Joe Compagni is the Head Cross Country and Track & Field Coach at Monmouth University. Over the last 23 years Joe's teams have one 52 conference title in the NEC & MAAC conferences. Monmouth has won 19 conference titles, 1 ECAC Championship and 1 IC4A Championship in the last five years. Joe has coached 218 men's and women's individual track titles in NEC competition, 259 All-East honorees at the IC4A/ECAC Championships, and 104 NCAA East Regional Track and Field Championship Qualifiers, 88 MAAC individual champions, while seven athletes have earned a total of nine All-American citations. For this Joe has won NEC, MAAC, and NCAA Regional Coach of the Year 53 times. Compagni also been honored as a USTFCCCA NCAA Division I Mid-Atlantic Region Coach of the Year seven times. He's had a tremendous impact on my running and coaching over the years and I'm grateful to have had the opportunity to catch up with Joe before he heads down to Florida next week for the NCAA East Regioanl Championships.