Cross Country Coaches
|Title:||Head Coach, Men's and Women's Cross Country; Head Coach, Men's & Women's Indoor & Outdoor Track & Field|
In 2012, Dalton Evans entered his 16th year as the head coach of Pratt’s men and women’s cross country and track teams. With over 30 years experience as a runner and coach, Coach Evans brings a wealth of experience to his Pratt programs.
In addition to representing Jamaica in the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, West Germany, Evans also has international coaching experience. In the summer of 2012, he coached the Jamaica team in the World Juniors, PanAm Games and CAC Games. He is involved with the New York City Marathon, Foot Locker Cross Country Championship and The Golden League Adidas Grand Prix.
On the local level, Evans also instructs the Metro Eagles AAU track club from Queens, New York. He is a board member with the Awesome Powers Track Club and a committee member with Team Jamaica Bickle. Mr. Evans is also the overseas liaison for the Jamaica Track & Field Association and a National Coach.
He has traveled extensively worldwide to countries such as Italy, Belgium, Spain, Australia, Cuba, Haiti, Trinidad, Guatemala, El Salvador, Puerto Rico, Mexic, Grenada and the Bahamas. Evans graduated from the University of Arkansas AM&N (now the University of Arkansas Pine Bluff), where he received a scholarship to run track.
|Title:||Assistant Coach, Men's & Women's Cross Country; Assistant Coach, Men's & Women's Indoor & Outdoor Track|
|College:||Pratt Institute '11, BFA, Industrial Design|
A highly successful, award-winning runner with championships at the high school and college levels, Pratt alumna Klara Varosy joined the Cannoneers cross country and track staff as assistant coach in 2012.
Varosy, as a member of Pratt's cross country, indoor and outdoor track team led the Cannoneers to a 2008 Hudson Valley Women's Athletic Conference Championship. A three-year cross country captain, she was the team's most valuable player in 2010 and capped her career by being named Pratt's Joan Marilyn Payne Student-Athlete of the Year in 2011.
She was also a HVWAC All-Academic team member every year from 2008 to 2011.
Prior to Pratt, Varosy had a successful running career on the Greenwich Central High School team who won a pair of Wasaren League Cross Country, Indoor and Outdoor Track Championships in 2005 and 2006. On the track, she was a 2005 NYS qualifier in the 2,000-meter steeplechase. She was recognized for her academic accomplishments as a scholar-athlete every year from 2004 to 2006.
Varosy won New York State Class D Cross Country Championships while running for Argyle Central School in 2002 and again in 2003 under coach Bob Lane. As a freshman and sophomore, she helped lead the Scots to back-to-back NYS Section II titles and consecutive Top 10 national rankings.
She graduated from Pratt in May 2011 with a bachelors degree of Industrial Design. In addition to coaching, Varosy works as a display designer at Anthropologie.