Coach Jim Diltz
Coach Diltz comes to OCU after a successful 35 year coaching career at Circleville High School. At CHS, Diltz led the Tigers to a stellar 389-46 record. He coached 13 state qualifying teams and 6 of those teams went on to finish Top 10 in the state of Ohio. Diltz developed some of the top runners in the state as he worked with 18 All-Ohio runners and 1 State Champion. His philosophy of the team as a family that cares for and helps one another will be the cornerstone of the OCU cross country program. To that end he emphasizes that his athletes work hard and are good representatives of themselves, their families, and the university. Coach Diltz also serves the campus community as an adjunct professor in the education department at OCU.