Angela Fitch finished her first season as head track & field coach and assistant cross country coach during the 2016-17 academic year.
During its first season as a varsity program, Fitch led the Brandywine men's track & field team to a fifth-place showing at the USCAA National Championship. Five runners posted top-five finishes, including two who earned silver medals. The track and field teams also did well in the classroom, placing 11 student-athletes on PSUAC All-Academic Teams.
Fitch brought over a decade of coaching experience at the college, club and high school levels to Brandywine as the Lions' first-ever track & field coach.
Most recently, Fitch coached track & field at Kell High School in Marietta, Ga., for four years. While at Kell, Fitch led the girl’s team to a third-place showing in the state, while helping mentor four 2016 graduates who received NCAA Division I scholarships.
From 2006-2014, Fitch was a USA Track & Field independent coach, where she taught fundamentals and techniques of all track & field events, while also coordinating team travel arrangments. Fitch earned her USA Track & Field Level I coaching certification in June 2016 and is a USATF certified official as well.
Fitch’s coaching career began in 2001 at NCAA Division II Bowie State as she served as the women’s sprint and hurdles coach. During her three-year stint at Bowie State, Fitch mentored 10 NCAA All-Americans, while also aiding in academic advisement and recruiting.
A two-year member of the track & field teams at LaSalle University, Fitch was an NCAA indoor qualifier at the 60-meter sprint after winning the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference championship. She completed her bachelor’s degree in education at Coppin State University and earned a master’s degree in the same field from McDaniel College.