Rick Doiron begins his 1st season as the new Cross-Country Head Coach at Bay Path University. He looks to jump start a team that is young and eager to get itself back into the NECC Championships.
Coach Doiron comes with an expansive background in coaching cross-country runners and teams throughout his career. He began is coaching career in 1987 as Head Women's Track & Field Coach at Westfield State College and from 1987-1991 was the Head Men's Cross-country and Associate Head Track & Field Coach at Westfield State. From 2013-2015 he was the Boy's Cross-country and track & Field Coach at Westfield High School where he had 28 state qualifiers in Cross-Country and other track & field events.
Coach Doiron is a 1985 U-Mass, Amherst grad, earning a B.A. in Sports & Fitness Management and then went on to get his M. Ed. in Athletic Adminstration from Springfield College in 1992. He is a USA Track & Field Level 1 Coach, has certification as a USTFCCCA Track & Field Technical Coach and is a certifies USATF Certified track official.