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UMBC Hires Scott Catone as Head Cross Country and Assistant Track and Field Coach
Scott Catone has been named the head cross country and assistant track and field coach.
BALTIMORE—Director of Athletics Dr. Charles Brown announced today the hiring of Scott Catone as the head cross country and assistant track and field coach at UMBC.
“Coach Catone brings to UMBC a championship mentality,” said Brown. “He has a wealth of experience as a coach of distance runners on the collegiate level. We are very fortunate to be able to add Scott Catone to our coaching staff.”
Catone comes to UMBC after serving as the head men’s and women’s track and field and cross country coach at
In his tenure at St. Francis (
In addition, Catone was named Northeast Conference Coach of the Year twelve times during his stay at St. Francis (
Prior to joining the Red Flash, Catone served as the men’s and women’s assistant cross country and track and field coach at
A 1995 graduate of
“I am very excited to join UMBC’s cross country and track and field program,” said Catone. “I would like to continue its escalating placement at the America East Conference championships and look forward to developing the student-athletes as a whole.”
Catone takes over a program that won its first men’s cross country Division I championship in 2005 under Murray Davis and that has seen increasingly higher finishes at the women’s cross country championships.
He is married to Theresa Catone and has two sons, Brett (3) and Nolan (8 months).