Head Cross Country Coach
Head Girls Track & Field Coach
|Phone: 405-789-6370||Email: Teresa Johnston||Bethany Public Schools
6721 NW 42nd Street
Bethany Oklahoma 73008
|Teresa Johnston, who arrived at Bethany in 2013, is a veteran coach who has 32 years of experience in the state of Oklahoma as well as a four year coaching stint in Texas. She was a head basketball coach for 27 years total during her career, but recently has seen a great deal of success as the Head Cross Country Coach here at Bethany, which was capped by a Class 4A State Runner-Up finish in the fall of 2017.
Johnston is a graduate of Lone Grove High School in southern Oklahoma and then went on to obtain her bachelor's and master's degrees in education from Southeastern Oklahoma State University. Prior to finishing her degree she played both college basketball and fast pitch softball at Grayson County Junior College and Cameron University.
For the last ten years Coach Johnston has been a head cross country coach first at Newcastle and presently here at Bethany. In those ten years she has twice been named the Oklahoma Coaches Association Regional Coach of the Year and in 2016 she was the Daily Oklahoma Little All City Coach of the Year. Her girls and boys teams have both qualified for the state meet in cross country nine of ten years at both schools and at Bethany she has led the boys team to two regional championships.
As a girl basketball coach for 32 years Johnston received many awards and honors and led teams to 22 District Championships, 22 Regional Appearances, and 18 Area Appearances.
Away from Bethany Coach Johnston enjoys cooking, listening to music, working in the yard, and going to the lake.