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Coach Bios

Mary Marr, Head XC Coach and Assistant Track & Field Coach.

Mary has been coaching at PRA since it first opened in 2011. Starting with Girls on the Run and Middle School XC, and moved to the high school when it opened 3 years ago. Mary was a state champion in high school cross country and track, and a NCAA All-American cross country runner in college. She continues to run and is so excited to share her passion and knowledge with PRA’s student athletics. She is a regulatory and nutrition consultant for the food industry and has 2 daughters (Avery 6th and Tessa 3nd grade) at PRA.  

Ben Mulvaney, Assistant XC Coach and Head Track & Field Coach. 

Coach Mulvaney was a high school All-State runner and NCAA All-American in both Cross Country and Track. He has experience coaching cross country and track both in Wisconsin and Colorado and is excited to challenge student athletes to stretch themselves athletically, socially, and academically. In his "day job," Ben is a Director of Service for GE Healthcare. Ben has five children: Noah (PRA HS student-athlete), Anya (13), Caden (12), Zeke (10) and Ian (1). His wife, Jess, can often be found substitute-teaching at PRA. In addition to running, Ben spends his free time cycling and snowboarding in the mountains.