Fenton "Fenny" Gunter1979 - Current


Fenny is in his 39th year as a track & field coach at Evanston.  He has been Head of Girls Track & Field for 28 years.  He is one of the most successful coaches in the history of the state of Illinois. He has coached teams to earn 7 IHSA State Track and Field Championships and 16 IHSA State team trophies.  He has coached althletes to 208 All-State medals.  He is one of the best sprint relay coaches in the nation. His teams have produced 45 State Champions, 22 Individual Championship Titles and 23 Relay Titles.


As an athlete, Fenny was a part of three Track & Field Championship teams at Evanston.


  • 2018 Hall of Fame Inductee - Illinois Track & Cross Country Coaches Association
  • 2013 Coach of the Year Honors
  • 1996 National Federation of Interscholastic Coaches Association's Distinguished Service Award
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