Derek Shockro MCAA
Derek currently serves as Director and Head Coach for the Sussex Central High School Boys and Girls Track & Field teams - 2019 Boys Track & Field Henlopen Athletic Conference Coach of the Year and 2019 Boys Track & Field DE Coach of the Year , Assistant Coach for the Seashore Striders Youth Cross Country Team, and Staff Coach for Nike - Green Mountain Running Camp. He grew up in North Wilmington, DE graduating from Mount Pleasant High School. He received his Bachelors degree from University of DE and Masters degree in Coaching & Athletic Administration from University of Concordia-Irvine. Derek is a Level 1 certified coach with USA Track & Field and the Road Runners Club of America. Derek holds membership with the National Strength and Conditioning Association, USA Track and Field, Road Runners Club of America, National Interscholastic Athletic Directors Association and U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. Derek has won 11 U.S.L.A. 4x100 National Championships during a 16 year competitive lifesaving career. He was coached by Harrison Bernstein to a silver medal in the 4x100 at the 2004 World Lifesaving Championships in Italy. Derek also won silver in the 4x100 at the 1990 WLS Championships in Germany. Derek has coached 64 Cross Country All-Americans, including 1 National Champion, from the Seashore Striders Youth Cross Country Program from 2012-2018.
Derek resides in Lewes, DE.
Running camp staff
Austen Cave - High Point U.
The Delmar H.S. cross country runner and former Go Fast camper received DIAA All-State Honors following his breakout junior year running campaign. He is considered one of the best high school cross country athletes to have come from Sussex County, DE. Austen has claimed championships at the 2018 Charlie Bell Hornet Invitational, 2017 & 2018 Tidewater High School Fall Classic, the 2018 Salesianum Invitational where he ran the fastest recorded time on the Brandywine Creek State Park XC Course,16:40.03, by a high school senior. Austen's 5K Cross Country PR is 15:29.79 set October 19, 2018 at the Joe O'Neill XC Invitational. Austen will be pursuing his collegiate academic and athletic goals at High Point University in North Carolina.
Quinn Serfass - Temple U.
Earned eight varsity letters in his time at Loyalsock and ran in the state championship meet all four years of high school, qualifying in the 1600, 3200, and 4x800 his senior year • Won the district track and field meet in the 3200 his senior year, and won the cross country district meet his junior year • A district runner up his sophomore and senior years.
Freshman season ran XC 8k PR 26:02 and Indoor 3K PR 8:46.33.
David Wootten - Mansfield U.
Four year varsity cross country and track & field athlete at Sussex Central High School • part of the 2021 Outdoor TF HAC Divisional Championship team • member of 2nd team All-State in XC for the 2020 season • multiple all-conference &all-county teams • holds the school record in the 800m, 1600, & 4x800m
Entering MU Fal 2021
Molly Cole - IHM TF & XC
IHM TF Head/Asst. Coach (2017-2020), IHM Assistant XC Coach (2015-present), 2018 Forward Elementary Girls On The Run Head Coach Molly has completed seven Delaware Half Marathons and twelve 10 mile races. Molly has a passion for coaching runners of all ability levels and helping them reach their highest potential in the sport.
Roxanne Ramirez - U. of DE
Four-year varsity member of indoor and Spring track & field teams at Sussex Technical High School from 2012-2016 • named team captain of the cross country team for the 2015 season • captained the indoor track team as well as the Spring track team in the 2015-2016 seson and the 2016 season respectively • 1st team All-Conference in the 1600m run for indoor track from 2012-2014 • 2nd team All-Conference in the 1600m run for Spring track in 2013 and 2014 seasons • 3rd team All-State for cross country in 2014 • 2nd team All-State for cross country in 2015 • two time Henlopen Conference champion for both indoor and Spring track • 2nd team All-Conference for Spring track in the 2016 season • county champion for cross country in the 2015 and 2016 seasons • current women's cross country record holder at Sussex Technical High School • National Honor Society member • Spanish Honor Society member from 2014-2015.
Member of the University of Delaware XC, Indoor T&F and Outdoor T&F • Conference scorer 2017 XC season • Conference scorer 2018 Outdoor Track 3000m Steeplechase • 2018 ran 5K PR 17:43 • 2018 CAA All-Conference at the CAA Cross Country Conference Championships
Albert Norman - Delaware State U
Four-year varsity member of Cross Country and Spring track & field teams at Sussex Central High School from 2015-2018 • named team captain of the cross country team for the 2017 season • captained the Spring track team in the 2018
• 3rd team All-State in cross country in 2017 • three time All-Conference in cross country in 2015-2017 seasons • four time All-County for cross country in 2014-2017 seasons • 3200 m state championship qualifier in 2017 • men's cross country and 3200 m record holder at Sussex Central High School