Rollie Geiger (28-time ACC Coach of the Year) is in his 39th year as Head Cross Country Coach at NC State University. In those 39 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, 71 All-American honors, 25 ACC titles, and 201 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 2018 men’s team finished 3rd at the ACC Championships, won the Southeast Regional, and qualified for the NCAA Championships, where they finished T-10th in the country. The 2016, 2017, and 2018 women's teams won the ACC & Southeast Regional Championships and have finished in the top 15 at the NCAA Championships each of the respective years.
Laurie Henes is in her 11th 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 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.
Her 2015 team 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 2017, the women's team upheld its record for most appearances at the NCAA Championships, making its 33rd team appearance. The team finished 8th nationally with 2 All-Americans and won the ACC championship.
The 2018 team qualified for its 34th NCAA Championship by winning its third straight ACC Championship and third straight NCAA Regional Championship.
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. He is in his 16th season with the program.
Since joining the staff in fall of 2003, Seaton has helped lead the men's cross country program to five ACC Cross Country titles, nine NCAA Southeast Regional crowns, and 15 berths to the NCAA Championships, of which the team has had two top-10 finishes and finished in the top-25 eight 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.
Matt Schick enters his second year as the Assistant Director of Operations 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 at the 2013 ACC Cross Country Championships as well as the ACC Indoor and Outdoor Track and Field Championships that same year.
Schick graduated in December of 2014 with a degree in criminology.