One of the most successful cross country coaches in California history, Saugus coach, Rene Paragas.
The San Luis Obispo coach for the last 29 years has impressive numbers, but his impact on his athletes goes far beyond measurable achievements.
The Flintridge Prep coach has led one of most successful boys' teams in the state meet era.
Under his watch the Agoura program set the standard for individual success in the early state meet era, and team success followed quickly.
Coach Jim Tracy with one of his 34 section winning cross country teams.
(Photo by Juan Carlo/Ventura County Star)
Every week through the end of cross country season, we will feature one of California's Coaching Legends - a past or present figure that has shaped the sport in the Golden State.
We caught up with Dana Hills (CA) head coach Tim Butler to get some of his keys to maintaining a successful program.