Joe Muldowney
Joe Muldowney
Title: Head Cross Country/Track Coach
Phone: (570) 573-0904
High School: Nativity BVM
Previous College: Mansfield University

PSU Schuylkill Joe Muldowney Bio

Head Coach Joe Muldowney 12th season

Head Men’s Cross-Country/Track Coach
Alma mater: Kutztown University

Previous Profession Coaching Muldowney is a retired social studies teacher of 30 years at Blue Mountain School District along with being the former mayor of the City of Pottsville from 1990-1998

Resides in Pottsville, PA



The Muldowney Story

  • Currently Ranked 24th in runners who have broken the 3:00 barrier in the marathon for five decades
  • A National Class competitive runner since 1976, owning a personal best marathon time of 2:22:54. A veteran of 54 marathons, 48 under the 3:00 mark, and 12 under 2:30. Competed 16 times in the Boston Marathon
  • Muldowney is an author  of two books about running:
    • ‘Running Shorts,’ published in 2011
    • ‘Personal Best,’ published in 2014.
  • Muldowney since 1988 has been a writer of Health and fitness for the Republican Herald newspaper
  • Favorite hobbies: running, cycling, kayaking, hiking, and spending time with his dogs.
  • Favorite Pro Athlete: Former Celtic Bill Russell
  • Favorite Quote: “Make each day your personal best.”


Muldowney Coaching Achievements

  • 2018 PSUAC Women’s Team champions
  • 2018 PSUAC Individual Champion Alexis Luna
  • 2018 USCAA Mens 7th Place overall finish
  • 2018 USCAA Womens 8th Place overall finish
  • 2018 PSUAC Coach of Year
  • 2017 PSUAC Women’s Team champion
  • 2018 PSUAC Individual Champion Alexis Luna
  • 2017 USCAA Women’s 10th Place overall finish
  • 2014 USCAA Nationals Women’s 7th place finisher Haylee Burnhauser
  • 2012 PSUAC Individual Champion Darren Foreman