Joseph Patti

Joe Patti after an extremely successful cross country career with Lindbergh High School graduated in 2008 and went on to run for Saint Martins University (Division III) in Lacey, Washington.

You can follow Joe's races and college career at

Some of Joe's HS results:

2008 State meet – 16:36 45th place
2007 State meet – 17:11 36th place
2006 State meet – 18:25 115th place

PR: 15:55 (5:08 pace)


John Cote


John Cote was more of a track middle distance runner than a cross country runner. He was a multi-year varsity cross country runner but mostly middle of the pack. In track, he was the best in the state and still holds the Washington State 800m record. He placed 3rd nationally his Senior year and broke the 25-year-old state mark of 1:50.4 set by Greg Gibson of Connell in 1972.

John went on to run for Washington State University on a full ride scholarship for a couple years.

Best times:

800m 1:49.41

4x400m split: 46.5

3 mile – 16:33 (5:31 pace)

John, if you ever land on this page and can provide more times, please contact us.

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Brett Johnson


Brett Johnson was both a runner and coach of Lindbergh cross country. He was a Lindbergh captain in 1998. He was on two Seamount league championship teams, earned all-league honors from his Sophomore through Senior years. His 16:27 at the state meet in 1998, was one of Lindbergh’s top state finishes. Brett went on to run at Central Washington University and Bellevue Community College. While at Bellevue Community College, he was their #1 runner while only training with the Lindbergh runners three days a week. Brett was also a league champion in the 800m and 4x400m track events. His PRs were 400m: 52.6, 800m: 1:57.6, mile: 4:29, 2-mile: 9:58, 5k: 16:23, 8k: 27:24, 10k: 35:29

Brett was an assistant cross country coach for Lindbergh for the 2000-2004 seasons. In 2005, Brett moved to San Jose, California to take a job at IBM. Brett continues running in relays such as the Reno-Tahoe Odyssey, The Relay, Madison-to-Chicago, and other long races with his IBM running team.

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Habtamu Aregaw


Habtamu Aregaw was a transfer from Kentlake HS. He came to Lindbergh already having establised himself as one of the top area and state runners. Habtamu was all-state, ran in the Nike Border Clash, a Lindbergh captain, and went on to run shortly for the University of Washington.


  • South Puget Sound North Division (2nd place 1996 as freshman, champion in 1997)
  • State meet (81st in 1996, 31st 1997, 11th place 1998, 9th in 1999 )
  • SeaKing District meet (2nd place 1998, 2nd place 1999)
  • Seamount League champion (1999)
  • Boys captain (1998, 1999)