Meet the Coach
MAHS head track & field coach is Colin Norgaard. Coach C is a USATF Level 2 Certified Coach with more than 15 years of experience coaching athletes of all ages and abilities, from beginner to national caliber. Coach C has produced many New England, northeast regional and national champions at both the youth and open levels.
In addition to being MAHS coach, Coach C has been a high school cross country & track coach since 2000. He began his coaching career in the small town of Gorham, New Hampshire in which he coached only 5 boys for cross country and lead them to a 2nd place finish at states and in the top 10 for nationals. He went on to being the assistant head coach at Acton-Boxborough Middle School for track and field and helped lead the team to numerous division championships. These are just some of Coach C’s accomplishments as he has coached numerous New England teams and he continues to be a coach and advocate on the board for the Waltham Track Club for cross country, indoor track, & outdoor track. Within Coach C’s coaching career he has earned the ranking of Huskies Coach of the Year, has won several state and conference titles, produced more than a dozen individual state champions, and has had a couple number one nationally ranked teams. Coach C also serves as an official and athletic trainer for the Reebok and Grand Pre events in New England for the Olympic athletes.
When Coach C is not coaching he spends most of his time with his loving wife and three children. Training is also a top priority for him being the CEO of his company Team Primal & Primal Extreme. His professionally sponsored team competes all over the world in mountain, trail, obstacle, and adventure racing. Coach C is also a certified physical education teacher and is working on his doctoral degree in Educational Leadership-with a concentration in two areas: one being redesigning the state curriculum for physical education and the second on biomechanics in athletes’ for more efficient movement.
Position: Head Outdoor Track & Field Coach