Garrett Quinan, Kennard-Dale (Class of 2022)

Name: Garrett Quinan (XC, 3200/1600)

School: Kennard-Dale

Graduation Year: 2022

DOB: 9/2004


Social media information:

Strava – @Garrett Quinan

Instagram – @garrettquinan

Twitter – @GarrettQuinan

Milesplit profile:


5k XC – 16:09 – 2020 YAIAA Championships – 10-24-20

5k Road – 16:24 (March 7, 2020) –

XC Highlights:

2020 – Runner-up at the 2020 YAIAA XC Championships. Placed 2nd at PIAA District III AA Championships. Finished 6th at the PIAA AA State Championships.

2019 – Qualifying for states both as a team and individually in 2019. Team finished 2nd overall at Districts.

Favorite XC/TF memory to date: XC camp over the summer; running up a ski slope at XC camp

What do you enjoy most about the sport of XC and/or TF: Enjoys the summer and winter training sessions with my best friends; the running culture; the mental and physical toughness the sport requires.

Academic Highlights: Making distinguished honor role for the first three marking periods of my sophomore year.

Favorite HS class to date and why: Honors Chemisty because its difficult and tests my mental boundaries and limits. The teacher is also a prior cross country coach.

I am interested in the following college major(s):

– Biology Engineering

– Environmental Engineering

– Agricultural Engineering

– Marine Engineering

– Forest Engineering

Career aspirations:

– Go to a 4 year college

– Earn a Bachelor’s Degree

– Have a good paying job in my field of interest that I enjoy.

I am looking for the following in a future college:

– Affordable

– Not too far away from home

– Offers my major

– Has a good XC and TF culture and strong program

– Overall, where I see myself achieving my best

My ideal college coach would be:

– Someone who obviously has experience

– Is motivated in helping me to achieve my goals

– Someone who is caring but also pushes me to my limits

My most important factors I will consider when choosing a college (list 3-5):

– Where I see myself achieving my best

– Affordability

– Good XC and TF program

– Gives me the most flexibility and freedom

– Scholarship acceptance