St. Edwards University Coaching Staff Talks COVID Recruiting

Will Grundy talked with St. Edwards University coaches Ryan Ponsonby and Sharlie Brooks. The coaches discuss their program's recent cross country season where they had their highest finish at the Lone Star Conference meet and the Division II National Invitational.

They also cover a variety of topics from the vision of the program, the types of recruits they look for along with the qualities and performances that attract them to a potential recruit.

Get to know the staff and their resume, training philosophy, and recruiting in the COVID world.

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Ryan PonsonbyHead Cross Country
Sharlie BrooksAssistant Cross Country Coachsbrooks1@stedwards.edu334-372-1820

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 3:05 - St. Edward's 2020 XC Lone Star Conference performance

11:10 - Coach Brooks' athletic and coaching background

13:20 - Coach Ponsonby's athletic and coaching background

17:00 - Recruiting vision for St. Edward's track and field/cross country program 

20:53 - Academic requirements to qualify for St. Edwards

28:19 - Benefits of running at St. Edward's and in Austin, Texas

32:35 - Workout/practice philosophy

36:00 - Recruiting during COVID