A TK-12 Christ-centered,
College Preparatory School

Cross Country - Varsity

Team Roster


Athletics Roster

John Yasenchok - Head Coach | EMAIL

Coach Yasenchok is originally from Salinas, CA, and attended high school in Columbus, GA, where he was a member of the cross country team during his junior and senior years. Yasenchok currently teaches history at Covenant Day’s high school. He served as a cross country coach at United Faith Christian Academy for the 2014-15 season, and joined the baseball staff at Covenant Day as an assistant in the spring of 2017. Yasenchok accepted the role of the Head Coach for the Boys' Cross Country team in July of 2017, and became head of both the boys' and girls' programs in the fall of 2019.

Payne Dinsbeer - Asst. Coach | EMAIL

Coach Dinsbeer is a Charlotte, NC native and a graduate of Covenant Day School. He was a member of the Varsity cross country and track programs during his high school years. His coaching experience includes six years as a middle school track, cross country and swim coach both at CDS and another local school. Coach Dinsbeer has been coaching at CDS since 2011.


CISAA Conference Champions - Girls 2017

NCISAA State Champions - Girls 2017

Stephen Dillon '11 (Covenant College)

Cross Country - Varsity

Varsity Girls/Boys Cross Country 2019-20

  • For girls and boys in grades 9-12.
  • Athletes should meet coaches at 3:30PM on "The Slab" in the Student Commons of the high school building.
  • Covenant Day will provide uniforms.
  • Athletes must provide appropriate shoes.
  • Paperwork: All athletes must have a current physical (within the last year), parent permission form, signed concussion statement, and the $25 athletic participation fee submitted prior to the first day of tryouts/practice. Questions about the portal and paperwork should be directed to Jennifer Harding. jharding@covenantday.org