Prior experience at Illinois Institute of Technology, Auburn University, Brown University, and The University of Georgia.
As well as having worked in athletics at Cornell University in between coaching roles.
At the Illinois Institute of Technology, he was the Assistant Men's and Women's Cross - Country and Track and Field Coach in the fall of 2015. He designed workouts as the head cross - country and assistant distance track coach, handled team management, and organized on - campus visits for prospects as the recruiting coordinator, which brought in a recognized class. Numerous School Record - Book achievements, personal bests, Runner of the Week awards, and top individual and team finishes were recorded, while in transition from the NAIA to Division III.
Tech produced All - Independent First Team honoree and Association of Division III Independents Male Runner of the Year Samuel Wietlispach. W. bested NCAA Division I runners at meets, clocked All - Time program performances, held some of the fastest cross - country times for the AD3I and United States Collegiate Athletic Association, and was also an academic recipient in both fields.
Cole Dammeier had a strong freshman campaign being in the top 20 to cap off the men's team 13th place at The 2015 USCAA Cross - Country National Championships, with near exclusively underclassmen, and an All - Independent Second Team selection, as well as one other men's runner earning a similar postseason distinction and making improvements at nearly every race.
The women's number one distance runner emerged as a leading finisher at most meets, including 26th at The USCAA Championships and having an All - Independent First Team spot, and with two other women earning Honorable Mentions, including AD3I and USCAA All - Academic member Brooke Bell, who earned 29th at the national meet (courtesy of the Illinois Tech athletic department).
Our staff collected both The 2015 AD3I Men's and USCAA Women's Cross - Country Coach of the Year titles during the provisional season.
Preceding Chicago, he was with the Auburn University men's and women's cross - country and track and field teams as a Volunteer Assistant Coach during the 2014 - 2015 seasons.
The men's cross - country team captured 3rd place at The 2014 NCAA Division I South Regional and SEC Championships, received national votes, and were ranked as high as 2nd in their respective Region.
Auburn had the men's individual NCAA Division I South Regional Cross - Country champion, SEC Runner - Up, and USTFCCCA South Region Runner of the Year, whose season best that fall positioned him number one in the SEC and finished first and second at the majority of meets.
The Tigers had runners who earned All - First and All - Second Team SEC status for the men, All - Freshman SEC team recognition for the men and women, and SEC Runner of the Week nods, USTFCCCA All - South Region, and All - Academic accolades with a perfect APR score for both squads and produced two NCAA Men's Division I Cross - Country Championships competitors.
AU men's cross - country team had a CoSIDA Capital One Academic All - District ®, SEC Scholar - Athlete of the Year, USTFCCCA All - Academic member, and held the highest team GPA among all athletic programs. On the recruiting side, an elite class was signed early for the cross - country and track and field programs in December 2014, with nationally - renowned newcomers (per Auburn SID).
Women’s track and field was ranked 18th for indoors and 21st for outdoors in 2015 by USTFCCCA, and highly in the South Region and academically, and 28th at outdoor nationals as well. Auburn track had several marks that placed in the AU Record - Book, were All - Southeastern Conference and scoring, and advanced to the NCAA Championships.
The distance program developed a male runner who won The 2015 Penn Relays 10k, was an Honorable Mention All - American, competed at The 2015 World University Games, and later at The 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Marathon Trials while hitting an IAAF mark as a post - collegiate.
In addition to training and recruiting duties, he participated in compliance, CPR, finances, national home track and field meet management, part - time tasks, program - coordination, travel, and van testing. He also assisted with The Auburn University Leadership Institute for the development of student - athletes as an affiliate.
He was previously on staff at Cornell University in The Sports School throughout the summer of 2014 for internal operations in customer service. Working with The Big Red included facilitating day - to - day duties in the athletic department, and as a guest coach and speaker separately at the nationally recognized cross - country and track and field sessions.
Before the Sports School, he was at another Ancient Eight institution, Brown University from 2013 - 2014, focusing on the women’s distance program as an NCAA Countable Volunteer Assistant Coach and contributed to administrative responsibilities and scouting.
The Bears posted several performances that earned a spot in The Brown Top 10 list with PRs and had an individual who earned Academic and Second - Team All - Ivy, and a USTFCCCA All - Northeast Region honor in cross - country, a scorer at The Indoor Heptagonal Championships and two at The Outdoor Meet, and a qualifier for the NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round in track and field.
Both men's and women's cross - country earned USTFCCCA scholastic recognition during the 2013 - 2014 season. One of the women's top distance runners went on to run professionally in Colorado on an Olympic Development team.
He began at The University of Georgia as a Volunteer Assistant Cross - Country and Track and Field Coach and handled camps, CDL training, clinics, departmental work, and recruiting tasks for the 2012 - 2013 seasons on their support staff.
UGA recorded top performances during the 2012 outdoor season, placing 3rd for the men at The 2012 SEC Outdoor Track and Field Championships and 21st for the Lady Bulldogs at the NCAA Division I Track and Field Outdoor National Championships, while also having the men ranked 9th and 12th for the women in the national outdoors polls.
During the cross - country season, the men recorded 2nd at The 2012 NCAA Division I South Regional and SEC Championships. Both teams were rated nationally with the men holding second in the South Regional polls.
The men's and women's squads qualified for The 2012 NCAA Division I Cross - Country Championships in only the second time in school history with the men finishing 19th, the highest ever, and tied for the previous best combined team attainment.
UGA women earned their berth to The 2012 NCAA Championships by virtue of their 3rd place at the NCAA Division I South Regional Championships and securing an at - large bid spot, and had both the number one male and female runners place in the top 100.
Georgia men and women's cross - country programs garnered All - First and All - Second Team SEC and USTFCCCA All - South Region honors, with a men's SEC Runner of the Week award and an All - SEC Freshman nod.
The Bulldogs women's indoor program was ranked 7th in 2013 and established themselves as one of the top teams in the Region, where they went on to finish 10th at The 2013 NCAA Division I Indoor Track and Field National Championships, while the men posted 18th, which was the second - best NCAA indoor combined performance in program history.
A women's DMR qualified for The 2013 NCAA Division I Indoor Championships and were 10th with the number two All - Time School performance, along with other NCAA indoor qualifiers for the UGA mid - distance squad.
Track was ranked 6th for the men and 8th for the women by USTFCCCA during the outdoor season and had the 4th best recruiting class by Track & Field News in 2012 - 2013, with the Georgia women concluding their year at 11th place at The 2013 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships.
UGA track had the Drake Relays champion and NCAA leader in the 1500 meters, and multiple student - athletes who garnered All - SEC and individual champion titles, All - Americans, and UGA records in 2013.
Georgia athletes also qualified for The 2013 USA Championships and other world - class meets. Cross - country and track and field were both stellar in the classroom by posting some of the highest team GPAs that academic year for UGA athletics and having both squads earning individual and team USTFCCCA All - Academic titles from 2012 - 2013.
That season had the athletic department earning 10th place for The 2013 Learfield Director's Cup and also being one of the top 12 men's and women's cross - country and track and field teams for The Terry Crawford Combined Program of the Year Award.
H. holds USATF Level I, USTFCCCA Coaching Academy (program management and technical), and International Triathlon Coaching Association (NESTA) certificates, with two CEUS from the U.S. Sports Academy, and NCSA experience.
He earned an A.B. in History from The University of Georgia, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, and completed his thesis on “The Inception of Intercollegiate Athletics in the Post - Civil War South,” and studied at Guilford College beforehand, in addition to transient courses.
While being in the government industry in the Northern Virginia area, he has directed runners of all backgrounds through this platform contracted out, along with having several other different positions.