Terry Oehrtman (2007)
About Terry Oehrtman
Terry Oehrtman is presently coaching his 37th season at Lancaster High School. During many of these years, Terry served as an assistant coach under two other Hall of Fame coaches, Bob Hamm and Bob Reall. Noteworthy athletes Terry has mentored include five times State Champion and Hall of Fame inductee John Zishka; Clark Haley, State 1600 M. Champion and State Cross Country Champion; Alysha Gossel, State Pole Vault Champion; Doug Conroy, Golden West 800 Meter Champion; and many other State Meet Runners Up and scoring competitors. Terry’s athletes have led their teams to numerous League, District, and Regional Championships, four State Team Runners Up finishes, and three State Meet Team titles. Mr. Oehrtman’s credentials for supporting the sports of track and field and cross country are equally impressive. Terry has served as Secretary, Vice President, President, and Past President of the OAT&CCC. Through the years, he managed many local invitationals and the Indoor Classic Track and Field Meet for ten years. He has also managed OHSAA tournaments for 26 years; and is presently the manager of the OHSAA State Cross Country Meet. Terry received the Ed Barker Award in 2001.