Jack Sands

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sandsJack Sands, Klein H.S Houston Texas: Sprints
Jack Sands is starting his 2nd year as Head Track Coach at Klein High School in Houston and 43rd year overall, 37 as a Head coach. Teams he has coached have won 1 State Championship, been Runner-Ups twice and finished in the Top 10 at the State Meet 12 times. He has also been part of 4 Regional Championship teams and 15 District Championship teams.
He has been named Coach of the Year on 3 different occasions by the Gulf Coast Scholastic Track Coaches Association and after retiring from full time teaching he was named Assistant Coach of the Year twice.
Along with the above accomplishments, Coach Sands has coached:
– 2 Olympians (One a Gold & Bronze Medalist)
– 13 Division 1 NCAA All-Americans
– 4 National High school Champions
– 4 athletes who have represented the USA in international competitions
– 13 State Champions
– over 50 State Medalists
– 4 National leading relays – at Klein Forest High School, his 4×100 Relays ran below 42.0 24 years in a row with an average of 41.3
– his 4×400 relays have run 3:20 or better for 26 of the last 30 years (from 1995 -2008 they averaged 3:15.78)