Multiple Teams · Oberlin Spotlight- Christina (Stina) Madison

Oberlin Athletics with Christina (Stina) Madison- Head Track & Field  & Cross Country Coach

What sports(s) have you coached?
Cross Country, Indoor & Outdoor Track

What sports did you play in High School?
To no surprise I ran track

What college did you attend? Did you play a sport?
I attended Purdue University on a full track scholarship

Favorite sports memory as an athlete and or coach?
My favorite sports memory as an athlete was breaking the Ohio Indoor State High School meet record (still stands 15 years later) and winning Big Ten in the long jump.

As a coach, cy favorite Coaching memory is more so the entirety of the season watching my kids growth and hard work, being able to witness them achieving things they didn’t think were possible for them. I’ll never forget that.

Why do you coach?
I remember the lessons I learned as an athlete that has helped me today in adulthood I understand the youth is our future and I wanted to contribute to their future in a positive way.

How are you staying active at home?
Jumping rope and circuits every morning.

Is there anything else you would like to share with the Oberlin High School Community?
You all have been so supportive of me as a Head Coach and the team as a whole. Without their successes this wouldn’t have happened. I genuinely feel like we have developed such a strong family and community among all of us and for that I’m forever and truly grateful.