Tom Awad enters his second season as the assistant men’s and women’s cross country coach and assistant track and field coach in 2019-20.
Tom attended college at the University of Pennsylvania where he was a member of the cross country and track teams. At Penn., Tom was a two-time Division I All-American in cross country. He currently holds the Ivy League record in the indoor mile and also holds the second fastest time in Ivy League history in the 5,000-meter. Tom rounded out his collegiate career at the 2016 Olympic Trials competing in the 1,500-meter. Originally from East Norwich, New York, Tom attended Chaminade High School where he was state champion in the indoor mile in 2012.
Tom graduated from Penn. in 2016 with a BA in health and societies. He is currently working towards his master’s degree at Wesleyan.