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Justin Wrigley is a 1996 graduate of Bishop Miege High School and a 2001 graduate of Kansas State University. He participated in cross country and track & field at both schools and was a four year letter winner in both sports while at Miege. Wrigley was a member of the 1992 and 1995 Kansas 5A state champion cross country teams and was the 1995 5A individual runner-up. 
 
Wrigley has been coaching at Saint Thomas Aquinas since 2001. He started as an assistant cross country and track coach and is now the head coach for both programs. He began head coaching duties for cross country in 2006 and track & field in 2014.
 
Cross Country Team State Champions:
Girls: 2006, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2018. 
Boys: 2006, 2008, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021. 
 
Track and Field Team State Champions:
Girls: 2014 and 2021.
Boys: 2016 and 2017.
 
Cross Country Individual State Champions:
  • Colby King - 2022.
  • Logan Seger - 2021.
  • Ethan Marshall - 2018.
  • Olivia Sovereign - 2017.
  • Ethan Marshall - 2017.
  • Olivia Sovereign - 2016.
  • Will Cole - 2016.
  • Margaret Pigott - 2015.
  • Michael Shanahan - 2015.
  • Emily Downey - 2014.
  • Bailee Cofer - 2013.
  • PJ Greer - 2008.
 
Track & Field Individual Distance Event State Champions:
  • Colby King, 3200m - 2022.
  • Alex Waldie, 800m - 2022.
  • Tommy Hazen, 3200m - 2021.
  • Logan Seger, 1600m - 2021.
  • Ethan Marshall, 1600m - 2019.
  • Alex Gill, 1600m - 2017.
  • Will Cole, 3200m - 2016.
  • Emily Downey, 3200m - 2015.
  • Emily Downey, 1600m - 2015.
  • Bailee Cofer, 3200m - 2014.
  • Bailee Cofer, 1600m - 2014.
  • Bryan Zack, 1600m - 2014.
  • Maddie Hopfinger, 3200m - 2012.
  • Kyle Hanson, 3200m - 2008.
  • Jason Collett, 800m - 2005.
  • Jason Collett, 800m - 2004.
 
Track & Field Distance Relay State Champions:
Girls 4x800m relay - 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2014, 2015 and 2019.
Boys 4x800m relay - 2007 and 2008.
 
Gatorade Kansas Cross Country Runner of the Year:
  • Logan Seger - 2021.
  • Ethan Marshall - 2018.
  • Ethan Marshall - 2017.
  • Olivia Sovereign - 2017.
  • Will Cole - 2016.
  • PJ Greer - 2008.
 
 
Saints National Championship Performers:
  • Colby King, 2022 Nike Cross Nationals, 23rd place, 15:25.
  • Boys 4xMile Relay, 2021 (Higgerson, King, Hazen, Seger), Nike Outdoor Nationals (6th place, All American, 17:43.09, #1 All Time Kansas Performance. 
  • Tommy Hazen, 2021 Adidas Indoor Nationals, 15th place 2 mile, 9:20.41.
  • Boys 4xMile Relay, 2019 (Marshall, Higgerson, Staats, Hazen), New Balance Nationals (DNR - Injury)
  • Noah Green, 2017 New Balance Nationals 110m Hurdles National Champion.
  • Noah Green, 2017 USATF Junior Olympics 110m Hurdles National Champion.
  • Boys Distance Medley Relay, 2016 (Gill, Diggs, Malir, Cole), New Balance Outdoor Nationals, 7th place, 10:12.64. #1 All-Time Kansas Performance.
  • Girls 4xMile Relay, 2014 (Downey, Geiger, Dietsch, Cofer), New Balance Outdoor Nationals, 7th place, 20:39.24. #1 All-Time Kansas Performance.
  • Jason Collett, 2004 Golden West Invitational, 6th place 800m.
  • Jason Collett, 2004 Adidas Outdoor Nationals, 8th place 800m, 1:52.35. #11 All-Time Kansas Performance.
 
 Coaching Honors:
  • 2022 USTFCCCA Kansas Boys Cross Country Coach of the Year.
  • 2021 KCCTFCA 5A Girls Track & Field Coach of the Year. 
  • 2020 KCCTFCA 5A Boys Cross Country Coach of the Year. 
  • 2020 GKCCCCA Kansas Boys Cross Country Coach of the Year. 
  • 2019 USTFCCCA Kansas Boys Cross Country Coach of the Year.
  • 2019 Milesplit Kansas Boys Cross Country Coach of the Year. 
  • 2017 KCCTFCA 5A Boys Cross Country Coach of the Year. 
  • 2016 NFHS Midwest Section Boys Cross Country Coach of the Year.
  • 2016 NFHS Kansas Boys Cross Country Coach of the Year. 
  • 2016 KCCTFCA 5A Boys Track & Field Coach of the Year. 
  • 2015 KCA Kansas Boys Cross Country Coach of the Year.
  • 2015 KCCTFCA 5A Boys Cross Country Coach of the Year.
  • 2014 USTFCCCA Kansas Boys Cross Country Coach of the Year.
  • 2014 USTFCCCA Kansas Girls Cross Country Coach of the Year.
  • 2013 NFHS Midwest Section Girls Cross Country Coach of the Year. 
  • 2013 NFHS Kansas Girls Cross Country Coach of the Year. 
  • 2013 Kansas Shrine All-Star Cross Country Assistant Coach .
  • 2012 KCA Kansas Girls Cross Country Coach of the Year.
  • 2012 KCCTFCA 5A Girls Cross Country Coach of the Year.
  • 2012 GKCCCCA Kansas Girls Cross Country Coach of the Year.
  • 2008 KCCTFCA 5A Girls Cross Country Coach of the Year.
  • 2008 GKCCCCA Kansas Girls Cross Country Coach of the Year.
  • 2006 KCCTFCA 5A Girls Cross Country Coach of the Year.
  • 2006 GKCCCCA Kansas Girls Cross Country Coach of the Year.
 
*USTFCCCA - United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association
*NFHS - National Federation of State High School Associations
*KCA - Kansas Coaches Association
*KCCTFCA - Kansas Cross Country and Track & Field Coaches Association
*GKCCCA - Greater Kansas City Cross Country Coaches Association
 

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