Director Sean McManus

Director Sean McManus brings over 25 years experience in the sports of cross country and track & field. After a prep career that included four Florida high school state championships on the track and over cross country, Sean continued his career as a four-year varsity letter winner and NCAA qualifier for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. 

Sean's collegiate coaching career includes successful stints at Florida State, Fresno State and the University of Notre Dame. Sean also coached several athletes on the world stage, including Diamond League, Olympic, World Championship and European Championship appearances. 

The McManus File


B.S. Civil Engineering, University of Notre Dame

M.S. Exercise Science, University of Florida


Coaching Highlights

Notre Dame

Coached athletes to 25 All-American finishes, 4 Academic All-American awards and 12 school records

Florida State

Coached athletes to over 20 All-American finishes, 3 NCAA individual championships and 2 NCAA team championships.

Fresno State

Coached distance athletes to 8 conference championships, 70 All Conference designations, 10 school records and the first female NCAA All American in school history.  

Nationally and Internationally

Coached athletes to 4 Olympic Games berths.

Helped produce six sub-4:00 milers

Lead athletes to 20 National Championships around the world.

Coached athletes to multiple World Championship, European Championship and Diamond League appearances.

Athlete Personal Bests