Keene Running 

About the Director

Elected to his high school Hall of Fame and a Division III All-American at 5,000 meters, Bill Derry has been a high school teacher and coach for the past 19 years. He has been recognized for coaching excellence, and his teams have won awards for sportsmanship, academic, and athletic excellence. He has coached many individuals and teams to success at the state and regional levels, including the 2006 New England champion in the discus, the 2011 New England runner-up in the 3,200 meters, and the 2012 New England champion in the pole vault. In 2007 Bill was named the New Hampshire Cross Country Coach of the Year. 

Cross Country - Individual Success

He has coached multiple individuals to cross country success, including:

2011:

  • One NH Division I All-Star
  • CVC League Champion
  • 4 CVC All-Stars

2010: 

  • Gatorade NH Cross Country Runner of the Year; 
  • NH State X-C champion and NH Division I X-C champion; 
  • Three NH Division I all-Stars; 
  • One all New England Runner
  • New school record for 5,000 meters (17:43)

2009: 

  • Division I Runner-Up; 
  • Three NH Division I X-C All-Stars; 
  • CVC League Runner-Up; Five CVC All-Stars
  • One All New England runner

2008: 

  • Two NH Division I All-Stars

2007: 

  • Division I X-C champion ; 
  • Two Division I All-Stars; 
  • CVC League Champion; 
  • One All-New England runner
  • New school record for 5,000 meters (18:20)

Cross Country - Team Success

In addition to individual athlete success, Coach Derry has coached many teams to cross country success, including:

2010: 

  • 3rd place NH Division I X-C; 
  • 10th place NE Championships

2009: 

  • 2nd place NH Division I X-C; 
  • 10th place NE Championships
  • Outstanding Sportsmanship Award

2008: 

  • 3rd place NH Division I X-C; 
  • 2nd place CVC League
  • Outstanding Sportsmanship Award

2007: 

  • 1st place NH Division I X-C; 
  • 5th place NE Championships
  • Outstanding Sportsmanship Award

2006

  • Outstanding Sportsmanship Award

Track & Field

Coach Derry has coached many teams and individuals to track & field success, including:

2011:

  • New school record 3200 meters (10:33.18); 2nd place in New England Championships.
  • New school record in pole vault (11'1"); 7th place in New England Championships
  • 1st place, team, CVC Championships

2010: 

  • New school records in 1600 m and pole vault; 
  • 2nd place, team, CVC Championships

2009: 

  • 2nd place, team, CVC Championships

2007: 

  • 1st place NE Championships, discus; 
  • school record in discus and 3200 m; 
  • 1st place, team, CVC Championships

2003: 

  • 1st place NE Championships, 4 x 800m relay; 
  • 1st place, team, CVC Championships

2002: 

  • 1st place, team, NH Division I Championships and CVC Championships

2001: 

  • 1st place, team, NH Division I Championships and CVC Championships
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