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Crusaders Commit for Fall Signing Day 2017

On Thursday, December 14, the Brother Martin Athletics Department hosted their fall signing ceremony in the Auditorium with faculty, friends, teammates, and families.  Next year, Hayden Courrege’ ‘18 and Noah Velez ‘18 are stepping up their game as they move on to the next level in academics and athletics. Athletic Director Mark Wisniewski ‘81 introduced the student-athletes before handing over the stage to Principal Ryan Gallagher Read more »

Cross Country Celebrates 2017 Convocation

On Monday, December 11, 2017 the Brother Martin Athletic Department hosted their annual convocation honoring the cross country program. Head coach Drew Haro ‘03 spoke on behalf of the varsity and junior varsity levels highlighting various accomplishments. Assistant coach Mr. Philip Sims ‘91 also addressed the junior high program on their season. Recently, the varsity program captured the 9-5A District title and the Region III-5A title. The Read more »

Crusader Harriers Capture Third Place in State

Taking the lead in cross country, the Crusader Harriers had just captured both district and regional titles. On Tuesday, the Harriers traveled to Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, LA for the 2017 LHSAA State Cross Country Championship. In the regional meet, the top eight competitors consisting of John Curtis, Jesuit, Shaw, Terrebonne, Hahnville, and John Ehret qualified for state along with the Crusaders. Harriers Hunter Appleton, Jeremy Read more »

Harriers Take First Place in Regional Race

“I am proud to say that our Crusader Harriers have done it again!”- Coach Drew Haro ’03 Congratulations to the Crusader cross country team on winning the3-5A region championship on Friday, November 3 at City Park. It was also over a week ago that the Harriers were ‘All- In’ winning the District 9-5A “Catholic League” cross country title for the second consecutive season. They took home the district win with 40 points. On Friday, the Crusaders Read more »

Crusader Harriers Return to School with District Title

On your mark, get set, go! The Crusader Harriers were deep into the season as they competed in the annual Jack Schommer Invitational in City Park last Saturday. The invitational is named in honor of the first cross country coach and former Director of Athletics of Brother Martin High School. The Crusaders ended the race taking first place at the junior high, junior varsity, and varsity levels. At the varsity level, the Crusaders defeated John Read more »

Cross Country Championships
1969-1970 – City
1970-1971 – City, District
1971-1972 – City, District, State
1972-1973 – City, District, State Runner-up
1973-1974 – City, District
1974-1975 – City, District
1975-1976 – City, District
1976-1977 – City, District
1977-1978 – City, District
1978-1979 – City, District
1979-1980 – City, District, State Runner-up
1980-1981 – City, District, State
1981-1982 – City, District, State
1983-1984 – City
1984-1985 – City, State Runner-up
1986-1987 – City
1991-1992 – City, District, State Runner-up
1992-1993 – City, District, State Runner-up
1993-1994 – State
1994-1995 – City, District, State Runner-up
1995-1996 – City, District
1997-1998 – State Runner-up
1998-1999 – State
1999-2000 – District, State
2000-2001 – City, District
2001-2002 – City
2002-2003 – City, District, State
2003-2004 – City, State Runner-up
2004-2005 – City, State Runner-up
2005-2006 – City, State Runner-up
2006-2007 – City
2007-2008 – City, State
2008-2009 – City
2011-2012 – District, Metro, State Runner-Up
2012-2013 – District Runner-Up, Metro
2014-2015- State Runner-Up
2015-2016- Metro
2016-2017- District

Cross Country distance running begins in the fall and ends in mid-November. Practice begins formally in the first week of school in August and meets begin in September. Runners meet informally during the summer months to train in preparation for the upcoming season.

There are three divisions: junior high (8th and 9th), junior varsity  (9th and 10th), and varsity (9th – 12th). Meets are held on Saturday mornings with a slate of 6-12 meets per season. The team competes throughout the state of Louisiana as well as at regional invitationals in Mississippi and Alabama. Jr. High and junior varsity divisions run a 2.0 mile course while the varsity runs a three mile or 5K course.

Following the Cross Country season, many of the team members compete on the Track & Field team.

You can get more information about the Brother Martin Cross Country Program by E-mail at

Click for the 2017-2018 Team Handbook 


Brett Carver ’91 – University of New Orleans
Jay Dumas ’91 – University of New Orleans
Phil Sims ’91 – Louisiana State University
Stephen Erath ’95 – Texas A&M
Charles Baggett ’96 – Louisiana State University
Randy Hanning ’96 – University of Tennessee
Eric Giandelone ’96 – Depaul University
Troy Strohmeyer ’97 – Louisiana Tech
Bryan Oubre ’98 – Texas A&M
Anand Viswanathan ’98 – Loyola University
Ralph Aucoin ’00 – Belmont Abbey College
Ryan Gallagher ’00 – Tulane University
Jarett Roche ’00 – Louisiana State University
Justin Scanlon ’00 – Gustavas Adolphus
Sean Clancy ’01 – Western Carolina University
Matt Gaiennie ’01 – Spring Hill College
Adam Jones ’01 – Georgia Tech
Trey Williams ’02 – Washington & Lee
Drew Haro ’03 – Louisiana State University
Josh Miles ’03 – Xavier University
Jeff Adolph ’04 – Louisiana State University

Patrick Aucoin ’05 – Spring Hill College
Andy Florek ’06 – Louisiana State University
Kyle Hecker ’06 – Louisiana State University
Mark Kirkikis ’06 – Spring Hill College
Kyle Esteves ’07 – Tulane University
Will Kirkikis ’08 – Spring Hill College
Casey Keiser ’08 – Mississippi College
Kenneth Schiffman ’08 – Louisiana State University
Martin Aucoin ’09 – Belmont Abbey College
Matthew Pieri ’09 – Xavier University
Scott Richardson ’09 – Southeastern Louisiana University
Christian Clesi ’10 – Birmingham Southern College
Daniel Nally ’10 – Birmingham Southern College
Stefan Schluter ’10 – Belmont Abbey College
Scout Kirkikis ’11 – Spring Hill College
Emanuelle Detiege ’11 – Xavier University
Lawrence Stansberry- ’11– Xavier University
Jared Allen ’12 – Millsaps College
Ken Newburger ’12 – Millsaps College
Michael Maldonado ’14 – Catholic University
Felipe Pelaez ’15 – Louisiana State University



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Mr. Drew Haro ’03 – Head Coach

Varsity and Junior High Assistants:
Mr. Brad Duplechain – Assistant Coach
Mr. Philip Sims ’91 – Assistant Coach
Mr. Joe Alexander (C) – Assistant Coach
Mr. Wayne Wagner – Assistant Coach

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(CS) College Student Coach
(NF) Non-Faculty

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