Charles Kutz joined the UMBC cross country and track and field programs in Fall 2010 as an assistant coach after spending two years as a graduate assistant for Appalachian State.
Kutz helped lead the Mountaineers to seven Southern Conference Championships out of a possible 12 in the two years in Boone, N.C. In addition to assisting with recruiting, Kutz designed and implemented strength and conditioning programs for the distance runners at ASU.
Before joining the Retrievers, the Anderson, S.C., native completed a strength and conditioning internship at Elon University, working with several of the Phoenix’s teams.
Kutz graduated from The Citadel with a bachelor’s degree in physical education in May 2007 and earned a master’s degree in exercise science from Appalachian State in August 2010. At The Citadel, Kutz was a two-time All-Southern Conference Track and Field honoree, while at ASU, he was a member of the 2009 Collegiate Cyclocross National Championship Team.
Kutz holds certification for Level I USA Track and Field as well as Level 3 USA Cycling.