Coach Peterson joins the CVHS Coaching team after spending 3 years as a Track Coach at Lehi High School, where he trained the Sprints, Jumps, Hurdles, & Relay events. During his time at Lehi he coached several athletes to school records, NCAA Division 1 scholarships, and the 4A State Finals, including the 2018 State runner up in the girls 100m & 200m.
Coach Peterson earned a Bachelors of Science in Health Education from Utah Valley University, where he competed for 5 years as an NCAA Division 1 Student Athlete. Over the course of his collegiate career he recorded several UVU School Records and Top-5 All-Time Indoor & Outdoor Track & Field Program marks (60m, 100m, 200m, 4x100m Relay, 4x200m Relay, 4x400m Relay). He was elected Team Captain by his Coaches and Teammates twice, was a 2x Western Athletic Conference Gold & Bronze Medalist, and a 9x First or Second Team All-WAC Selection.
Coach P’s favorite part of teaching & coaching is watching students & athletes at every level of ability improve and strive for excellence. He loves the Cedar Valley community and is excited to be an Aviator!