|Position:||Head Coach (Allegheny College '93)|
Fletcher Brooks enters his third season as the head coach of the women's track and field team. In 2007 he was named the NEWMAC Women's Track and Field Coach of the Year after he directed MIT to its first conference title.
Appointed in 2005, Fletcher came to Cambridge from Williams College where he was the Associate Head Coach for the women's and men's teams, specializing in field and multiple event athletes. Brooks is recognized for being a "hands on" coach who is always "there" for his athletes. An effective recruiter and highly knowledgeable, Brooks' success at Williams during his seven-year tenure has also been the result of his training and skills as a certified strength and conditioning coach.
During Brooks' stint at Williams, the women's track and field team won the New England Championship every year, and he has coached his athletes to 46 All-America honors, including three women's national champions and one men's champion.
Team captain and an All-America himself at Allegheny College where he graduated in 1993, Brooks earned his Master's Degree in Physical Education (Advanced-Level Coaching) at Springfield College. In addition to his certification in strength and conditioning, Fletcher is certified by the USA Track and Field Association as a Level II coach in the jumps, throws, sprints, hurdles and combined events and is currently working toward Level III certification.