Dean Aurich
Dean Aurich
Title: Assistant Coach - Pole Vault

Dean Aurich is currently coaching the pole vault at UST. He has 31 years of head track and field coaching experience at the high-school level in Minnesota.  His track and field teams at Mayer Lutheran High School won 23 conference championships. They also participated in 16 True Team state meets, which included three state championships. 

He was honored in 1997 as the Minnesota State Track and Field Coach of the Year in Class A and the True Team Track and Field Coach of the Year in 2000.   

His specialty is coaching the pole vault and he's mentored athletes int hat event ranging from the middle-school age to elite vaulters at the college level.  Dozens of his high school vaulters competed at the Minnesota State High School Track and Field Championships, including two state champions.   

Dean and his wife, Becky, have five children who were all pole-vaulters at the high school and collegiate levels.