About Me

Graduated from Miami Sunset Senior (Class of 97')Attended F.I.U. where I received my Bachelor Degree in Special Education (Class of 2002)Ran Cross Country and Track for the Golden Panthers under Coach Salvat.Made Academic All-American during the 2001 Cross Country Season.Made All-Conference in the 10K during the 2002 Track Season.Worked at Miami Sunset Senior (Coached for 9 years) 2005 - 2015Currently working at G. Holmes Braddock (Cross Country/Track Coach) 2015-PresentMarried to high school sweet heart Mary Formosa.We now have two boy's named Nicolas (11years) and Andrew(9years).A special thanks to the following people for shaping me into who I am today:My Parents for always believing in meMy Wife for being by my side through thick and thin for the last 22 yearsMy Sister for being an amazing role modelCoach Salvat for always pushing me to another level (even though sometimes I think you were crazy)Coach Z. for being an amazing motivator during my high school career

Discussion Posts

Topic/Message
2 months ago Tallahassee Area
Its Running Camp Season, and this year we are taking 39 lucky runners from S. Florida to the Tall...
3 months ago District and Region qualifying info XC
From what I gathered from Alex O. Just like Coach Suarez said, Top 8 teams advance to State. T...
3 months ago Coaches Challenge for Brandon
Thank you Brandon for coming out to the FACA Clinic even through this extremely tough time. Y...
3 months ago FACA X-Country Clinic
Bonnie, Can you please post the Final Schedule for the Clinic? Need to see a few things to org...
3 months ago FHSAA RECLASSIFICATIONS ARE KINDA UP
I strongly believe that 32 teams is way too much. I also think 16 teams might be too small of a n...
3 months ago FHSAA RECLASSIFICATIONS ARE KINDA UP
Do you think the FHSAA will go back to qualifying only the Top 6 teams from Region to State?? I t...
4 months ago FACA X-Country Clinic
Any updates on the June Clinic coming up? Would love to know who is presenting, the main speak...
5 months ago Class 4A Region 4 (Info)
[b]A HUGE THANK YOU [/b] I truly want to thank everyone involved in hosting one of the best Regi...
5 months ago Class 4A Region 4 (Info)
[b]Its Show Time!![/b] Please be watch the weather. There is a small change (30%) of rain duri...
5 months ago Class 4A Region 4 (Info)
[b]MORE UPDATES!! [/b] We have two teams with Multiple athletes registered in FIVE events. Th...
5 months ago Class 4A Region 4 (Info)
[b]Some Updates[/b].. Tickets will be sold at the gate ($7).. The way the heats will be set...
5 months ago Class 4A Region 4 (Info)
@CoachBarr You will be able to purchase tickets online or at the gate. I don't think the online i...
5 months ago Class 4A Region 4 (Info)
@timkaneahs Coach, that schedule is just the "General FHSAA" schedule that they are recommending...
5 months ago Class 4A Region 4 (Info)
Coaches, All info has been posted on the FHSAA website as well as on FlRunners. Please read al...
6 months ago Individual entry?
HEAT Sheets will be posted when?? Doug, hoping you have one bad ass race announcer for this me...
7 months ago Individual entry?
Doug, Fan allowed. If yes, what is ticket price to the "Big Show"??
7 months ago Regional Meet (May 1st) Info!!
Questions about the Regional Meet: 1) [b]Will there be a set schedule to follow for Regionals ...
9 months ago Competitive Distance Meets in March & April..
@raycer131. You had me at Hello, but the magic question is... Will this HUGE meet me an FHSAA ...
9 months ago FACA Track / Cross Country Clinic 2021 - Update
@CoachGetty Rooms are Officially Sold Out.. Will they open up any more rooms?? I completely un...
9 months ago Competitive Distance Meets in March & April..
Great point by HalfMile, but I am not worried about the Minimal Meet requirement. There is 1,000 ...
9 months ago Competitive Distance Meets in March & April..
[b]Coaches Hosting Competitive BIG Meets[/b] With most College Meets in the State not allowing...
11 months ago State Championships Schedule
