T. Mabry Allen
Boys Cross Country
Coach Allen is currently in his 14th year as an educator and coach. He has spent nearly half of his career as a head cross country coach.
In his career, Coach Allen has been a head coach and assistant coach for several different sports. During that time, he consistently built each program and they have all grown substantially in participation and success, under his direction. Through his experience, he’s supported and contributed to multiple district championship and district runner-up teams. His cross country runners have had many top ten finishes throughout the years and numerous have advanced to regional meets.
Coach Allen earned his bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M – Corpus Christi where he majored in English with an Emphasis on Education. He has spent the majority of his career teaching elective classes focusing on character building and leadership. Next year at Jordan High School he will teach LeadWorthy.
Girls Cross Country
Coach Trnka is finishing her 10th year as a Head Cross Country and Assistant Track coach. She started running cross country and track at Caldwell High School, where she was a 4-time MVP in both sports and multiple time District Champion, Regional and State Qualifier. Coach Trnka received an athletic scholarship and went on to compete collegiately in Cross Country and Track at Tarleton State University. While at Tarleton, she received numerous academic and athletic accolades, including Cross Country Team MVP. She graduated Magna Cum Laude with a degree in Exercise & Sport Studies/Biology from Tarleton State in 2009 and began her teaching and coaching career at Mayde Creek High School as the Head Girls’ Cross Country and Assistant Girls’ Track Coach. Throughout her years coaching, she has coached multiple District, Area and Regional Champions, as well as multiple State Qualifiers and medalists in numerous events. She had a part in Mayde Creek’s Track & Field District Team title in 2011.
Coach Trnka has a true passion for the sport of running and still enjoys competing competitively in half marathons and 5Ks, where she is a top finisher in the events, including overall female finisher. Coach Trnka is excited to lead the Girls’ Track and Field and Cross Country teams at Jordan High School next year, and is looking forward to building a successful and competitive program.
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