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Aaron Dinzeo

Aaron Dinzeo

Athlete
Aaron, a 2015 graduate of California University of Pennsylvania (Cal U), joined NE Distance in the winter of 2017. Under the guidance of Cal U coaches Daniel and Jacqueline Caulfield, Aaron was a 7-time All-American and was named Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Track Athlete-of-the-Year in 2014. Aaron currently holds school records in the 5K, 10K,...
Rachel Schilkowsky

Rachel Schilkowsky

Athlete
Rachel Schilkowsky (nee Sorna), a 2014 graduate from Cornell University, joined NE Distance in June of 2017. While at Cornell, she earned a total of five All-American honors, including two 4th place finishes in the 3000m Steeplechase at the 2013 and 2014 DI NCAA Outdoor Championships and a 14th place finish at the 2014 DI NCAA...
John Schilkowsky

John Schilkowsky

Athlete
John Schilkowsky, a graduate of Cornell University, joined NE Distance in June of 2017. Although John arrived at Cornell as a solid 400m/800m runner – he was a two-time NC State Champion at 800m and ran 1:52 to take 2nd in the 800m at the 2010 National Scholastic Indoor Championships – he quickly found himself...
Julian Saad

Julian Saad

Athlete
Julian joins NE Distance in the Fall of 2016 as the newest addition to the team as the group continues to expand its influence into the Woonsocket and Providence communities. Julian was an All-Conference cross country and indoor track runner in the Atlantic-10 while competing for Fordham University. He still holds the school record in...
Steve Mangan

Steve Mangan

Athlete
Steve Mangan joined NE Distance in the Fall of 2015 already boasting a personal best of 3:58 in the mile. Steve was a teammate with Henry Sterling at Dartmouth College and has also run post-collegiately with the Boston Athletic Association. However, Steve’s running prowess isn’t limited to mid-distance: he laced up his cross country spikes...
Nick Ross

Nick Ross

Athlete
A native Rhode Islander, Nick Ross first started turning heads at East Greenwich High School, having earned All-New England honors on the track and on the cross country course. Nick had a stellar collegiate career at La Salle University in Pennsylvania, which was cut short during his senior indoor track season due to a broken...
Jake Sienko

Jake Sienko

Athlete
Another Rhode Island native, having run at Bishop Hendrickson, Jake joined NE Distance in the Fall of 2015. He previously ran in nationally-recognized competitions for Columbia University, having been fortunate enough to represent the United States in the 2011 North American, Central American, and Caribbean Athletic Association (NACAC) Cross Country Championships. In the junior men’s...
Jim Spisak

Jim Spisak

Athlete
A product of Pittsburgh, Jim stayed local at Duquesne University where he earned Atlantic-10 championships, All-Region honors and berths to the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field and Cross Country Championship meets. After graduating from Duquesne in 2014, Jim quickly became a dominant force on the roads, gaining plenty of attention on the USATF...
Katrina Spratford

Katrina Spratford

Athlete
Katie joined NE Distance in the fall of 2013 after an illustrious career at Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania where she was an 8-time All-American. In 2012 she was the PSAC Women’s Cross Country Champion and a year later she was the 2013 Shippensburg Female Athlete of the Year. Katie graduated cum laude from Shippensburg in 2013...