[b]Coming from the hottest place in the world (Miami)[/b] I am shocked that Alex would be putt...
1 year ago FSU Invitational/Pre-State Race/Box Assignments & Revised Schedule
Thank you for the Update.. Will the teams still be limited to 7 passes (per team) for Coaches ...
1 year ago FHSAA schools opting out
[b]Miami-Dade County (GMAC) Schools[/b] From the little I know in Dade-County there is [b]ONLY...
1 year ago Thank You
Coach, I want to compliment you & your staff for pulling off a 1st class meet. You made ALL th...
1 year ago Competing as a "Club"..!
[b]CLUB MEETS DURING OCTOBER[/b] Coaches, if you don't mind posting your race link if you are ...
1 year ago Competing as a "Club"..!
@CoachKCurran do you have any updated info regarding [b]Katie Caples Invite[/b] when it comes to ...
1 year ago Competing as a "Club"..!
Completely agree with Paul. Hoping to see some of the BIG Invitations have a "Club Section" for t...
1 year ago Preseason meets at Satellite
Coach, You got the two preseason races posted, but by any chance will you be hosting anything ...
1 year ago Competing as a "Club"..!
@columbiatrack. Your absolutely right. Just got the same answer from Alex (FHSAA).. Never been...
1 year ago Competing as a "Club"..!
Dusty might just save our entire Season if it comes down to "Club Racing".. Lol I do have one ...
1 year ago Competing as a "Club"..!
Doug, Kevin & Marc thank you for your responses. As much as we would like to represent our HS, ...
1 year ago Competing as a "Club"..!
@ERYRC1 Thank you Coach for the info. I agree Dusty runs a 1st class meet all the time. We ran...
1 year ago Competing as a "Club"..!
Since the situation in Dade & Broward County is very uncertain right now, and there is rumors...
1 year ago IVY league has suspended ALL fall sports
My few fears for S. Florida(Public Schools).. Will we have a season? I think Yes! Will we b...
1 year ago Clarification on Phase 1?
[b]Not much EQUALITY[/b] Im trying to understand how this all makes sense: 1) Some school in ...
1 year ago FHSAA XC state series sites
From the little I know, I believe the FHSAA (Alex) will be updating their website with Host Team ...
1 year ago Planning for Summer Training.!!
@11714549 Sorry meant to say UNOFFICIALLY.. For our team we have put the season behind us, and...
1 year ago Planning for Summer Training.!!
Adding to my list of questions (like always).. [b]Now that we can officially focus on what we ...
2 years ago Planning for Summer Training.!!
@coachbutler Thanks Doug. I have a feeling you know just a little about this sport by now. Lol.. ...
2 years ago Planning for Summer Training.!!
How are teams, coaches and parents preparing to enter Summer conditioning in June? Option 1: ...
2 years ago Tallahassee Team Time-Trial (at ARP)
Hey Coach, sorry to heard that we are going to miss you by just a few days. Maybe next year! C...
2 years ago Tallahassee Team Time-Trial (at ARP)
Our South Florida Running Camp will be concluding their 7-day stay in the Tally area with a Team ...
2 years ago 4A Region 4 and 1A Region 4 (Q &A)
[b]Thank You to Region 4 (1A & 4A)[/b] On behalf of the athletic department at [b]G. Holmes Br...
2 years ago 4A Region 4 and 1A Region 4 (Q &A)
Great question coach, I know Flrunners has Live Stream results, but not sure the exact delay t...
2 years ago 4A Region 4 and 1A Region 4 (Q &A)
[b]ATTENTION COACHES & ATHLETES[/b] [b]ONE SCHEDULE CHANGE WAS DONE TO THE REGION[/b] We orig...
2 years ago 4A Region 4 and 1A Region 4 (Q &A)
Good Morning Coaches, Parents & Athletes As you may or may not know, the 4A and 1A Region 4 me...
3 years ago Pepsi Florida Relays - DEADLINE: Monday, March 18th at 6:00pm!
Can someone from the U.F staff provide some idea of when the Heat sheets will be posted (and wher...
3 years ago FSU Relays
Chris, Any idea when the Heat Sheets will be posted?? Thanks
3 years ago From the FHSAA AD ADvisory Committee Meeting re: Cross Country
I LOVE the idea of 15 podium finishers at State's. That should have been changed decades ago. Way...