Friday, July 06, 2012
The Gustavus Adolphus College alumnus will manage the Ivy League institution's home meets, coordinate recruiting, and handle travel for its men's and women's programs.
Henderson's marks his final day on the job in St. Paul today.
Henderson (pictured), who has coached the Wildcats for the last six year, will be replaced by his assistant Shannon Houlihan, the school recently announced, HERE.
During Henderson's tenure, the St. Kate's program established a long list of program firsts. Henderson coached the first Wildcat athletes to participate in NCAA Division III national championship meets in cross country and track, He also coached the first cross country All-American from school history.
Under his guidance in 2010, the Wildcats achieved their highest conference result, with a 59-point, 6th finish at the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Indoor Championship. In 2011, the Wildcat 4 x 400-meter relay team won school's first-ever conference relay title at the MIAC Outdoor Championships.
At Princeton, Henderson will join fellow Minnesotan Steve Dolan on the Tiger staff. Dolan, a Bloomington native and a former NCAA Division III champion decathlete at St. Thomas, is the head men's cross country coach and an assistant coach in track.
Photo courtesy of St.Catherine University.
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