McFarland, USA Movie Trailer

Coach Jim White (Kevin Costner) is the new PE teacher in McFarland, an economically challenged town in California's farm-rich Central Valley. White sees the athletic potential at the predominantly Latino high school and decides to put together a cross country team. He offers the kids a chance to know what it feels like to be champions.

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 Coach Jim White Interview

PrepCalTrack.com conducted this Jim White interview. The legendary former McFarland cross country coach talks about what it was like to have a movie made about his experience coaching the team. He says that it's not all true but he's okay with that.

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 The Diaz Family - McFarland's Family of Champions

Members of McFarland's Diaz family reflect on their time as cross country runners under Coach Jim White at McFarland High School. Included in the segment, titled "McFarland's Family of Champions," are Danny Diaz, daughter Delia Diaz, Gabriel Diaz, Damacio Diaz, David Diaz, Diego Diaz, and father and mother Paul and Juanita Diaz. They talk about being inspired to strive for something beyond picking in the fields. All seven Diaz children ran for Jim White and all seven went on to college.


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