Eric Brechtel ran cross country and track at North Central College in Naperville. While at North Central he was part of teams that finished 2nd and 3rd in the Nation in cross country at the Division III level, he was also part of 12 CCIW Conference Championship teams between cross country and track.
Brechtel previously coached at Bartlett High School from 2007-2012.
In the past 5 years at Montini, Coach Brechtel has coached 34 State Qualifying efforts in track & field, which includes 16 All-State finishes.
Brechtel was also assistant coach on Montini Catholic's first State Qualifying Cross Country team in 2014.