Egetta Alfonso enters her 18th year in 2016-2017 as the head coach of the women's track and field team at Holy Cross. In 2012-13, the Crusaders finished in fifth place at the Patriot League Indoor Championship and fourth place at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship.
Jim Kavanagh enters his 46th season as a coach at Holy Cross and 17th as the Richard L. Ahern '51 Director of Cross Country, Track and Field in 2016-17. Kavanagh joined the Crusader staff in 1971 as Harold "Skip" O'Connor's assistant, and was appointed head coach in 1977 when his mentor retired. Coach Kavanagh taught math and coached part-time at Holy Cross for 28 years before accepting the position of director of men's and women's track and cross country on a full time basis in the summer of 1999.