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Dan Lancianese


Head Cross Country, Track and Field Coach; St. Vincent – St. Mary High School:  Men’s and Women’s Teams


Brief Bio:

21 years at SVSM.

  • Created the women’s track and field team

  • 34 total years coaching Track and Field

  • 8 State team championships

  • 18 individual state champions

  • 104 state placers

  • Assisted in 65 athletes earning college scholarships

  • Head of the Special Education department (been in special ed for 34 years)

  • Created the All Star Training Club (ATC) which is a non profit organization established for the purpose of providing inclusion sports to all ages without regard to any disabilities.

    • ATC is a year round sports program that also offers Special Olympic sports programs.

    • Created ATC in 1986.

  • Created the CYO Flag football program in 1980

  • Helped to bring back CYO track and field to the Southern area of the Cleveland Diocese in 1996

  • Helped create the CYO cross country program for the Southern area of the Cleveland Diocese

  • Established an AAU and USATF track and field and cross country teams.

  • Created the ATC Youth Cross Country, Track and Field series

  • Married to Rita; three children (Angela 33, Anthony 32, Dominic 12); four grandchildren (Grace 7, Sam 4, Isabelle 3, Maya 1)

  • Member of St. Vincent Parish

  • Been involved in track and field as an athlete/coach/director for the past 40 years.

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