George Adams , Monadnock Regional High School
Years XC Coaching: 2 years
Other coaching gigs, sports, schools: 2 years @ New Milford High T&F CT.
18 years assisting Keene State College, 5 years assisting XC and T&F @ Monadnock.
Accrued accolades: As an athlete at Keene State College xc and track All-New England. 3-time Clarence DeMar Marathon Champion. 30k National Road Champion. 4-time Adirondack Trail Champion. Cape Cod Marathon Master’s Champion Many other road wins.
What got you into coaching? I appreciated what my coaches over the years had done for me, so I always wanted to return that same gesture for the youth of the area.
Where did you get your coaching philosophy? My parents – Love , Family , Purpose
Favorite coaching achievement: Last year 2015 Monadnock Girls first team XC Div lll Title.
Greatest Coaching Moment: 2015 Div lll Monadnock Girls XC , receiving title and seeing the team, my wife, parents and myself crying with tears of joy and excitement!
Strength of Your Program: Team unity based on love and care for one another.
Favorite Workout: Death Hill with a Tempo 2 mile back to the school!
Words of Wisdom: Find Joy in your life and always have Love in your Heart.
How do you pump up the team before a big race?
I typically reinforce all that they have done and make sure they believe in themselves and one another. I also make sure to keep their nerves in check. Nothing bad comes from trying your best.
Three Athletes you would love to have dinner with: Joe Montana , Michael Jordan, and Lance Armstrong.