Cross Country

Cross Country

Our Graduates Compete at

Head Coach

Joshua Powers

Cross Country coaches

  • Joshua Powers, Head Coach
  • Nick Martinez, Assistant Coach
  • Travis Spicer, Assistant Coach


Team Big North United League Champs
2018, 2019, 2020

North Jersey Finale Qualifier

HM James Hughes, Tom Rogers and Alexander Shaia

1st Team
Alexander Shaia
2nd Team Matthew Marques,  Joseph Griffith, Elias Garcia, Nick Pesanello James Hughes 
HM Miles Suitt


Our objective is to unlock each athletes running potential by instilling Dedication, Determination, and Discipline. 

With these three attributes in place, running goals and dreams will be achieved. “We all have dreams. In order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of dedication, determination, self-discipline and effort” – Jesse Owens

Bergen Catholic 2022 Cross Country Schedule
Day/Date Time      Opponent/Event State Venue BC Finish
Tue, Aug 30 3:00 PM      Pre-Season Invitational NJ West Milford HS
Sat, Sep 10 TBD      Season Opener NJ Darlington Park V-2nd, F-3rd
Tue, Sept 13  4:30 PM      BNC Batch Meet NJ Darlington Park
Sat, Sep 17 TBD      Back to the Mountain NJ Garret Mountain
Thu, Sep 24 TBD      Xavier Invitational NY Ocean Breeze, Staten Isl.
Thu, Sep 29 4:30 PM      BNC Divisional Championship NJ Darlington Park
Sat, Oct 1 TBD      New Balance Shore Coaches Invit. NJ Holmdell County Park
Sat, Oct 8 TBD      Manhattan Invitational NY
Sat, Oct 15 TBD      Bergen County Group Champ NJ Darlington Park
Sat, Oct 22 11:40 AM      Lou Molino Invitational NJ Darlington Park
Sat, Noc 5 TBD      State Groups NJ Holmdell County Park
Sun, Nov 6 TBD      TCS NYC Marathon NY NYC
Sat, Nov 12 TBD      State MOC NJ Holmdell County Park
Bergen Catholic 2022 Cross Country Roster
Ronan Flynn

Elias Garcia
Matthew Geraghty
Daiju Matsiu
Joseph Griffith
Brendan O’Rourke
James Hughes
Matthew Zampino
John Nalbandian

Jacob Rodman
Jackson Vonderhorst
Joseph Canavan
Andrew Castillo
Shayne Anthony-Walters
Michael Cooper
Andrew Byrnes
Sean Keating
Daniel Calianese
Lucas Machado
Christian Choi
Liam McDevitt
Noah Esposito
Luke Schoeler
Aiden Pacheco
Joseph Stancato
Markus White
Max Yoo


Best Efforts In BC Cross Country History


Darlington 3.1 Mi

Caleb Shaia ’17 – 15:51 in 2016

Garret Mtn  3.1 Mi

Harry Carle ’85 15:54 in 1984

Greystone 3.1 Mi

Braedon Fiume ’19 16:06 in 20017

Holmdel Park 3.1 Mi

John Gaudio ’83   16:24 in 1982

Van Cortlandt 2.5 Mi

Mike Scarbrough ’72 12:46 in 1971

Van Saun 2.5 Mi

Frank Courtney ’72 12:39 in 1971

Van Saun 3.1 Mi

JR Meloro ’91  15:31 in 1990

Warinaco Park 3.2 Mi

Joe McVeigh ’81  16:27 in 1980


Darlington 3.1 Mi

V:  Tom Rogers ’23,  Fr: Markus White ’26

Garret Mtn 3.1 Mi

V:  Tom Rogers ’23,  Fr: Markus White ’26

Homdel Park 3.1 Mi

V:  Tom Rogers ’23,  Fr: Markus White ’26

Van Corlandt 2.5 Mi

V:  Tom Rogers ’23,  Fr: Markus White ’26

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Colleges Bergen Catholic Alumni have competed in Cross Country

  • Amherst College
  • Columbia University
  • Boston College
  • Bryant University
  • Fairfield University
  • Holy Cross
  • Fordham University
  • Franklin & Marshall
  • Lafayette College
  • Manhattan College
  • Marist Monroe University
  • Stevens Institute
  • TCNJ
  • University of Maine
  • Wesleyan College
  • Yale University


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