team during the summer.
Rieth earned two degrees from FHSU, one in health & human Performance (2013) and another in secondary education (2014). He also earned an associate degree from Garden City Community College.
Coach Rieth can be contacted at (785) 460-5416 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Associate Coach David Obermeyer
Coach Obermeyer is in his first year at Colby Community College. The Omaha, Neb., native came to CCC in the fall of 2015 from Omaha South High School, where he coached the cross country team for two seasons. In addition to coaching, he was a NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine) Certified Personal Trainer in Omaha since 2011. The wealth of knowledge in weight training and performance athletes sparked an interest to return to coaching upper level track and field athletes. Prior to personal training, he served as assistant track and cross country coach at Garden City Community College under Coach Dan Delgado, who has since become assistant Athletic/Sports Information Director at the institution. At GCCC, Coach Obermeyer, or “Carrots,” helped lead nine athletes to All-American status, as well as assisting multiple student-athletes earn All-Region VI and All KJCCC accolades.
While in high school at Benson High School in Omaha, Coach Obermeyer was part of a state championship and nationally ranked cross country team. He ran for Garden City Community College and graduated with an Associate’s in General Studies, and later earned a bachelor’s degree in sports management from Wayne State College. Additionally, Coach Obermeyer is a war veteran who served in the United States Army. He currently serves as a staff sergeant in the Nebraska National Guard, a post he’s held for over 14 years.
Coach Obermeyer can be contacted at email@example.com