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Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Justin Metzger brings more than two decades of running experience and eight years of coaching to his new role. He served as the head boy’s cross-country coach at Century High School in Sykesville from 2011 through 2016, when the team became a state finalist. Metzger believes that success lies in creating a team that has fun together while supporting each other throughout the entire year, not only during race season.
For the past four years, Metzger has coached at Blackbird CrossFit in Eldersburg, where in addition to teaching proper movement mechanics to numerous clients he developed and coached an endurance and recovery class. He has also coached more than three dozen athletes from ages 16-55 to meet their goal of successfully completing, or improving their performance in, a half-marathon. He takes a holistic approach, focusing on the athlete’s form, nutrition, sportsmanship, and performance.
Since 2010, Metzger has taught mathematics, including advanced placement statistics, at Century High School. Additionally, he is a curriculum writer for Carroll County Public Schools and has served on the Teacher Advisory Council.
Metzger earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Shippensburg University, where he competed in both cross-country and track and field. He resides in Sykesville with his supportive wife Sarah and dog Roscoe. Metzger is originally from Pittsburgh Pennsylvania (the City of Champions) and is a die-hard Penguins fan.
Email: email@example.com Amanda Milewski has served as the co-head coach for boys and girls indoor and outdoor track and field at Liberty High School since 2015, overseeing 175 athletes and six assistant coaches. She was directly responsible for creating and executing workout plans for distance athletes. In 2015, Milewski led the Girls Outdoor Varsity team to a county championship title and was named Girls Outdoor Track Co-Coach of the year by the Carroll County Times.
Milewski’s love of cross-country started in high school in Elkins, West Virginia, where she competed on the boys’ varsity team before a girls’ team was formed. She went on to become the first female athlete at Franklin & Marshall College to earn All-American honors in two different sports. She is a three-time All-American athlete in track and field, once in the 5,000 meters and twice in the 10,000-meters. Milewski was also an All-American cross-country athlete, helping to lead her college team to an NCAA Division III National Championship title.
Milewski is a freelance writer/editor and communications consultant. She is an NFHS-certified cross-country and track and field official and is a member of the Western Maryland Track Officials Association.
Milewski earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Franklin & Marshall College. She was twice inducted into the Franklin and Marshall Athletic Hall of Fame, first as an individual in 1996 and with the national championship team in 2001. She resides in Eldersburg with her husband Mark and three sons.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tom O'Brien served for four years as an assistant coach under head coach Graeme Millar at Stevenson University. He was responsible for defensive strategy, readiness and tactics, as well as goalkeeper development and training. O’Brien also played and coached at Towson University for Frank Olszewski’s Tigers.
During his playing career at Towson, he served as the team captain in both his junior and senior seasons. A two-time MVP, he was also an All-East Coast Conference selection and named to the Division I All-South Team. O'Brien was the winner of the Towson University “Unsung Hero" award for men’s sports. In 2000, he was inducted into the Towson University Athletic Hall of Fame.
O’Brien develops students off the field as well, serving as an adjunct faculty member at various local community colleges in business, communications and project management. He recently finished a distinguished career working for a multi-national information technology and services company.
In addition to his undergraduate degree in Psychology from Towson, he earned an MBA from the University of Baltimore, a master’s degree in Business and Technology Management from Stevenson University and completed leadership development programs at the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business. A native of Baltimore, he and his wife Donna reside in Eldersburg.
Bill Warburton has been a very successful soccer coach at both the club and high school level. He coached for Winters Mill High School as well as Gerstell Academy, where he led the Varsity Boys team to back-to-back MIAA "B" Conference finals in 2013 and 2014, winning the title in 2013.
Warburton has served as a board member and coach for several local clubs in Carroll and Frederick Counties. He is well known for his futsal training clinics and player development skills. He holds a USSF National Youth license and a class "D" coaching license.
Before joining the Information Systems Department at Carroll Community College in 2017, Warburton served as an Assistant Professor in the Computer Information Systems Program from 2000-2016.
Warburton earned a Bachelor of Science in Forestry from West Virginia University. In addition, he has a master’s degree in Business and Management Information Systems from the University of Baltimore. He resides in Westminster with his wife Maria. They have two grown sons, both of whom played collegiate soccer; one for St. Mary's College of Maryland (Division 3) and the other for Loyola University of Maryland (Division 1).
During her playing career as starting sweeper at East Stroudsburg University, Michelle served as team captain beginning her sophomore year. She was a three-time All Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference 1st and 2nd Team selection and a two-time NSCAA/Adidas All-Region Team select. After winning their second conference in four years over Lock Haven University, Michelle earned the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Championship MVP Outstanding Player award. As Client Support Services Coordinator for Advantage C, a service of Carroll Community College, Michelle provides marketing and logistical support, along with managing the delivery details for contract training. She earned her undergraduate degree in Hospitality Management from East Stroudsburg University and is currently enrolled as an MBA student at Mount St. Mary’s University.
A native of central Pennsylvania, Michelle and her family now reside in Maryland where she enjoys living well, eating well and staying fit and healthy.
Bill Kelvey has worked at Carroll Community College for the past 25 years as a professor of Geosciences. He was instrumental in bringing athletics to Carroll, collaborating with colleagues across the campus to start the program, and now serves as the College’s first Athletic Director.
Kelvey led the effort to hire the first coaches for the soccer and cross-country teams, applying his philosophy of hiring the best people, providing them with the tools and resources to be successful, and allowing them to coach as they see fit.
Kelvey is a graduate of Catonsville Community College, where he qualified for the NJCAA Nationals in wrestling. He earned a wrestling scholarship to Texas A&M and was a Texas collegiate champion in that sport. He received both his B.S. and M.S. degrees from Texas A&M.
A Maryland native, Kelvey has lived in Westminster for 25 years.
Katie Dillon (MEd, LAT, ATC) is a licensed and certified athletic trainer. She has worked as an associate athletic trainer at The Catholic University of America for several years and as the head athletic trainer at Damascus High School. She has experience not only in educating competitive athletes and injured patients, but also in educating, rehabilitating and training Army soldiers preparing for military service.
Dillon, in addition to her athletic training duties, teaches in the Health Sciences department at Carroll Community College.
Dillon earned her Master of Education degree in Exercise Science with a specialization in Athletic Training from Auburn University and her Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training from James Madison University.
Winter Futsal Pick-up Games
Open to high school and college female athletes
Registration Deadline is 12/10/18.