Men's Cross-Country—Coaches

Jared Beers
Head Coach

Jared Beers '01

email: jrbeers@colby.edu
phone: 207-859-4935
fax: 207-859-4902
Jared Beers, a 2001 Colby College graduate, is in eighth year as head coach of the Colby men's cross country/track and field programs in the 2013-14 academic year. 

Beers, who helped the Mules go from ninth place in the NESCAC Championships in 2012 to a fifth-place finish in 2013, was named the NESCAC Coach of the Year.

Beers spent three years as an assistant coach for the Colby indoor and outdoor track and field teams before becoming head coach of the cross country and track and field programs.

Beers held Colby's 400-meter record at one time during his collegiate career and still is part of the 1,600-meter relay team school record of 3:19.71. Beers, who captained the Mules during his junior and senior years, won numerous track and field titles during his collegiate career. He was the NESCAC champion in the 400 meters in his final year at Colby in 2001 and won the New England Division III title in the 400 on Colby's Alfond Track in 1999.

Beers, a native of Kittery, Maine, earned the track and field team's J. Seelye Bixler Award for the senior who contributes the most to track and field at Colby.