Kate Curran, a former Penn State cross country and track and field captain, joined the St. Lawrence University staff as head women's track and field coach and assistant cross country coach in the fall of 2008 and earned Liberty League Indoor Coach of the Year honors in her first season as a collegiate head coach. Her first Saint teams helped the St. Lawrence cross country and track and field programs finish tenth nationally among women's teams in the rankings for the Deb Vercauteren Program of the Year Award as selected by the US Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. Curran came to St. Lawrence from Susquehanna University where she served as an assistant cross country and track and field coach.
A 2005 graduate of the Pennsylvania State University, Curran earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology with a certification in K-12 Health and Physical Education. She is currently pursuing her Master of Education in Educational Leadership from St. Lawrence which will be completed in 2010.
“The Sport Studies and Exercise Science minor at St. Lawrence University provides a wonderful opportunity for students to delve into the scientific aspects of exercise and sport. The classroom and laboratory activities help students develop a fundamental understanding of how the human body functions and responds to exercise. This minor is a great option for students with interests ranging from a career in athletics to an interest in fitness for life.”