Head Coach: Dan McDonough
Dan McDonough has been coaching at Portsmouth Abbey since 1984 (with three years away from 1987-1990) and has been the Head Coach of our varsity cross country and track and field teams since 2003 and 1991, respectively. Coach McDonough was a cross country and track and field captain in high school and continued his competitive career at MIT where he ran for the cross country, indoor track, and outdoor track teams. During his tenure as head coach, girls’ track and field has won three New England championships (’99, ’00, ’04) and the boys’ track and field team won the New England championship in 2002. In addition, the boys’ and girls’ track and field teams have each captured 9 league titles and the boys’ cross country team has won two EIL championships. Coach McDonough has been named EIL Coach of the Year three times: in 2007 for girls’ cross country, and in 2009 and 2016 for boys’ cross country. Coach McDonough is the Headmaster of Portsmouth Abbey School and resides in St. Brigid’s House with his family.
Assistant Coaches: Michael St. Thomas, Amelia Tracy '10, Allie Micheletti '05, Nick Micheletti '04, Lizzie Benestad