Robert Farrell

Position:
Assistant Coach

Experience:
Second Season

Alma Mater:
Rutgers '01

Robert Farrell

Contact Coach Farrell:
- Email: farrellr@lafayette.edu
- Office: (610) 330-5795

Robert Farrell begins his third season coaching the sprints, hurdles and jumps at Lafayette. During his first two years on College Hill, Farrell guided student-athletes to 12 Patriot League Championships, including the fastest men's 100m and 4x100m performances in Patriot League history. His student-athletes have placed in the top-six at the Patriot League Championships 52 times. He also mentored 71 performances that ranked among Lafayette's all-time top 10, with 8 school records being broken. In 2012, he coached the Patriot League Indoor and Outdoor Female Field Athlete of the Meet as well as the Outdoor Male Track Athlete of the Meet.

Farrell came to Easton after spending a year at Central Connecticut State, where he acted as the assistant women's track and field coach. While at Central, he coached eight first-time indoor/outdoor New England Championship qualifiers and six individuals to break records in sprints, hurdles, jumps and throws.

Prior to his arrival in New Britain, Farrell worked at Wagner College as an assistant coach for the men's and women's track and field teams. While in Staten Island, N.Y., Farrell tutored the Northeast Conference Long Jump Champion, the Most Outstanding Field Performer and the Most Valuable Performer. His athletes broke 12 school records during his tenure.

Before he made the jump to college, Farrell coached 7 seasons at Toms River North High School. While at North, he coached 32 Ocean County Champions, 20 Shore Conference Champions, 44 State Qualifiers and five All-Americans. Twenty-eight school records were broken during Farrell's leadership.

Farrell graduated from Rutgers University in 2001 with a degree in English. He holds a USATF Level II certification in Jumps as well as a Specialist Certification at the USA Track and Field Academy for Sprints, Hurdles and Relays. He completed his Masters in Sports Administration from Fairleigh Dickinson University.

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