Terry Zuercher (2009)
About Terry Zuercher
Coach Terry Zuercher has touched many lives in a positive way during his 57 seasons as a track and cross country coach at Shelby. In track, he spent his first seven years coaching jr. high and the next 27 years as the distance coach at the high school. The Shelby track team was second at State in 1985 and won State in 2003 & 2004. Coach Zuercher guided 3X All-Ohio Jason Mueller to an indoor National Championship in the 3200 and several outdoor 1600 and 3200 State Championships. In Cross Country, Coach Z won 8 Districts, 2 Regionals and was second at State in 1985. Shelby was represented at State 15 times in his 23 seasons. His dual meet record was 182-41. His teams placed first or second in 59 invitationals. 1988 graduate Jim Loveless went on to become an All-American at Kent State.