Jennifer Tavé, a 2012 Scripps College grad, is in her fourth year as coach in 2016. Tavé, who ran for CMS for three years, was a three-time All-American for the Athenas. In cross country, she was a two-time All-American, three times All-Region and she holds the CMS record for the 6K cross country distance (20:51.8). A two-time cross country team captain, she helped lead the team to the NCAA Championships three times including a then-best fourth place finish in 2011. In track, she was an All-American in the 10,000 and competed at the NCAA Championships three times. She holds the CMS record in the 10,000 (35:22.27) and is fifth all-time in the 5000 (17:15.37). Tavé finished her collegiate eligibility at Colorado State University where she earned a Master's in Human Nutrition & Exercise Science.