Frank Gagliano

Hometown: Rye, New York

Start of Coaching Career: 1961

Greatest Accomplishments as a Coach: To date, have coached 15 Olympians

Greatest Accomplishments as an Athlete:

1955 all met QB in football

1955 to 1960 played Football at University of Richmond

1960 signed with Hamilton Tiger Cats in Canadian Football

What Makes NJNYTC Special: NJNYTC is special because we started in 2010 with 3 athletes and now we have some of the best athletes in the USA. The New Jersey New York Track Club is more than just a training group; we are a family.  

Coaching Philosophy: My philosophy is communication between a coach and an athlete is very important. Hard work with the strength and speed = Success. I love to compete and I want the athletes to love to compete and have fun.

Favorite Shoe: HOKA ONE ONE® Bondi

Most Important Thing for Athletes: Athletes should work hard and want to compete and be the best he or she can be.

NJNYTC 2017 Goals: 2017 goals would be to qualify athletes for USA outdoor championships! Make the finals of their events at USA's. Make the USA team for Outdoor World Championships. Make the finals of World Championships in their event and medal in their event.  

Favorite Place to Watch a Track Meet: Eugene, Oregon

Favorite Event to Coach: 800m to 5000m