Todd Wakefield enters his first season as assistant coach at Gonzaga. He comes to GU after being a volunteer assistant at the University of New Mexico. At New Mexico, the women’s cross country team won an NCAA title. Wakefield is completing a Masters in Sports Administration, and brings a vast amount of experience to Gonzaga.
Wakefield competed for Washington State University where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Movement. While competing for the Cougars, Wakefield was a two-time qualifier for the NCAA Championships both as a team and an individual. He was a Pac-12 silver medalist in the 1,500 meters and the MPSF 3000-meter champion in his junior seasons.
Wakefield’s campaign as a New Mexico Lobo during his senior seasons were injury-riddled with his most notable performance as the third team scorer on a team that would place 14th at the NCAA Cross Country Championships.
Born in Sydney, Australia, he had a stellar high school career representing his country at the 2010 World Junior Championships and the 2007 Commonwealth Youth Games placing fifth. As a high school senior he was the Australian High School Cross Country Champion and won the national championship in the 1,500 meters with a personal best of 3:44.8.
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