With a MBA in business, Coach Frank has a full time career of over 20 years in medical sales and management. She lives in Hanover Township with her husband, Jud Frank (a long time coach in various sports at the youth, high school, and college levels and Math Department Chair at Liberty High School), and her sons, Casey (9th Grade) & Cole (8th Grade). For more than nine years, she served as an active volunteer in youth football and baseball. In 2014 and 2015, she was a volunteer Assistant Cross Country Coach at Nitschmann Middle School and became Head Coach in 2016. Coach Frank has a passion for making a difference and wants to inspire youth to create a life they love while making a difference.
From middle school to high school and through college, Coach Frank ran indoor track, outdoor track, and cross country. During those years, her bread and butter was sprinting and middle distance racing. She competed in many events including: 100M, 200M, 400M, 800M, 4x100M Relay, 4x400M Relay, 4x800M Relay, High Jump, 100M Hurdles, 400M Hurdles, and Cross Country. Coach Frank experienced many up and downs in her own running career which helps her relate to the challenges faced by her youth runners.
Coach Frank’s accomplishments in running include:
Middle School: Hershey National Track & Field Youth Program: 200M Dash Local Champion, District Runner Up, and 6th in the State. 800M Dash Local Champion, District Champion, and 3rd in the State.
High School: 400M Dash Two Time Schuylkill League Champion, District 11 Champion, and State Finalist: 8th in the State.
College: Member of the Moravian College Hall of Fame and 3rd in the Nation 1993 Division III Cross Country Team. Member of the 1600M Relay Team who was two-time Middle Atlantic Conference Champions and Penn Relays Division III Champions.