Beginning his coaching career in 1966, Mr. Emery has coached at John F. Kennedy HS, East Tech HS, and at Beaumont HS. He has been the mentor for such outstanding runners as Ray Marks, Ricky Pittman, Katy Radkwich, Calvin Washington, Brendan Walton, Reggie Reid, Aki Bradley, Marisa Posch, and many others. Mr. Emery has coached athletes to 7 state meet records. At Beaumont, his teams have won state meets in track (4) and cross-country (3). His 1995 cross country team set a record for lowest score (34) of any team in any division in the Ohio State Meet. In track Emery has coached 49 state champions (including relay members), 84 state meet qualifiers, and 57 All-Ohioans. His athletes have scored 371 points during his 21 years as a head coach.