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Matt Gittermann Named Head Coach of UMBC Men's and Women's Cross Country
BALTIMORE--UMBC Director of Athletics Dr. Charles Brown announced today that Matt Gittermann has been named head men’s and women’s cross country coach.
Gittermann has served as head cross country and track and field coach at
The track programs have also been extremely strong under Gittermann’s leadership. His 2005 boys’ indoor team and 2007 girls’ outdoor team both finished as runners-up at the state championships. All four squads won
Gittermann started his coaching career as head track and field coach at neighboring
Gittermann has taught in both the Baltimore and Howard county school systems. He has a USATF Level II Certification and was one of 20 collegiate and high school coaches selected to attend the USATF/United States Olympic Committee Emerging Elite Endurance Coaching Clinic at the Olympic Training Facility at Chula Vista, Calif.