Former University of Saskatchewan distance runner Jamie Epp joined the Cross Country team as an assistant coach in 2013.
As a Huskie, Epp had a highly successful career in cross country from 1999 to 2003. Among his accolades are Sask Sport Male Athlete of the Year, University of Saskatchewan Huskies Male Athlete of the Year, University of Saskatchewan Track & Field Male Athlete of the Year, and the CIAU/CIS MVP for Cross Country.
Epp holds the U of S record in the 3000-metres at 8.14.96. He is a thirteen-time CIS medal winner (12 individual, 1 team title) and a five-time Canadian National Team member. In 2010, Epp made the Saskatoon Sports Hall of Fame as part of 2001-2002 Huskie Track and Field Team, and then in 2015, entered the Hall of Fame as an individual.
After receiving his B.Sc. in Kinesiology, Epp went on to get his Master of Sports Coaching at Queensland in 2014. His coaching career includes Western Canadian Midget and Youth championship teams. Recently, Epp was the 2015 Western Canada Games Endurance Coach and will be a 2017 Canada Games Endurance Coach.