Cross Country: Varsity

Coach

John Bezou, Jr. ’94

Cross Country Program Head 
Varsity & Jr. High
 

jbezou@ststan.com
(228) 467-9057

 

John Bezou Jr. takes over as the new cross-country coach for Saint Stanislaus in 2024. John brings a wealth of experience and expertise to our program as the CEO and Head Coach of Hypoxia Performance LLC, a coaching company dedicated to helping runners of all levels achieve their goals

His impressive background includes:
• 20 years of active duty in the US Army, including two combat tours in Iraq;
• Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Southern Mississippi;
• Former Director of Human Performance for the 4th Infantry Division;
• Accomplished ultra-distance runner, having competed in events from 5K to 100 miles;
• One of only 18 athletes worldwide to complete the prestigious 4 Deserts Grand Slam Plus.

John’s dedication to education and continuous improvement is evident as he pursues a Master’s Degree in Coaching and Sports Performance at the University of Southern Mississippi.

With his extensive military experience, passion for running, and commitment to holistic, evidence-based training, we are confident that John will inspire and elevate our cross-country program to new heights.

We look forward to an exciting season ahead under his leadership.

2023 Roster

NameClass
Bauer, Connor2028
Brown, Harrison2024
Compretta, Will2028
Fairley, Rylan2025
Hall, Clay2025
Hoffmann, Charlie2026
Kellum, Mateen2024
Lavergne, Luke2027
McCauley, Tommy2029
Miller, Lochlan2027

2023 Schedule

Date Meet/OpponentTime LocationSquad
8/19Forster Commagere Classic8:00 a.m.SSCALL
8/26Off
9/2TBD
9/9PIcayune’s HOKA Postal Nationals8:00 a.m. Picayune HSALL
9/16Off
9/23Mount Carmel’s Cub Run8:00 a.m.City Park, NOLAHS
9/28George County Trail Run5:15 p.m.  Lucedale, MSALL
9/30Off
10/7TBD
10/14MC Watson Invitational10:15 a.m.Choctaw Trails, Clinton, MSTop 10
10/17MHSAA Middle School ClassicTBDClinton, MSJH
10/21Off
TBDDivision 8-3A MeetTBDChoctaw Trails, Clinton, MSTop 10
11/2MHSAA 3A State MeetTBDChoctaw Trails, Clinton, MSTop 10

Key:
Bold = overnight trip
JH = Junior High Team
HS = High School Team
ALL = Entire Team (JH & HS)
Top 10 = Top 10 HS Runners
TBD = To Be Determined