Coaches

Mike Galoob
  • Level 2 NFHS National Certified Track & Field Coach
  • USA Track & Field Registered Coach
  • BCI
  • First Aid & CPR
  • USOC SafeSport
  • USA Track & Field Race Director
  • Boston Athletic Association Masters Racing Team
  • United States Snowshoe Racing Team
Academic Background: 
Physics
Professional Background: 
Outdoor Sports Retail Management

Athletic History: 
Youth baseball, basketball, and football
High School track and cross country
Masters (40+) competitive running.
Recreational and competitive cycling, kayaking, rock climbing, mountaineering, and many other adventure sports.

Athletic Achievements: 
High School 1600m State Champion
High School State Runner-up: 5k Cross Country, 4x800m Relay
USATF Masters 10k National Champion
New Balance Masters Indoor Mile Champion
USATF Masters National Cross Country: 7th 
USATF New England Masters Champion: 800m, Mile, 3000m, 5k, 5-mile, 10k, 10-mile, Half Marathon, Trail, and Cross Country
US Snowshoe National Championship: 4th
Numerous Multi-Sport individual championships, including Josh Billings RunAground, Tully Lake Triathlon, and others





Sean McDonald
  • 8 years experience in youth coaching (soccer, basketball, cross country and track, ages 4-13) 
  • Assistant Coach for Westerly Middle School Co-Ed Cross Country Team (2013-2015) 
  • USA Track & Field Registered Coach 
  • NFHS Fundamentals of Coaching Track Certification 
  • Hershey Track Volunteer 
  • National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Level 1 and Level 2 Certifications 
  • Youth Basketball Coach 
  • BCI 
  • First Aid & CPR 
  • USOC SafeSport
Academic Background:
Bachelor of Science – Physical Education – Exercise Science (University of Rhode Island)
Athletic History:
Participated in youth hockey, basketball, baseball, cross country and track.

Rowed Crew for the University of Rhode Island from 1992-1995 (Mens Team Captain 1993-95) 

Recreational runner / road racer for the past 20+ years distances from the 5k to the Marathon

Denise Champney

  • USA Track & Field Registered Coach
  • Youth Soccer and Basketball Coach
  • BCI
  • First Aid & CPR
  • USOC SafeSport
  • USA Triathlon Member Athlete
Academic Background: 
BS Exercise Science, MS Communication Disorders
Professional Background:  
Speech Language Pathologist (Middle School)

Athletic History: 
Growing up I played basketball and softball from about age 6 all the way through high school.  About 8 years ago I entered into the sport of triathlons to stay active and fit.  I enjoy cycling, biking and swimming and just about anything active outside.

Athletic Achievements: 

I have completed 4 half-ironman distance races and plan to do another next summer.  This summer I was the first female finisher in a race, something I thought I would never experience!



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