Head Coach “Buddy” Crutchfield  attended Sherwood HS in MD, playing football, basketball and running track. He went on to North Carolina Central Univ., playing football and running track. Following college, Coach Crutchfield joined the US Army where he ran for the All-Army track team. Coach Crutchfield has coached several All-Americans and teams from AAU/USATF to his previous assignment at Our Lady of Good Counsel (OLGC) HS. During his tenure at OLGC: in 2007 the 4x100m relay team set the then meet record at the the Florida Relays; in 2010, his team was ranked No. 1 track team in the Eastern Region; also in 2010, the Distance Medley Relay won the Championship of America at the Penn Relays, ending a 46-year drought, and went on to be All-American; and in 2011, the team won the WCAC title, ending a 26-year drought.

Contact Information:
Email – Bcrutchfield@dematha.org
Cell – 301.437.0406

COACH ADRIENNE – “Track and field is in my bloodline, it is just what we do.” Graduating from Our Lady of Good Counsel High School in 2010, she received many honors, including female athlete of the year in 2010. She also was part of the relay team that set the new school record in the 4x100m, 4x200m, and SMR. After high school she was given the opportunity to continue to run in college at Methodist University in Fayetteville, NC. She was named first team All-Conference and All-American for both indoor and outdoor seasons, as well as winning a NCAA National Championship title in the 4x100m relay where she anchored the team. She then transferred to the University of Maryland-College Park, where she finished her dual degree in Mass  Communications and Public Relations.

Contact Information:
Email – Adrienne.Crutch@gmail.com
Cell – 301.523.8925

Coach Nazell Alston  Says track & field has been a passion for him and his for family for the past decade.  He started running at the tender age of 8 years old and has been in love with it ever since. He is a Product of the Prince Georges County Public School system by the way of “Central Senior High School”. He competed all 4 years of high school and while at Central was able to be apart of the 2011 State Championship team.  Prior to graduating high school Coach Nazell began Coaching Club Track and went to be apart of the Coaching Staff at Virginia Union University in Richmond, Virginia. While at Virginia Union the Panthers were able to secure a CIAA Title during Coach Nazell’s tenure as the Sprint Coach and sending 2 athletes to the NCAA Championship.  Currently Coach Nazell is serving as the Sprint Coach at DeMatha Catholic High School

Contact Information:
Email – nalston@Dematha.org
Cell – 301.310.7129

Coach Kyla Link

Coach Harry Allen 

Coach Edwin graduated with a degree in Kinesiology in 2008 from University of Connecticut, at that time, the number one rated strength and conditioning program in the nation. Coach Edwin was a NCAA Division 1 Scholarship Athlete, 4-time All-Big East Conference Athlete, 2-time Big-East Champion (2004-2006), ranked #1 in the 400m dash in New England (2005),  Paint Branch High School All-Decade Team Montgomery County (2000-2010) 2-time All-American All-Met Athlete 2003 Montgomery County MVP 2003 3A State Champion School Record In 200 and 400 School Record in 4×200 & 4×400

Contact Information:
Email – Edcampbell85@gmail.com
Cell – 301.706.2661

Coach Anthony – Before coming to DeMatha, coach Anthony Awkward served as an assistant coach at Our Lady of Good Counsel specializing in high jump, long jump, triple jump. A Sandy Spring native, coach Anthony was a member of the Sherwood HS track and field teams for 3 years, placing first in the County and District Championships, and was high jump runner-up in the State Championship with a personal best of 6’10’’ and over 22’ in long jump. Coach Anthony has served as head coach at the Barrie School in Silver Spring, coached at Silver Spring AAU Track Club, Rockville Striders USATF Track Club, and the River Hill HS girls’ team in Clarksville. He is the owner of Studio 650 Fitness Personal Training Service.

Contact Information:
Email – studio-650@hotmail.com
Cell – 240.888.0391

Coach Sam Martin – grew up in Rockville, MD, and began running track at seven years old. He ran for Coach Buddy in middle school, where he became serious about track and field. Sam graduated from Richard Montgomery High School in 2011 after winning multiple Montgomery County Championship titles, 3 State titles in the 4x800m relay (2 indoor, 1 outdoor), and earning All-American honors at the 2011 New Balance Indoor National Meet in the 4×800. He continued his education and running career at Christopher Newport University, graduating with a B.A. in History and a minor in Writing. He won multiple conference titles in both the Mason-Dixon Conference and the Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) and, until this February, was the CNU school record holder for the indoor mile. He says, “My coaches at all levels have helped guide me on the path toward coaching and I have learned much from them that goes beyond the track.”

Contact Information:
Email – smrunnerbard@gmail.com
Cell – 301.910.1387