Bethany BrewsterEdgewood College Athletics - Edgewood - Coach Bio
...Bethany Brewster, Head Coach Phone:608-663-2364
took over as Senior Woman Administrator in the Edgewood College
athletic department in 2006 and has served as the College's head cross country coach since 2004.In 2005, Brewster became the first head coach of the Eagles' men's and women's track programs.
Although Brewster's career as a head coach and an administrator has really just begun, so has her
relatively short, but distinguinshed, time as an accomplished runner in her
own right.Less than a week after competing in the 2004 U.S. Olympic Trials, former University of Wisconsin all-American runner Bethany Brewster was named head women's cross country coach at Edgewood College.
initial appointment, Brewster
has taken over head coaching responsibilites for Eagle men's cross country and men's and women's track, which was added to Edgewood's
intercollegiate offerings in fall 2005.Brewster graduated with a degree in human ecology, human development and family studies from UW-Madison in May of 2003.She served as the assistant cross country coach at Madison Area Technical College last fall where she coached three student-athletes to the National Junior College Athletic Association Cross Country Championships.Brewster
also spent three summers as an instructor at UW's Camp
A highly decorated student-athlete while at UW
is the first Badger female to be named to the All-Big
Ten cross country team four consecutive years.She
was named Big Ten Cross Country Athlete of the Year in 2001 en route to a championship finish at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional.Brewster
was an all-American selection in 2000 in addition to achieving all-America status three times in indoor track (1999, 2001, 2003) and twice in outdoor track (2002, 2003).Brewster
, who is originally from Freeland, Mich., has a total of 11 Big Ten championships to her
traveled to Japan in November of 2005 as part of the USA Track & Field distance relay team that competed in the International Chiba Ekiden relays.
Prior to that assignment, Brewster
missed qualifying for the 2004 Olympic Summer Games at the Olympic Trials in Sacramento, Calif., by finishing 13th in the women's 1500 meters.She
ran an all-time personal best in the semi-finals after finishing eighth in her
respective heat in 4:11.18.Brewster
has already begun training for the 2008 Olympic Summer Games in Beijing, China.