Stanford athletes capture three firsts on Day One of Armory Invite
Chris Miltenberg is in his first season as Stanford's Franklin P. Johnson Director of Track & Field and head cross-country coach.
Miltenberg came from Georgetown where he was the associate head coach for track and field and the head women's cross-country coach. He led the Hoyas to the 2011 NCAA title in women's cross country and was named the USTFCCCA National Women's Cross Country Coach of the Year.
Miltenberg comes with outstanding credentials from his five seasons at Georgetown. He coached 36 All-Americans in track and field, including Emily Infeld, an NCAA champion at 3,000. Miltenberg also led the Georgetown women to the 2012 Big East indoor track title.
Under the guidance of Miltenberg, Georgetown has finished in the top 10 of the USTFCCA Terry Crawford Program of the Year each of the last two seasons. He is a three-time Mid-Atlantic Assistant Coach of the Year for women's track and field and had six of his athletes compete at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials.
Prior to Georgetown, Miltenberg was the associate head coach for men's and women's trackand field, and cross country, at Columbia. He spent one season in that role and was an assistant coach at Columbia for two seasons before that. He led the Lions to13th-place finishes at the 2004 and 2005 NCAA Cross Country Championships. Miltenberg also led Columbia to a pair of Ivy League titles during those same seasons.
Miltenberg is a 2003 graduate of Georgetown where he was a two-time All-American and placed fourth at the 2001 NCAA Indoor Championships in the 3,000. He went on to run professionally for a year with Adidas while training for the 2004 U.S. Olympic Trials.
Miltenberg earned a master's in applied physiology in 2005 from Columbia. He is married to a former Georgetown All-America runner, the former Colleen Kelly. The couple has two children, daughter Maggie and son, Kevin.