Zitzer-2015-XCMugShotThe 2015 season will be the first at the helm of the cross country program for Dylan Zitzer, as well as the inagural season for Cross Country at Montana Western.

Zitzer comes to Montana Western after two successful coaching seasons at Red Lodge High School in Red Lodge, Montana, where he also taught Science. In his two years as the head coach, Zitzer led his Boys team to a State Championship in 2013 and his Girls team to a second place finish in 2014. 

Before coaching in Red Lodge, Zitzer ran collegiately at Concordia University in Portland, Oregon. During his time as an athlete at Concordia he was voted Most Improved in 2008 and Most Inspirational in 2009. Zitzer graduated with a degree in Secondary Education and Science from Concordia in 2011.

Zitzer is from Dillon, Montana and a 2007 graduate of Beaverhead County High School. He was on the 2005 State second place team and the 2006 State Championship team, Zitzer also garnered all-state individual honors.

Dylan is married to Kelsie Zitzer, a graduate of Concordia and Science teacher in Butte, Montana.

Dylan Zitzer, Head Coach

Zitzer-2015-XCMugShotThe 2015 season will be the first at the helm of the cross country program for Dylan Zitzer, as well as the inagural season for Cross Country at Montana Western.

Zitzer comes to Montana Western after two successful coaching seasons at Red Lodge High School in Red Lodge, Montana, where he also taught Science. In his two years as the head coach, Zitzer led his Boys team to a State Championship in 2013 and his Girls team to a second place finish in 2014. 

Before coaching in Red Lodge, Zitzer ran collegiately at Concordia University in Portland, Oregon. During his time as an athlete at Concordia he was voted Most Improved in 2008 and Most Inspirational in 2009. Zitzer graduated with a degree in Secondary Education and Science from Concordia in 2011.

Zitzer is from Dillon, Montana and a 2007 graduate of Beaverhead County High School. He was on the 2005 State second place team and the 2006 State Championship team, Zitzer also garnered all-state individual honors.

Dylan is married to Kelsie Zitzer, a graduate of Concordia and Science teacher in Butte, Montana.