Will Boylan-Pett ‘05CC rejoined former coach Willy Wood in December of 2009, as he became a member of Columbia cross country and track & field’s coaching staff on a full-time basis. Boylan-Pett works with Columbia’s middle distance runners.
A former captain of the men’s cross country and track & field team and four-year varsity letter winner, Boylan-Pett was an integral part of establishing Columbia’s dominance in middle distance events. His name is still prominent in Columbia record books, as he was a part of the Distance Medley Relay team that ran the third-fastest time in school history. He also captained the 2004 men’s cross country team all the way to an Ivy League Championship title, only the second in program history. A four-time scholar-athlete recipient while a Lion, he also served on the Undergraduate Athletic Council in his senior season.
Boylan-Pett, who graduated from Columbia with a degree in political science, attended Villanova University School of Law, where he graduated in 2009 with his J.D. He has also spent time at the School at Columbia University, where he served the head cross country coach of the middle school team in the fall of 2009.