TIMONIUM 5k/10K coach
Coach Chad Boyle joins the Charm City Run coaching team after completion of a 23-year career at Dulaney High School in Timonium. At Dulaney, Coach Boyle was a 5-time Baltimore Sun Coach of the Year, and a finalist for the USATFCC National Coach of the Year in 2015. In his tenure at Dulaney, teams amassed numerous accolades including three Maryland State Championships in cross country, along with 17 2nd place team finishes over a 23-year period. Boyle mentored numerous athletes to elite performances, including Maryland State record holders, 42 individual State Champions and countless athletes who graduated to compete at the collegiate level. Most importantly, under his guidance, Boyle helped foster an inclusive community that saw upwards of 100 athletes of all levels and abilities involved in the cross country and track and field programs each year. His greatest joy each year was watching athletes of all levels achieve personal bests at the championship races each October.
Boyle is a 1997 graduate of UMBC where he was a three-year letter winner in cross country, indoor track and field and outdoor track and field, where he was team captain in 1996 and 1997. More recently as a master’s runner, he achieved performances of 17:26 (5K), 1:16:24 in the half-marathon (Philadelphia 2018), 2:50:36 in the marathon (Philadelphia 2017) and 2:51:02 in the difficult conditions in Boston in 2018.
Today, Coach Boyle teaches American Government, Economics and History through Sports at Dulaney. He can often be found training in the neighborhoods surrounding Dulaney each morning.