Lindsay Holmes enters her fifth season as an assistant coach for the men’s and women’s cross country teams at Wesleyan in 2017. She earned a master's in physical therapy from Quinnipiac in 2004, her doctoral degree of physical therapy from Temple University, and is in the dissertation phase of her doctoral degree of education.
She was an All-New England, All-State, and All-Conference cross country and track athlete in high school. At Quinnipiac, she was a two-time All-Northeast Conference (NEC) cross country athlete. Since college, her running has focused on longer distance events, particularly the marathon, having completed 13 thus far, and she recently completed her first ironman triathlon.
She was the head coach of the girls’ outdoor track & field team at Daniel Hand High School in Madison, Conn., from 2006-2009, and also assisted on the girls’ cross country and indoor track teams during those years. She remains very active in the running community with her involvement in timing and organizing road races, triathlons, cross-country races and track events throughout the state.
She also assists with the distance runners during the indoor and outdoor track seasons at Wesleyan.