Welcome to Coconino Community College Athletics – Home of the Comets!


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Coconino Community College (CCC) Athletics programs compete in the Arizona Community College Athletic Conference (ACCAC) as members of the National Junior College Athletic Association , Region 1.


The mission of CCC Athletics is to recruit and nurture student athletes to act and respond with integrity and resilience, communicate with honesty, dignity, and respect, and be seen and valued as leaders in the classroom, in the community, and in competition.


CCC Athletics currently offers a Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Program, funded entirely from donations to the CCC Foundation.


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Head Coach


From conference champions to national records, Coach Craig Hunt has achieved success in his first four years of collegiate coaching many hope to accomplish in an entire career. Hunt began his coaching career in 2014 at Grand Canyon University where he helped produce 58 Top Ten All Time School Performances, 4 school records, 3 All-WAC Honorees, 19 All-WAC Academic Student Athletes, and the 2014-15 Western Athletic Conference Indoor Track and Field Team Champions.

From 2015-2017 Hunt served as the Assistant Cross Country and Track & Field Coach at Western State Colorado University. During his time at Western State he was instrumental in developing some of the nations top performances including 4 individual National Titles, 2 National Records, 26 All Americans, 19 Academic All-Americans, 5 top ten National Team finishes, and the 2017 Men’s RMAC Outdoor Track and Field Team Champions. Hunt also helped manage program fundraising, academic success, recruiting, and meet directing.

Hunt then took his coaching to the University of Illinois where he helped restructure the Men’s and Women’s teams into one program. During the 2017-18 season Hunt assisted in coaching the men’s Midwest Region individual Cross Country Champion, 1 All-American, 4 NCAA Championship Qualifiers, and the University of Illinois first sub 4 miler.

Most recently, Hunt works as the Lead Physio Trainer at The Physio Shop here in Flagstaff training individuals of all skill levels and abilities to meet their specific fitness goals.

Hunt attended Central Connecticut State University where he competed in Cross Country and Track & Field, he graduated in 2014 with a B.S. in Physical and Health Education. During his time at CCSU he led his team to 5 Northeast Conference Team Titles, won 6 individual conference championships, and qualified for 2 NCAA National Championships.

Hunt finished 10th at the 2019 50k World Championships and 45th at the 2020 US Olympic Marathon Trials.


Craig Hunt
Head Coach, CCC Cross Country
Phone: 928-527-1222 x5434
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