Men's XC and Track & Field Assistant Coaches

 

Luke Maher - XC, Middle and Long Distance Runners


Luke will be entering his fourth season as assistant for the Men’s XC and Track teams working with the Middle and Long Distance runners, as well as XC. Luke graduated from Tufts University with a double major in History and Africana Studies and while running at Tufts, Luke was integral member to the teams 2012-13 XC & Track NESCAC Championship victories as well as the team’s success at the National level. He was also a two-time member of the NESCAC All Sportsmanship Team. In addition to his running at the collegiate level, Luke has spent extensive time training and working with runners in Iten, Kenya. He is a USTFCCCA Level 1 Coach as well as Strength & Conditioning Certified

 


Selwyn Maxwell Jr - Sprints, Hurdles and Jumps

Selwyn comes to Amherst College after having recently graduated from the University of Connecticut with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication in 2016.  During his tenure as a scholarship athlete at UConn, Maxwell was a two-year captain of the Men’s Track and Field program. He was instrumental in leading the Huskies to the 2013 Indoor and Outdoor Big East Championships; as well as the 2015 Outdoor American Athletic Conference Championship. While at the University of Connecticut, he earned All-Big East Honors, All-American Athletic Conference Honors; was the 2013 Indoor New England Champion in the 60m Hurdles, and a 4x NCAA East Regional Qualifier in the 110Hurdles. In addition to his running at the collegiate level, he was involved in a variety of campus outreach projects including the Husky Reach, as well as working at the Student Recreation Center. Maxwell has earned his USATF level 1 certification and he will be working with the sprinters, jumpers and hurdlers in the program as he begins his career in coaching.