Degrees and Certifications:

University of Mississippi - Ph.D. (expected May 2023) University of Mississippi - M.A. in Secondary Education/English (2007) University of Mississippi - B.A. in Secondary Education/English (2006) Itawamba Community College - A.A. (2004) Belmont High School (2002) National Board Certified Teacher (2013)

Ms. Kristen Zemek

Coach Zemek is a 2002 graduate of Belmont High School. She earned her associate degree at Itawamba Community College in 2004 and completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Mississippi in 2006. She earned her master's degree in 2007 and began working on her Ph.D. in the fall of 2017. She also earned her National Board Certified Teacher certification in 2013. She has been the head coach of the cross country team since 2019. She has two sons, Ayden and Logan.