Our Coaches

Vicki Fox: Head Coach 

Coach Vicki is a world-class masters track and field athlete who is passionate about both competing as an athlete and contributing to her community as a coach. She is an 8-time National Champion and holds an All American ranking in 12 track and field events and a six road racing distances. She holds 28 USATF-LI age division records and holds two Long Island Senior Games records.

Internationally ranked in more than a dozen track and field events, Coach Vicki’s accomplishments include breaking an American record at the 2015 World Masters Athletics Outdoor Championships in Lyon, France where she helped earn silver and gold for Team USA in the W55 4x100 and 4x400 respectively. In 2016 she helped her team break another American Record in the Indoor 4x200m relay in Albuquerque, NM at the USA Masters Nationals Indoor Championships and then broke it again in 2017. Most recently ranked number two in the world by Masters Rankings News for her results in the Pentathlon at the 2017 USATF National Masters Indoor Championships, Albuquerque, NM and a US first place ranking for the Heptathlon in Slippery Rock, PA.

In 2014 Coach Vicki founded NRC Youth Track and Field/Cross Country Program, for which she serves as Head Coach and Coordinator. She is a Certified USATF Level I Track and Field Coach, NYSPHSAA T&F/Cross Country Coach and an Association level Certified USATF Official, also serving as Vice-Chairman of USATF-LI Masters Athletics Committee; Board Member of USATF-LI; and Corresponding Secretary and Board Member of Northport Running Club. She is also CPR/AED certified.

 

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Patrick Viola: Assistant Head Coach

Coach Pat brings to our program over 50 years of competing in the sports of track and field and cross country, triathlons, marathons, adventure racing, ultra-marathons, pentathlons and road races. In total he’s run over 750 events, completing more than 30 marathons and 35 triathlons, including one Ironman.

Now a masters athlete, Coach Pat holds several Long Island Senior Games and USATF-LI age records for the long jump, javelin, discus, pentathlon and in various track distances. As a masters athlete he has also broken the American Standard of Excellence in the pentathlon, long jump, javelin, 5K and 10K. At the 2015 USATF National Masters Championships, he finished 6th in the javelin and was crowned National Champion in the pentathlon, with a masters ranking of #1 in the World.

A lifelong competitive runner, Coach Pat possesses an incredible amount of coaching expertise. He became a Certified USATF Level I Track and Field Coach in 2014.

 

Adelphi Volunteer Coaches

Cecelia Capozzoli

  • Sacred Heart Academy Class of 2012

    • ll-league

    • Coaches Award

    • Captain

  • Adelphi University Class of 2016

    • Northeast 10 Bronze medalist Indoor 4x800, 2013

    • All Academic 2012,2013,2014

    • Deans List

    • Biology Major

    • Scholarship athlete

Aashaun Khedaru

  • St. John's Prep Class of 2013

    • Senior Class President

    • National Honor Society Vice President

    • Scholar Athlete Award

    • Cross Country/Track Team Captain (Junior and Senior Years)

  • Adelphi University Class of 2017

    • Dean's Scholarship Recipient

    • Recognition Award Recipient

    • Dean's List

    • Exercise Science Major

Daniel Morley

  • West Islip High School Graduate

    • Played two years of varsity soccer, one year of varsity basketball and one year of varsity indoor and outdoor track.

    • Named Academic All-County in Soccer

    • Two-time All-League for Track

    • Part of the Indoor 4x400 Relay that ran at the State Championship

    • Participant of the World Scholar Athlete Games and World Youth Peace Summit through the National Society of High School Scholars

    • Earned an Advanced Regents with Honors Diploma and an International Baccalaureate Certificate

    • Earned Principal's List and Honor Roll Distinctions

    • Member of the Century Club for 1000 hours of community service

  • Adelphi University

    • Completed six indoor meets and five outdoor meets

    • Finished the 800m in 1:56.51 during the BU John Thomas Terrier Invite (1/24)

    • Claimed seventh place during the Northeast-10 Conference Indoor Championships (2/22) 1000 meter behind a 2:33.64 time

    • Crossed in at 4:03.98 during the Bison Outdoor Classic (4/13) 1500 meter

    • Helped the 4x800 meter relay team establish a new school record of 7:44.47 at the NE-10 Outdoor Championships (5/2) for third place

    • Major in Marketing

  • Awards/Honors

    • 4 x 800 meter relay Outdoor Third Team All-Conference (2014)

    • 800m- 1:56.51 (1/25/14)

    • 1000m- 2:33.64 (2/22/14)

    • 1500m- 4:03.98 (4/12/14)

José Velazquez

  • Jericho High School Class of 2014

    • 2x All Conference Athlete

    • 2x Class Champion

    • 2014 Nassau County 3000m Steeplechase Champion and State Championship Meet Qualifier

    • 2014 New Balance Outdoor Nationals Qualifier in the 2000m Steeplechase

    • AP Scholar

  • Adelphi University Class of 2018

    • Physics Major

    • 2014 All Academic Honors in Cross Country

    • Scholarship Student and Athlete