Longtime Cobbler track coach retiring

RAPID CITY, S.D. (News Release) — A longtime Rapid City Central track and field coach is retiring.

Rapid City Central High School Activities Director Jordan Bauer has announced that Dave Dolan will retire at the end of this school year after 38 years of coaching.

Dolan has been the head track coach for the Cobblers for the last 18 years and was an assistant for 20 years prior to that. Under Dolan’s guidance, the Cobblers brought home 2 state girls’ championships, 4 runners-up trophies, along with 6 runner-up performances on the boys’ side. He has coached several individual and relay team state champions, and sent numerous kids on to compete in track and field at the collegiate level.