Roger Buhrley High School Cross Country and Track and Field Coach / Runner
Roger Buhrley is the head Boys and Girls Cross Country and Track and Field coach at Syracuse High School where he continues to add to his 32 years of coaching experience. He also teaches History and Body Conditioning at Syracuse High. Roger has a Bachelors Degree in History from Weber State University and a Masters Degree in Physical Education from Brigham Young University. He is a USA Track and Field Certified Level II Coach. Coach Buhrley’s commitment to the sport of running, his ability to motivate young runners, and his legacy of building solid high school sports programs has earned him the reputation as one of Utah’s best high school coaches.
Taught and coached:
32 years in Davis School District
Seven years at North Layton Junior High
Two years at Clearfield High
20 years at Davis High
Three years at Syracuse High
UHSAA 5A Coach of the Year
NFHS Region 7 Coach of the Year
UHSTCA Coach of the Year
Several Region and State Championships (he’s too humble to tell us the exact amount…one of his former athletes should count them up and let us know)
Roger grew up in Huntsville, Utah and attended Weber High School where he competed in Track and Field. He has run a sub-3:00 marathon (he says, “not bad for an old sprinter”) and he continues to participate in local road races. Coach Buhrley currently resides in Clearfield, UT.