GCU’s Dr. Kimberly Sims joins PacWest Magazine Radio Show on Oct. 27 on KQCKLive
SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. – Grand Canyon University Head Cross Country Coach Dr. Kimberly Sims joins the PacWest Magazine Radio Show this Thursday, Oct. 27, live on KQCKLive in San Tan Valley, Ariz.
Tom Di Camillo, assistant commissioner for media relations, will host the 30-minute program that airs each Thursday. Both the audio and the high definition streaming video will air live from the KQCK studios over the Internet beginning at 1 p.m. MDT, 12 p.m. PDT/MST, and 9 a.m. HT.
Sims will discuss the upcoming Hawaiian Airlines PacWest Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Championships being hosted by Grand Canyon University at Estrella Regional Park in Goodyear. The races will be held this Saturday, Oct. 29.
PacWest Commissioner Bob Hogue will be live in the San Tan Valley studio as he reveals the predicted order of finish for both the men’s and women’s races.
Family, friends, fans, members of the media and institutional personnel are invited to tune into the broadcast by simply clicking on to the PacWest website at www.thepacwest.com or by going to http://kqcklive.com/. Listeners are encouraged to join the live chat that takes place during the broadcast by simply visiting the station’s website.
Sims is in her fifth season as Grand Canyon University's head men's and women's cross country coach. A 1994 GCU graduate who earned a bachelor of science degree in psychology, she brought 10 years of high school coaching experience at Glendale Cactus, Peoria Sunrise Mountain, Goodyear Desert Edge and Buckeye Verrado to Grand Canyon prior to resurrecting the Antelopes' cross country program.
Sims ran cross country and track for a year at NCAA Division I UC-Irvine in 1991-92 before finishing her studies at GCU where she competed at the club level.
She ran cross country at Yavapai Junior College in 1988-89 when the school captured back-to-back National Junior College Athletic Association Region I Championships and advanced to the NJCAA I National Championship.
She also ran track at Glendale Community College in 1990-91, where she earned titles in the 3,000 meters, 5,000 meters, 10,000 meters and as a member of the 4x800 relay team.
An Arizona native, Sims was a four-year varsity cross country and track athlete at Cactus High School.
She earned her doctorate in education leadership and teacher innovation from Arizona State University in 2010 and received her master’s degree in special education from ASU in 2001 while coaching at Sunrise Mountain. She still actively competes in road races.