Cross country coaching legend Rich Bernstein has joined Tompkins Cortland Community College's first cross country coaching staff. Bernstein, who recently retired after more than three decades at Ithaca High School, will work with Peggy Dunham as the Panthers enter NJCAA competition in cross country in the fall of 2019.
Tompkins Cortland Community College has a coach for its new men’s and women’s cross country programs. Peggy Dunham has been hired to spend this year recruiting and then leading the Panthers into NJCAA competition in the fall of 2019.
Tompkins Cortland Community College is adding cross country as a varsity sport, starting with the Fall 2019 semester. The Panthers will field men’s and women’s teams in Region III of the National Junior College Athletic Association (N.J.C.A.A.). A search is underway to hire a coach in time to spend the next year recruiting student-athletes for the 2019 teams.