Jesse Baumann is entering his 10th year as Director of Men’s and Women’s Cross Country and Track & Field in 2020-21. In his first nine years with the program, Baumann led the men’s cross country team to a pair of Landmark Conference Championships and the women’s squad to Landmark titles in 2011 and 2013. He also coached the first male cross country All-American in 2014 and a female All-American in 2016.
Baumann has also led the indoor and outdoor track & field teams to 32 conferernce titles. Baumann has coached 23 All-Americans while sending 47 student-athletes to the NCAA Division III National Championship Meets in track & field in nine years.
Baumann came to Moravian after five years as the head women’s cross country coach and track & field distance coach at Lynchburg College. Baumann began his coaching career as an assistant coach at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.
Baumann is a 2004 graduate of Wisconsin-Stevens Point with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in watershed management, and he completed his Master of Science Education degree at Lynchburg in 2010. As an undergraduate, Baumann was a six-time NCAA Division III national meet qualifier and a four-time All-American in the 800 meters, 1,500 meters and distance medley relay. Baumann has a USATF Level 1 Certification, which he earned in 2007, and has earned his USTFCCCA Certification in sprints, relays, hurdles, jumps, and strength and conditioning.