Bios

Patrick Lynskey, Coach

Patrick Lynskey is an avid, “competitive” age group runner and veteran of 2 ultra-marathons including The Comrades Marathon in South Africa, nine Marathons including the Boston Marathon, several half marathons and more 5k, 10k and 15ks than he can count. Patrick has been an assistant Cross Country coach at the college level and is an NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine) certified personal trainer.

Patrick believes in functional training, with an emphasis on core strength and flexibility as a basis for good running form and injury prevention. Getting to the start line in good shape and healthy is the first step in getting to the finish line.


Christine Cooley, MS FNP-C

Chris Cooley is a certified family and gastroenterology nurse practitioner with over 15 years committed to health and wellness promotion providing medical management for patients experiencing acute and chronic illnesses. Treatment has included a range of topics from weight management, nutrition, IBS, colitis, Crohn’s disease, celiac sprue, heartburn, ulcers as well as primary care. She integrates traditional medicine with alternative treatments with great appreciation for herbal therapies as well as a simplified diet to achieve balance of mind, body and spirit. She is a professional speaker promoting preventative therapies as well as use of safe products.

Chris has been a recreational runner since high school cross country/indoor & outdoor track at Catholic Central HS. She is excited to be available to the training team Saturday morning before and after the run to answer any health related questions.