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Georgia Tech Men's and Women's Cross Country Guides

Identifier: UP011

  • Staff Only


This collection consists of the media guides published by Georgia Tech on the men's and women's cross country program at the Institute.


  • 1983-2008


General Physical Description note

(1 half-size document case)

Restrictions: Access


Restrictions: Use

Permission to publish materials from this collection must be obtained from the Head of Archives and Special Collections.


0.2 Linear Feet

Scope and Contents

These annual publications provide schedules for the upcoming season; rosters of the men's and women's teams; team photographs; profiles of coaches and outstanding team members; and a season preview. Also included are lists of all-time honors and awards for both men and women. The earliest publications sometimes cover only the men's team or the women's team, but the guides cover both teams beginning in 1988.

Within the date range of this collection, guides are missing for 1984, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1993, and 1996 through 1999. In addition, the guide for the 1987 season of men's cross country is missing from the collection.

History of the Cross Country Program at Tech

Georgia Tech began a women's cross country team in 1984 with the men's coach, Mike Spino, at the helm of the program. The first full-time coach of the women's team, Dee Todd, came to the team in 1985, but by the 1988 season both men's and women's teams were coached by the same person again, men's coach Steve Keith.

Alan Drosky, who starred on the Georgia Tech cross country and track and field teams from 1985 to 1987, has coached the Tech men's and women's cross country teams since 1991. Under Drosky's leadership, the teams have had considerable success: Both the men and women finished third in the ACC meet in 1994, and in 2001, the women placed first and the men came in fourth at the NCAA regional level. In 2011, the men's team placed sixth and the women's 17th in the NCAA South Regional Championships.

Other Finding Aids

A print copy of this finding aid is available in the Georgia Tech Archives reading room.


This is a collection that has been created by the Georgia Tech Archives. The immediate provenance of the publications is unknown, although they were likely to have been deposited in the Archives by the Georgia Tech Athletic Association's Sports Information Office. Accession number 2012.022. Three publications (the 2002, 2004, and 2005 volumes) were cataloged; the additional publications were added to the collection from the Georgia Tech Archives' Vertical Files.


Additional guides may be added to this collection as they become available.

Related Materials

See also the Georgia Tech Archives Vertical Files: Cross Country; Track and Field.

General Physical Description note

(1 half-size document case)

General note

The media guides in this collection have been cataloged and assigned the call number GV1063 .G36. The newest media guides are available online only.

Processing Information

Christine de Catanzaro processed these records in February 2012.

Inventory of the Men's and Women's Cross Country Guides (Georgia Institute of Technology), 1983-2008
Christine de Catanzaro
Copyright February 2012.
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Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Special Collections, Library, Georgia Institute of Technology Repository

Georgia Institute of Technology
266 4th Street, NW
Atlanta 30332-0900 USA