Track & Field
Kristin Wikstrom is girls cross country coach at Lakewood Ranch. An alumni of LRHS, Kristin competed all four years as a varsity runner, winning several invitationals and helping lead the team to two 3A State runner-up finishes. As a track athlete, she won several District and Regional titles and capped off her high school career with a state championship in the 800m run.
After high school, Wikstrom went on to run in college at the University of Southern Mississippi. At Southern Miss, Wikstrom competed as a top 3 runner on the Golden Eagles' cross country team, earning All-Conference honors. After finding her niche as a miler on the track, she finished her collegiate career with a school record in the mile.
Throughout college, Kristin pursued an English Education program and fell in love with teaching. Wikstrom now works at LRHS as an English and Creative Writing teacher. She hopes to inspire students and athletes to dream bigger than they ever thought possible.