South Freeport, ME
North Yarmouth Academy
Rhode Island Track Club/Tracksmith
I am a 2nd-grade teacher
First Trials qualification
Number of attempts to qualify
2015 USATF Outdoor Championships steeplechase; 2016 and 2017 Ivy League Ekiden Relay; 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Marathon
My wife, Katrina Spratford-Sterling, is participating in the Trials as well!
Marrying Katie, my best friend; qualifying for two Olympic Marathon Trials. I was shocked both times!
Angels With Filthy Souls
Favorite TV Show/Series
The Chicken by Bo Burnham
Favorite Post-race Indulgence
Donuts and pizza
Two pieces of toast and two eggs over easy. Butter on both pieces of toast, cut into small squares. Toss eggs and toast into a bowl, mix together with salt and pepper!
Favorite Motivational Quote
"When you look at successful people, you will find that they aren't the people who are motivated, but have consistency in their motivation." - Arsene Wenger
Favorite Running Memory
Breaking 6 minutes in the mile. I was in 4th grade and my brother James ran in front of me the last 200m. Pacing was allowed back then, don't @ me.