Founded and staffed by successful high school coaches and elite NCAA athletes, our camp draws on a summer running tradition that has thrived in Northeastern Vermont for over four decades.

Everett Hacket – Hall High School, CT

As a prep runner at Hall High School Everett received both All Connecticut and All New England Honors. Everett went on to run for George Mason University, where he received All-Conference, All-Region, and All-East honors in cross country. On the track Everett covered 5,000 meters in 14:03 and 10,000 meters in 29:43 before graduating from GMU in … Read More

Nick Roosa, Founder/Director

As the head boys track and field coach at Bronxville High School in Bronxville, NY, Nick has guided multiple individuals to all-state honors and coached his team to league and section titles. Nick ran for Tappan Zee High School in New York and inter-collegiately for the University of Rochester. In 2011 he was the 39th … Read More

Mike Flynn, Founder/Director

Mike has attended running camp at Lyndon State College since eighth grade. He has worked in a leadership capacity for almost a decade, serving as a staff coach (’06-’07), associate director (’08-’11), assistant director (’12), and co-director (’13-’14). During the rest of the year, Mike coaches girls cross country and leads the boys and girls … Read More

Sandy Anderson, Founder/Administrator

Sandy is an avid athlete and has participated in a variety of sports throughout her life. She was a ski instructor for Stratton Mountain, VT for ten years and once tackled the famous RAGBRAI, a six-day, 500-mile bike ride across Iowa. Although running is not one of her sports, she appreciates and understands the dedication … Read More

Jeff Billing – Hall, CT

Coach Billing has been coaching Cross-Country for 11 years, 4 years in Palo Alto, CA and the last 7 years at Hall HS in West Hartford, CT. His XC teams have won 3 consecutive conference titles, and have placed 6th in the New England Championships the last 2 years. He has coached numberous All-State and … Read More

Gerry Chester – Griswold, CT

2015 will mark Coach Chester’s 26th year attending running camp in Lyndonville Vermont. Coach Chester has been a varsity high school cross country and track coach in Connecticut since 1987. In that time, his teams have won 17 state championships (13 in cross country and 4 in track), 15 cross country conference championships, and 11 … Read More

Chris Barry – Irvington, CT

Coach Chris Barry has been coaching cross country and track for twenty-three  years.  He has been the head coach at Irvington High School for the past ten years.  In that time, he has coached two Section One champion teams, and his 2008 cross country team finished third in NY State Class C.  He has helped … Read More

Dwayne Alexis – Collegiate, NY

As a prep runner at The Collegiate School, Dwayne was a member of state and national champion relay teams. Dwayne went on to compete for Dartmouth College, where he earned IC4A All-Regional marks and set several all-school marks. Upon graduating from Dartmouth, Dwayne returned to his alma matter where he teaches and coaches.  As a coach at … Read More

Brian Collins – Glastonbury, CT

Coach Collins has been coaching the girls cross country and track and field teams at Glastonbury High School since 2000. In his 15 year tenure the girls have won 7 Class LL Team State Championships and 3 Team State Open Championships. Coach Collins’ teams have qualified for the New England Championships 10 out of the … Read More

Don Hennigar – Newburyport, MA

Coach Don Hennigar has been coaching track at Newburyport for over 30 years, and has long been brining his Newburyport teams to running camp in the Northeast Kingdom. In his time at Newburyport the program has thrived. In recent years his boys teams won three consecutive state cross country championships (2011-2013), and four indoor track and field state championships (2011-2014). … Read More