Georgetown Prep Track & Field
The Track & Field program has event specialists working with athletes in sprints, jumps, distance, hurdles, and throws. Prep has both winter and spring seasons with Private School County Championships for indoor and Conference Championships for outdoor seasons. Student-athletes learn multiple events and attempt to score at meets.
Prep Track is competitive. In 2023, the team won the Private School Championships for the fifth time in six years. Prep’s All-American (New Balance Nationals) broke the school record in the outdoor long jump. 2022's State champ in the discus is returning in an effort to break the school record. And Prep has had multiple All-Met and Honorable Mentions from The Washington Post, as well as an All-Decade (MoCo Running) athlete.
Georgetown Prep holds two invitationals each year. The first is the Woodward Cross-country Relays which coach Dunston started 50 years ago at now closed Woodward High School. The second one is the Georgetown Prep Classic started 49 years ago. There is a great tradition of running at Prep. Prep competes in the IAC with five other teams.
The Track & Field team is coached by Daniel Rose, in his 13th year at GP. Coach Rose is a USATF (USA Track & Field) Level 1. The Level 1 course is the cornerstone of the USATF Coaching Education Program. It establishes a common ground amongst coaches by developing a language specific to the track and field coaching community.
Coach Rose is supported by Dr. Andy Reinsch, Kate Makuc, Greg Dunston, Tyrell Taitt, and former GP athlete-returned-coach, Patrick Mullery. Mullery ‘16, who ran for Coach Rose and was a part of one of Prep’s fastest 4x800m relays.
Track & Field Team 2023
Recent Track & Field athletes in college
Odera Nweke '21 running at Yale