Aug. 7, 2006
BALTIMORE, Md. - Brett Harvey has been named as the new head women's track and field coach at Loyola College, it has been announced by Director of Athletics Joe Boylan.
In addition to guiding the women's track and field program, Harvey will also serve as an assistant coach for the men's and women's cross country squads at Evergreen. "I'm really excited about the opportunity," Harvey said. "I feel like Loyola is a great program and that it is heading in the right direction. I look forward to continuing that excellence."
Harvey served as an assistant coach at American University for the last two years and guided the Eagles to unprecedented success. He helped to coach 21 NCAA qualifiers in cross country and track and field and three All-America selections, including Keira Karlstrom, who finished in sixth place at last year's NCAA Cross Country Championships. The teams combined to break 23 school records and win 56 Patriot League titles during Harvey's tenure.
A 2004 graduate of Lafayette College, Harvey was a four-year letterwinner in cross country and track and field for the Leopards and was a two-time IC4A qualifier in the 4x800 relay.
A native of Timonium, Maryland, Harvey is a USATF Level I Certified Coach and has been certified as a personal trainer by the National Federation of Professional Trainers.
The Greyhounds begin the 2006 cross country season on September 1 when Loyola competes at Mount St. Mary's College.