Whitemore serves as the cross country coordinator on the Warriors coaching staff.
Whitemore has been the assistant coach at Fremont High School since 2002 helping with both the men’s and women’s teams. Since 2005, he has served as just the men’s assistant coach. During his tenure at Fremont High, he has helped develop five state championship teams, three individual state champions, three state runner-ups, and twenty-one state medalist. In the fall of 2011, Whitemore served as the interim head coach for the Warriors cross country team.
Prior to Whitemore’s coaching experiences, he competed at the University of Nebraska - Kearney, where his teams finished in the top ten all four years. Whitemore is a two-time record holder and two-time all-conference selection for the Lopers.
Whitemore has competed in six marathons with his personal best being two hours and forty four minutes.
Whitemore resides in Fremont, Neb.
Jim McMahon is in his 36th year coaching cross country at Midland University. McMahon served as the head coach from 1979-2012and is one of the most successful coaches in the school's history, bringing a tradition of athletic and academic success to Midland.
The men's and women's cross country teams have won 16 conference titles, including four consecutive titles for the men's team from 1980 to 1983 and six consecutive titles for the women from 1979 to 1984. McMahon was the head indoor and outdoor track and field coach until 2007. Midland's women's indoor track & field team was crowned the 1989 NAIA National Champion-- the school's lone national title. As head coach, McMahon has earned recognition from his peers, being named the NAIA District XI Cross Country Coach of the Year six times and NAIA District XI Track and Field Coach of the Year five times. In 1990, McMahon was also named the Area III Women's Cross-Country Coach of the Year. Prior to joining Midland, McMahon was a coach at Platte Community College in Columbus, Neb., from 1973-1978. McMahon received both his bachelor's degree and master's degree from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. McMahon has competed in twelve marathons with a best of 2 hours fifty-five minutes.