|Title:||Assistant Coach - Distance|
John D. Stoudt enters his fifth season as head coach of the men's and women's cross country teams in 2012, while also serving as an assistant to the track & field teams in distance running.
In 2011, Stoudt coached Sheena Crawley to a second-place finish at the Mideast Regional Championships and an All-American finish of 11th place at the NCAA Championships. Additionally, both Greg Duckloe and Bryan Andrews earned All-Regional honors on the men's side at the 2011 Mideast Regional.
In his four years at F&M, Stoudt has coached Crawley to four of her five All-American honors, including three All-American nods in the 2011-12 school year (cross country, indoor and outdoor track) and two Mideast Region Track Athlete of the Year awards. He has coached six Centennial Conference (CC) outdoor track champions and eight CC indoor track champions, including F&M's first-ever 4x800 relay title team. His runners also hold nine school records and six conference marks.
Stoudt is intimately familiar with the local running scene. He served as the Head Cross Country Coach at Lancaster Catholic from 2001 through 2005, and as the Head Track & Field Coach at Lancaster Catholic from 2004 through 2006. He also served as a volunteer assistant coach at Conestoga Valley for several seasons.
Stoudt is an accomplished runner, having won local races such as the Market Street Mile and the Master's title at Shiver by the River Winter Series. He has also run with group of local elite runners that claimed several long distance relays throughout the Mid-Atlantic and out West on courses ranging from 70 to 200 miles.
Stoudt graduated from Kutztown with a Bachelor of Science in Public Administration, and completed his Masters in Education, Sports Management, at Millersville University in December of 2007. He currently works as a social worker, providing counseling services for court adjudicated delinquent youth in a residential treatment facility.