• Read about the athletics coach for CIA's college cross country team
  • Cross Country Head Coach Sarah DeGeorge

    Sarah DeGeorge is the head coach of the cross country team at The Culinary Institute of AmericaSarah DeGeorge joined the CIA coaching staff in 2018 as the men’s and women’s cross country coach. Sarah is also the college’s coordinator of student health and wellness. In that role, she oversees the CIA’s intramural sports program, implements new fitness classes and programs, and markets and promotes recreation and wellness events for college community. A certified Spinning instructor, she also teaches Spin classes at the CIA.

    Coach DeGeorge was a two-sport athlete in high school in her hometown of Middletown, NY, playing midfield on the soccer team and competing in short distance events on the varsity swim team. She earned both her MBA and Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication and Business Administration from SUNY Oswego, where she also held a graduate assistantship for marketing and health promotion.

    In addition to running 5k races, the ever-active DeGeorge enjoys kayaking, hiking, and working out.

    The Steels athletic teams compete in the Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, and the cross country squad enters its 12th season as a varsity sport in 2018.