High Performance Coach
Joined the B.A.A. in 2018
Ricardo Santos will be joining the Boston Athletic Association in March 2018 as B.A.A. High Performance Coach. Prior to joining the B.A.A., Santos had a distinguished coaching career at Iona College in New Rochelle, N.Y. While at Iona, Santos coached multiple NCAA champions in cross country, indoor, and outdoor track. Routinely guiding athletes to NCAA All-American and Metro Athletic Athletic Conference honors, Santos became one of the most respected and consistent coaches in the collegiate ranks.
At the B.A.A., Santos will coach the High Performance Team, which is supported by adidas. Santos previously competed for the B.A.A. from 2003 to 2006, and also coached at Harvard University from 2005 to 2008. A native of Portugal, Santos earned NCAA All-American and All-MAAC Conference honors as a student-athlete at Iona.
Joined the B.A.A. in 2001
Michael McGrane, a running club member since 2001, joined the Boston Athletic Association as an assistant coach in 2013.
A graduate of Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa, McGrane earned all-conference honors in both cross country and track & field. An Iowa native, McGrane moved to Boston in 2001, where he subsequently joined the B.A.A. Running Club.
Michael McGrane has competed in the Boston Marathon every year since 2001. Michael brings a wealth of knowledge and experience as a seasoned Boston Marathoner to the B.A.A. coaching staff.