Coach Tiffany Elias earned a Master of Science in Organizational Management from the University of Great Falls in 2012 and a B.S. in Health and Human Performance from the University of Great Falls in 2010.
Prior to coaching at Trinity, Elias was on staff at Lane Community College (2006-2008) where she helped coach sixteen All Americans, including Jordan McNamara who went on to compete for the University of Oregon and is now competing professionally for Nike’s Oregon Track Club Elite. In 2010, Elias began coaching for the University of Great Falls, sending 6 athletes to the NAIA National Championship in Cross-Country and Track and Field.
Elias and her husband Mitchell moved to Everett in 2011. They both joined the coaching staff at Everett Community College. In 2011, EVCC walked away with the men’s and the women’s team championship trophies. In 2012, EVCC produced five All-Americans on the track including one NWAACC Champion in the women’s 800 meter run. In 2012, Elias helped to coach the women of EVCC to their second straight NWAACC title with a score of 21 points and five female All-Americans. On the Men’s side, EVCC placed third overall and produced one individual All-American.
An athlete herself, Elias competed at Lane Community College from 2004-2006 where she was team captain of the 2005 NWAACC Champion Women’s Cross Country team. She received individual all-conference honors on the track in the 800, 1500, and 3000 meter steeplechase. After a two-year coaching stint at Lane Community College (2006-2008), Elias moved on to compete at the University of Great Falls from 2008-2010. In her time at UGF, Elias competed at the 2009 NAIA National Championship in Cross-Country. In 2010 she ran in the 10,000 meters at the NAIA National Outdoor Track and Field Championship.
Elias is also an Admissions Counselor at Trinity.
Elias is enthusiastic about working with the Trinity cross-country program and encourages student-athletes to be successful in the classroom and in athletics.