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Women's Cross Country Coaching Staff

Jennifer "Jay" Hartshorn

E-mail: jhartsho@bates.edu | Phone: 207-786-6356

Jennifer “Jay” Hartshorn enters her 12th season as head coach of women's cross country and track and field during the 2016-17 academic year. During her tenure at Bates, Hartshorn has coached Bates student-athletes to 11 indoor NCAA All-America performances in four different events, as well as 10 outdoor NCAA All-America performances in four different events, including one NCAA Championship performance.

Hartshorn came to Bates from Syracuse University, where she served as the top assistant in the track and field program from 2001 to 2005. She coached the cross country teams and led Syracuse’s distance runners in indoor and outdoor track and field.

Hartshorn, who has coached for the U.S. at the Pan American Junior Athletics Championship, holds USA Track and Field Levels I and II certifications.

From 1999 to 2001, Hartshorn was the assistant coach of cross country and indoor and outdoor track and field at Smith College, where she earned her master’s degree in exercise and sports studies. Previously, she was assistant indoor and outdoor track and field coach at her alma mater, Colby College, where she graduated in 1995 with a government major. At Colby, Hartshorn was an Academic All-American and NCAA qualifier in cross country; a three-time NCAA All-American in indoor and outdoor track and field; and captain of Colby’s indoor and outdoor track and field teams.


Assistant Coach/Recruiting Coordinator

Arthur Feeley

Email: afeeley@bates.edu

Arthur Feeley enters his 11th season working with the cross country and track & field programs at Bates College in 2016-17.

Feeley works with both the men's and women's cross country teams in the fall while focusing on tutoring the Bobcats' jumpers and hurdlers during the track seasons. He also serves as the women's cross country and track & field program's recruiting coordinator.

A graduate of Colby College, Feeley holds USATF Level 1 and Level 2 certifications with the Level 2 certification in distance.