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Nick Wadas, Head Coach email

Nick Wadas takes over both the men’s and women’s cross country programs which have been absent from Wilkes University for the past 13 years.  He is a graduate of College Misericordia with a Bachelor degree in health sciences and a Masters degree in occupational therapy.  He also holds certification in addictions counseling. 


While at Misericordia, Wadas was a four-year member of the cross country team.  He earned second team All-Pennsylvania Athletic Conference honors in 2000, 2001 and 2002.  Wadas was a five-time member of the PAC All-Academic Team and was chosen as a Division III Academic All-American in 2002.  


Wadas, who owns Level 1 certification from USA track and field, was an assistant cross country coach for both the men’s and women’s teams at Misericordia during each of the last two seasons.  He assisted with the implementation of training programs, provided support and race strategy to the student-athletes at races, and aided in completing pre-race preparations and arrangements.  Wadas also served as an assistant coach for the junior varsity and varsity track and field team at Bishop Hoban High School for two seasons. 


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