2012 Olympian Marina Muncan is New Cross County Coach at Stockton
GALLOWAY - Richard Stockton College named 2012 Olympian Marina Muncan as its new women’s cross country head coach and assistant track and field coach.
Muncan, a Villanova University graduate, competed for her native Serbia in the 1,500-meter run at the London Olympics this summer. She brings a world-class resume of success to the Stockton programs, where she joins first-year head men’s cross country and head men’s track and field coach Jayson Resch.
In addition to competing at the 2012 Olympics, Muncan represented Serbia at the World Championships and European Indoor Championships in 2007 and 2009. She also won the 1,500 at the 2009 World University Games. Muncan holds Serbian records in the 1,500 and mile events and she competes professionally for Team New Balance.
Muncan competed in cross country and track and field for Villanova from 2002-06, earning 11 All-American honors and 11 individual Big East titles. She was the NCAA runner-up in the 1,500 in 2006 after leading the Wildcats to victory in the Championship of America distance medley relay at the Penn Relays that year.
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