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Our Coaches


Distance Coach  Lou Ristaino 

Assistant Coach - Distance Events 

Coach Lou Ristaino  has been a truly valued member of the Athletics East Track Club . As our Assistant Coach, Coach Lou works closely with our team members to make sure they’re performing to the best of their ability. His background comes from over 45 plus years in the sport. He has a BA in Physical Education and a MS in Exercise Physiology from Boston State College. Ran in his day under Coach Bill Squires. Like Coach Sullivan they were both teammates back in the 1980s on the famous New Balance Coastal Farm Team. Lou has competed at the highest levels both collegiate and post collegiate. He also is a certified USATF Official. 

 Head Coach - General Manager - David Sullivan 

Middle Distance Coach 

The Athletics East Track Club team wouldn’t be where it is today if it weren’t for Coach David Sullivan who oversees our strategy and advises on the best course of action.  Most of his focus is working with the team’s Middle Distance athletes. We really couldn’t have wished for a better Head Coach. Background includes almost 5O years in the sport having competed at both NCAA level and post collegiate still  now as a Masters track and XC athlete. Most of his back ground is listed in the meet the team page.


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