2017 Boys Cross Country Coaching Staff
Jeff Buckley - Head Coach
Coach Buckley begins his sixth season with the boys cross country program and his third as the program’s head coach. In his role as head coach, Buckley oversees all aspects of the program including training programs, athlete development and scheduling. In his three years as the lead assistant, Buckley was instrumental in the development of the team’s strength and flexibility programs, as well as cultivating the team’s relationships with St. Vincent’s Sports Performance. Buckley and his wife, Linda, are the parents of three Roncalli graduates, and also have two grandchildren.
Rob Brown - Assistant Coach
Coach Brown enters his fifth season as an assistant coach with the boys cross country program. Brown graduated from Southport High School, where he captained the cross country and track teams. Those teams were consistently ranked in the top 10 in the state. Brown, who graduated from both Miami University and Syracuse University, serves as Roncalli’s Sports Information Director and is the radio voice of the school’s football and basketball teams. He and his wife, Rachel, have two children, Sam and Lillian.
Daniel Buergler - Assistant Coach
Coach Buergler is in his first season on the boys cross country coaching staff. A 2013 Roncalli graduate, he was a four-time varsity letter winner in both cross country and track, as well as a two-year captain for the cross country program. Buergler attended the University of Indianapolis, where he earned a B.A. in history and political science. While at U Indy, he competed in both cross country and track, earning two varsity letters in each sport and served as the cross country captain in the fall of 2016. He currently works as the produce processing center coordinator at Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana.
Doug Schrader - Assistant Coach
Coach Schrader enters his second season on the boys cross country coaching staff. He is a native of Cleveland, Ohio and is an engineering graduate from the University of Cincinnati (’90) with an MBA from the IU Kelly School of Business (’95). Schrader has worked for Eli Lilly for 27 years and is the proud husband of Molly Schrader (S.T.A.R.S. teacher at Roncalli) and the proud father of Annie (R’15), Dave (R’18) and Ellen (R’19). He is an avid distance runner and competes in both road and trail races.