Cross Country Coaches


Head Coach- Jesse Rumsey 

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  • Phone: (406) 212-7358

Coach Rumsey is entering her 18th year of teaching and coaching.  She started her running career as a Flathead Bravette, competing in cross country and track in high school.  Her coaching career started in Fort Collins, CO at Poudre High School where she taught business and coached Cross Country and Track for 5 years.  In 2007, when the high schools split, she returned home to her alma mater where she is in her 13th year teaching in the Business Department and coaching cross country. Coach Rumsey is not only passionate about coaching cross country, but also continues to compete herself in many road races.  She has raced a handful of marathons and many half marathons and 10k's.  Not only does she enjoy the competition herself, but passing her passion onto others.  

She currently teaches SL and HL IB Business Management, Personal Finance and ACE 2 and is the CAS Coordinator for the IB Program.  


Coach Burfeind

Assistant Coach- Dan Burfeind 

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Coach Burfeind is an 8th year teacher and assistant cross-country coach. As a former FHS runner, he prides himself in being part of the FHS Cross Country legacy and continuing to work with runners in building that legacy. Coach Burfeind currently teaches Freshman Algebra/Geometry and IB Math Studies. Outside of teaching and coaching, he enjoys hiking, cooking, cross-country skiing, and marathon training.