Steve Flanagan joined the Brandeis track and cross country staff in August 2015 after two years as a graduate assistant coach at Division I Providence College and as a graduate assistant in the athletic compliance office where he helped to oversee every aspect of the department's recruiting, NCAA eligibility, financial aid, and rules education.
In his time with the Friars, both the men and women’s cross country teams finished in 13th place at the 2014 NCAA Cross Country championships. He coordinated workouts for the PC sprint, middle distance and multi-event student-athletes, including Phil Reid who garnered 2nd-place finishes in the Big East Conference heptathlon and decathlon. Additionally, he helped Emily Sisson to two NCAA titles this past year and a collegiate record of 15:12.22 in the 5,000-meter run at the 2015 Big East Indoor Championships.
Steve earned his B.S. in mathematics from Fairfield University in 2012. He was selected as a team captain as a sophomore and was a three-time Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference All-Academic selection. As a senior, Flanagan helped Fairfield to its best-ever finish at the IC4A Championships. He earned his M.B.A. in Management from Providence in May 2015.