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Name  Mark Coogan
Role  Olympic athlete
Spouse  Gwynneth Coogan

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Education  Bishop Feehan High School, University of Maryland, College Park

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Mark Coogan (born May 1, 1966, Manhasset, New York, United States) is an American coach and retired American track athlete. He attended Bishop Feehan High School in Attleboro, Massachusetts, and the University of Maryland, College Park.

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Coogan was coached at the University of Maryland by Charles Florence Torpey, who headed the Men's and Women's running teams at La Salle University until his untimely death. While in college, Coogan specialized in the steeplechase. Coogan was the first Massachusetts native to run the mile in under four minutes. In March 1995, at the Pan-American Games (Mar del Plata, Argentina), Coogan earned the silver medal in the Marathon, in a time of 2:15:21. He ran the marathon at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, placing 41st with a time of 2:20:27, after placing second in the U.S. Olympic Trials Marathon with at time of 2:13:05 (his lifetime best). He also placed third in the U.S. 2000 Olympic Trials Marathon with a time of 2:17:04, but did not compete in the 2000 Sydney Olympics because he did not achieve the Olympic "A" standard qualifying time. He retired from competitive running in 2004.

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Coogan was married to Gwynneth Coogan, also an Olympic runner, who ran the 10,000 meters in Barcelona in 1992. He has three children, two daughters and a son. He has served as head coach of numerous cross country teams, including at Phillips Exeter Academy and Tufts University, and coached the distance runners at MIT for three years. Coogan served as the Dartmouth College women's cross country head coach after serving as an assistant for one season, and the assistant coach for the track programs as the primary coach of the distance runners.

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In 2014, he began working for New Balance in Boston, Massachusetts in sports marketing as well as coaching professional New Balance athletes such as Abbey D'Agostino whom he coached to 7 NCAA Championships at Dartmouth College.

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References

Mark Coogan Wikipedia


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