Who We Are

RunningWorks Founder

Marcus O’Sullivan

Head men’s Track and Field Coach/Cross Country Coach at Villanova University.  He is three-time world indoor champion at 1500 meters and a former world record holder.  He is also a four time Olympian and has run over 100 sub 4 minute miles.  In Coach O’Sullivan’s first year as head coach, the women’s cross country team won both the 1998 Big East Championship and the 1998 NCAA Division I Cross Country Championships.  In 1998, Coach O’Sullivan received honors for the Big East Coaching Staff of the Year Award and was named United States Track Coaches Association National Coach of the Year by the U.S. Track Coaches Association.  Last Fall, he led the Men’s Cross-Country team to win the Big East Championship and also the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regionals.

  • 1500m: 3:33.61
  • Mile: 3:50:94

RunningWorks Directors

Timothy Callinan

  • Coach at Cinnaminson HS, NJ
  • Two decades on RunningWorks Staff
  • Top 25 finisher at National Road Championships for both 10 miles and 20k
  • 2x Conference Steeplechase Champion at Widener University
  • 3x NJ Group Champion in XC and Track at Sacred Heart HS
  • Alumni Widener University and Wilmington University
  • 10 Mile:49:50
  • 5k: 14:48
  • 10k: 30:44

Kevin Cuneo

  • Over a decade on RunningWorks Staff
  • Cross Country and Track Coach at Timber Creek HS (NJ)
  • USATF Level 2 Certified Coach
  • Graduate of Monmouth University
  • Rutgers Law School Graduate

Kevin Schickling

Kevin Schickling
  • Webmaster
  • Over a decade on RunningWorks Staff
  • Head coach at Jackson Memorial HS (NJ)
  • Member of the 2007 All-South Jersey Team (XC)
  • Multi-time All-NJAC Athlete
  • Graduate of The College of New Jersey (TCNJ)

Principal Camp Staff

Derick “Ringo” Adamson

  • Head Women’s Coach at Rowan University
  • 20+ years on RunningWorks Staff
  • Graduate of Glassboro State College (Rowan University)
  • NCAA Steeplechase Champion
  • 5-Time All-American
  • 3-Time winner of the Philadelphia Marathon
  • 2-Time Olympian for Jamaica
  • 7-Time World Cross Country Team Member
  • 1985 Jamaican Distance Runner of the Year
  • Marathon PR: 2:16.39 (Jamaican National Record Holder)
  • Member of the Rowan Sports Hall of Fame
  • Member of the NCAA Division III Track & Field Hall of Fame
  • Former Coach at Woodrow Wilson HS, NJ
  • New Jersey Coach of the Year and the Outdoor Track Coach of the Year for South Jersey
  • South Jersey Cross Country Group III Championships, twice.
  • U.S.A. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Atlantic Region Head Coach of the Year in 2012 and 2015
  • NJAC Women’s Cross Country Coach of the Year for 2008, 2009, 2011 and 2012
  • NJAC Indoor Track & Field Coach of the Year for 2013, 2014 and 2015
  • NJAC Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Coach of the Year for 2012, 2013 and 2015

Samantha Keller

  • Middle School Camp Director
  • 8 years on Staff
  • Coach at Timber Creek HS (NJ)
  • 400m: 58
  • 800m: 2:17
  • 5k: 19:20
  • 6k: 23:26
  • Alumni of Rowan University

Amanda Kerno

  • Camp Staff Coordinator
  • 8 years on Staff
  • Head Coach at Gettysburg College
  • 5k: 18:23
  • 6k: 22:14
  • Alumni of Elizabethtown College

Eric Dubois

  • Camp Staff Coordinator
  • 8 years on Staff
  • Assistant Coach, Rowan University
  • 2020 Indoor and Outdoor Conference Champions
  • Bachelor and Master Degrees in Civil Engineering, Rowan University
  • 3x All-Conference Champion and 2x XC National Qualifier while competing at Rowan

Pat Donnelly

  • Social Media Director
  • 4 years on RunningWorks Staff
  • Coach at Highland High School (NJ)
  • Master of Science, Temple University
  • Bachelor’s from St. Joseph’s University

Camp Co-Founders

Cricket Batz

Cricket Batz

USATF Level II Certified Coach with over 20 years of experience in cross country and track. In her 14 years of Division I collegiate coaching at the University of Pennsylvania, Coach Batz coached All-Americans, All-East, and All-Ivy League athletes. During her tenure, Penn’s team earned national rankings and won four conference championships, including UPenn’s first and only Heptagonal Cross Country Championship. Cricket was an All-East, All-Ivy, All-Heptagonal Conference runner and Captain for the University of Pennsylvania. Cricket is currently a NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach and personal trainer.

  • Mile: 4:42
  • 3k: 9:30
  • 5k: 16:30
  • 10 mile: 56:04

Steve Shaklee

USATF certified coach at Cherokee High School in New Jersey where his cross country teams have won 7 Group IV State Championships. His 2000 cross country team was ranked 8th in the nation by Harrier magazine.  Coach Shaklee has coached 2 Footlocker National finalists and numerous individual state champions.  In 1998, Coach Shaklee was named the New Jersey Coach of the Year. He was also South Jersey Coach of the Year in 1990, 1997 and 2011. In 2009, Coach Shaklee was inducted into the New Jersey Coaches Association Hall of Fame.  Coach Shaklee is a 1978 graduate of Drexel University where he ran cross country and track, and holds the school record in the 10K. In 1998, he won the USATF-NJ Masters Cross Country Championship, and in 1997 and 1998 he finished 4th in the nation in the 3k at the USATF Masters Indoor Track Championships.

  • 10k: 29:42
  • Half Marathon: 1:06.30