Steve White
Steve White

Assistant Coach


Gophers Head South For NCAA West Preliminary Meet

23 student-athletes to compete


Track Ready for Big Ten Championships

Looking for first title since 2010


Gophers Ready for 103rd Drake Relays

Hassan Mead and Pieter Gagnon to run the 10k at the Payton Jordan at Stanford


Gophers Set For a Full Weekend of Action

Mt. Sac Relays and Iowa Musco Twilight headline the weekend


Trackstars Ready for Big Weekend

Gophers to compete at Stanford and Hamline Invitationals

Steve White is in his fifth season as a volunteer assistant coach working with the Golden Gopher pole vaulters. White's charges annually are a stronghold of the Minnesota team. Joe Plencner was the Big Ten indoor runner-up in 2009, while Ben Peterson won the 2008 Big Ten indoor title. Peterson's runner-up finish in the 2008 outdoor meet helped the pole vaulters score 20 points in the event with four Gophers placing in the top eight. Before working at Minnesota, White coached at St. John's, St. Thomas, Tech High School and Armstrong High School. White earned All-America honors during his college career at North Central College (Ill.), graduting in 1993. White teaches physics at Armstrong High School and is married to Caroline White, who coaches the Gopher women pole vaulters. They have two sons, Henry.and Emmett.


Minnesota Mourns Loss of "Lefty" Wright


The University of Minnesota mourns the loss of long-time cross country and track & field official Ralph Eugene "Lefty" Wright.

Gophers at the 2015 Minnesota State Fair


Meet your favorite Gopher student-athletes and coaches at the Great Minnesota Get-Together.

Mead Makes International Debut in Beijing


Hassan Mead finished 15th in the 10,000 meters at the IAAF World Championships this weekend.

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