Coaching Staff

Joe Porter (Head)

Joe Porter has been a part of the track and field staff at SLUH since 2006. He has been head coach since 2010. He is a history teacher at SLUH and is also the head cross country coach.

Gerard McClure (Sprints)

Gerard McClure ran at Cardinal Ritter High School, Fort Scott Community College, and then at North Carolina Central University. He joined the SLUH coaching staff in 2018.


Alex Peraud (Jumps)

Alex Peraud (SLUH '14) competed as an student-athlete in the track program at SLUH. He is the school record holder in the pole vault. He coaches the jumps specializing in the pole vault.

Mike Lally (Distance)

Mike Lally is a theology teacher at SLUH and is also part of the cross country staff at SLUH.

Tim Weir (Hurdles)

Tim Weir has been coaching hurdles at SLUH since 2011. Prior to that, he coached at Chaminade high school, his alma mater.

Mike O'Fallon (Throws)

Mike O'Fallon coached the throwers at Vianney from 2013-2019 before coming to SLUH. He coaches football at Fort Zumwalt South High School and is currently a teaching assistant at Litzsinger School.

Spencer Patterson (Throws)

Alex Lally (Distance)

Alex Lally joined the coaching staff in 2019 after her career at SLU. She is currently a nurse at Children's Hospital.

Riley Flynn (Distance)

Karl Guenther (Jumps)

Karl Guenther (SLUH '02) has been working with the SLUH high jumpers since 2007. He works at the Public Policy Research Center at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.

Matt Keller (Jumps)


Matt Keller has been with the SLUH staff since 2015 working with the jumpers. He teaches in the School District of University City at Brittany Woods Middle School.