Jill Russell

Assistant Boys Cross Country Coach and Volunteer Assistant for Track & Field

Coach Blondell is a graduate of North and competed in cross country and track under the guidance of Coach Tim McDonald, during which time she was one time All-Conference in Cross Country and four time All-Conference in track.  She went on to compete for the Panthers of Eastern Illinois University.  At EIU she was the cross country team captian 1 year and track team captian 2 years.  In addition, she was one time All-OVC in the 5K, and twice All-OVC in the steeplechase and she is currently ranked 2nd all time in that event for the Panthers. 

Coach Blondell started as a volunteer assistant coach in 2009 and then in 2011 she became the paid assistant coach for the Boys XC team!  Additionally, she has been a volunteer assistant track & field coach since 2011.