Cross Country

Cross Country

Our Graduates Compete at

Head Coach

Joshua Powers

Cross Country coaches

  • Joshua Powers, Head Coach
  • Justin Greenberg, Assistant Coach
  • Nick Martinez, Assistant Coach

Accomplishments

Team Big North United League
Champs Since 2018

North Jersey Finale Qualifier

All-County
1st Team Owen McCarthy
3rd Team Alexander Shaia

All-League
1st Team Owen McCarthy Alexander Shaia Alex Costabile
2nd Team Matthew Marques Nick Pesanello James Hughes Miles Suitt

Philosophy

Our objective is to unlock each athletes running potential by instilling Dedication, Determination, and Discipline. 

With these three attributes in place, running goals and dreams will be achieved. “We all have dreams. In order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of dedication, determination, self-discipline and effort” – Jesse Owens

Bergen Catholic 2021 Cross Country Schedule
Date Event Participants Location
Saturday, September 11, 2021 Season Opener All Darlington Park
Mahwah, NJ
Tuesday, September 14, 2021 Big North United Batch Meet All Darlington Park
Mahwah, NJ
Saturday, September 18, 2021 Back to the Mountain All Garret Mountain
Woodland Park, NJ
Saturday, September 25, 2021 Six Flags Wild Safari All Siz Flags Park
Jackson, NJ
Saturday, October 2, 2021 Shore Coaches Invitational Varsity Darlington Park
Mahwah, NJ
Saturday, October 2, 2021 Brett Tylor Invitational All Others Holmdel Park
Holmdel, NJ
Friday, October 8, 2021 Big North United Championship All Darlington Park
Mahwah, NJ
Saturday, October 9, 2021 The Manhattan Invitational All Van Courtlandt Park
Manhattan, NY
Saturday, October 23, 2021 Bergen County Championships Freshman Darlington Park
Varsity Mahwah, NJ
Saturday, October 30, 2021 Bergen County Meet of Champs Varsity Darlington Park
Mahwah, NJ
Thursday, November 4, 2021 Doc Braver Freshman/ Freshman Darlington Park
Novice Meet JV Mahwah, NJ
Saturday, November 6, 2021 NJCTC Championship All Oak Ridge Park
Clark, NJ
Saturday, November 13, 2021 State Group Championships Varsity Holmdel Park
Holmdel, NJ
Saturday, November 20, 2021 State Meet of Champs Qualifiers Holmdel Park
Only Holmdel, NJ
Name Year
Matt Marques Sr
Nick Pesanello Sr
Alex Shaia Sr
Miles Suitt Sr
Ronan Flynn Jr
Matt Geraghty Jr
Joseph Griffith Jr
James Hughes Jr
Collin Krause Jr
Jacob Rodman Jr
Tommy Rogers Jr
Jack Vanderhorst Jr
John Gallagher So
Elias Garcia So
Will Micholas So
Andrew Byrnes Fr
Daniel Calianese Fr
Alejandro Castro Fr
Avery Drapkin Fr
Cameron Jaffe Fr
Rhyse Ruffy Fr
Will Ryan Fr
William Saracino Fr

Bill Magee Financial Assistance Fund

Congratulations to Nicholas Shortridge, the Class of 2025 winner of the Bill Magee Memorial Financial Assistance Fund Award. We look forward to your accomplishments on the track and in the classroom. 

The Fund was established by patrons of Bergen Catholic to provide financial aid to incoming Freshmen scholar-athletes who have an unmet demonstrated financial need. Qualified recipients must compete in Cross Country and/or Track and Field for two seasons per year and maintain a minimum GPA.

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Colleges Bergen Catholic Alumni have competed in Cross Country

  • Amherst College
  • Columbia University
  • Boston College
  • Bryant University
  • Fairfield University
  • Holy Cross
  • Fordham University
  • Franklin & Marshall
  • Lafayette College
  • Manhattan College
  • Marist Monroe University
  • Stevens Institute
  • TCNJ
  • University of Maine
  • Wesleyan College
  • Yale University

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