Staff

 

 
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Rollie Geiger- Camp Director

Rollie Geiger (28-time ACC Coach of the Year) is in his 36th year as Head Cross Country Coach at NC State University. In those 38 years the Wolfpack Cross Country teams have won 2 National, 34 ACC, and numerous other Cross Country Championships. Wolfpack Cross Country athletes have won 5 collegiate national individual championships, 67 All-American honors, 23 ACC titles, and 182 All-Conference citations. Coach Geiger, 28-time ACC Coach of the Year, served as the 1988 USA National Coach in the World Cross Country Championships held in Auckland, New Zealand.

Recently, the 2016 men’s team finished 3rd at the ACC Championships, won the Southeast Regional, and qualified for the NCAA Championships. The 2016 women's team won the 2016 ACC & Southeast Regional Championships.

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Laurie Henes

Laurie Henes is in her 10th year as Head Women's Cross Country Coach at NC State, but has been involved in the NC State program since her time as an athlete ended in 1992. A NCAA  national champion in track and field and an All-American in cross country at NC State, Henes has continued to maintain the tradition of excellence established by the program over the previous three decades. 

The 2015 women's squad finished 2nd in the ACC and 5th at the NCAA Championships. The 5th place finished marked the first top 10 finish for the women's program in over a decade. 

In 2014, the squad set the record for most appearances at the NCAA Championships, making its 28th team appearance. The team finished the season 16th as Joanna Thompson earned her second All-America honor in cross country.

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Chris Seaton

Chris Seaton serves as assistant coach and recruiting coordinator for the Wolfpack's men's and women's track and field and cross country programs. Seaton works with the middle distance and distance student-athletes in conjunction with head coach Rollie Geiger and women's head coach Laurie Henes.

Since joining the staff in fall of 2003, Seaton has helped lead the men's cross country program to five ACC Cross Country titles, six NCAA Southeast Regional crowns, and 11 berths to the NCAA Championships, of which the team has had two top-10 finishes and finished in the top-25 five other times. 

Seaton was a 2001 Cross Country All-American for NC State after transferring from Virginia Tech. He continued to run post-collegiately, qualifying for the 2008 Olympic Marathon Trials.

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Matt Schick

Matt Schick enters his second year as a graduate assistant for the cross country and track and field programs at NC State. He competed with the NC State cross country and track and field programs from 2010-2014. During his time as a student-athlete, he made appearances at the 2013 NCAA Southeast Regional for cross country and competed at the 2013 ACC Indoor Track and Field Championships.

Schick graduated in December of 2014 with a degree in criminology.