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Kim Snarr

Coach Kim is a RRCA certified running coach. She coached women’s 5K and 10K training programs and has been coaching Chatham recreation cross country and track and field for the past nine years. She loves the sport of running, especially trail running and half-marathons.

Wendy Kuppenheimer

Wendy is an USATF certified coach and this is her third season coaching in the Chatham Youth Track and Field program. . Wendy participated in Cross Country and Track and Field in high school and was on the Gettysburg College Track and Field team. Her favorite track events were the 100m hurdles, 400m, and the 4*400m relay. Wendy continues to run regularly and has competed in road races at a variety of distances.

Nora Torppey

Coach Nora grew up in Chatham and has been running since college.  This is Nora's second season as a Chatham Youth running coach. She is active in NYRR and races regularly in NYC and NJ.  Coach Nora loves distance running and completed her first full marathon in 2022.   Her favorite race distances are the 5K and half marathon

Sharon Piskadlo

Coach Sharon has been running since high school and was a hurdler and high jumper. She was the head coach of the Rutherford Girls Varsity Track and Cross Country teams for 5 years and was named Bergen County Coach of the Year. Many of Sharon’s athletes were league, county, and state champions. We welcome Sharon to her first season as a full time coach for Chatham Youth Running.

Our coaches have a passion for the sport and believe every young athlete has a place on the team to learn a life skill and how to work towards a goal. They teach our athletes the definition of perseverance and how to believe in themselves as they accomplish things they never thought they could do.

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