Men's and Women's Cross Country Team

The 2020 Team Roster

See Coach Darren Brungardt

Athletes / Men

Christian Brenny

CJ Brenny

Hastings, Montana
Hastings High School

Dylan Dunbar

Dylan Dunbar

Silt, Colorado
Coal Ridge HS

Program: Associate of Arts
5K PB: 20:30

Reese Fledderjohn

Reese Fledderjohn

Grand Junction, Colorado
Grand Junction HS

Program: Nursing
5K PB: 17:30

Adam Garcia

Adam Garcia

Dacono, Colorado
Erie HS

Program: Ski Area Operations
5K PB: 17:00

Autry Lomahongva

Autry Lomahongva

Kayenta, Arizona
Monument Valley HS

Program: Outdoor Recreation Leadership
5K PB: 16:55

Jason Macaluso

Jason Macaluso

Vail, Colorado
Battle Mountain HS

Program: Associate of Arts
5K PB: 16:20

Luke Plummer

Luke Plummer

Seymour, Indiana
Seymour HS

Program: Environmental Studies
5K PB: 16:30

Athletes / Women

Carmen Tall Bear Edmunds

Carmen Edmunds

Charlottesville, Virginia
Albemarle High School

Anais Garcia

Anais Garcia

Erie, Colorado
Erie High School

Abby Hagen

Abby Hagan

Lockport, Illinois
Lockport Township High School

Madisen Johnson

Madisen Johnson

Windsor, Colorado
Windsor HS

Program: Associate of Arts
5K PB: 23:15

Hope Maldonado

Hope Maldonado

Colorado Springs, Colorado
Vista Ridge High School

Ember Penas

Ember Penas

Seward, Nebraska
Seward HS

Program: Outdoor Recreation Leadership
5K PB: 22:45

Kaylynn Shaffer

Kaylynn Shaffer

Salida, Colorado
Salida High School

Cross Country Coach Darren Brungardt

Darren Brungardt is a mathematics faculty member at CMC Leadville. In 2012, he earned his master’s degree in coaching from Adams State University in Alamosa, CO.

Brungardt coaches CMC’s XC team and running club in trail and snowshoe races from two miles to 100 miles. He has coached professionally, on the collegiate level and at the high school level including rugby fitness coordinator, cross country coach and all track and field events except pole vault and hurdles.

While earning his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in mathematics from the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, Coach Brungardt ran Division 1 track for the Bears. He competed in the 5,000 and 10,000 meters, earned three varsity letters and was an academic athlete all four years.

His post-collegiate running career has taken him all over the country competing in trail, road and snowshoe races.

Darren Brungardt
Coach Darren Brungardt

Athletic Director/Assistant Coach Angela Dunn

Angela Dunn is a former NJCAA athlete and member of the 2006 NJCAA DIII National Championship women’s cross-country team.

She earned an AA degree in psychology from Gloucester County College before transferring to Rowan University, running at the NCAA DIII level, and earning a BA in psychology. In 2012, Angela returned to Gloucester County College and began her coaching career alongside her college coach.

In her first year the women’s cross-country team won NJCAA DIII Nationals. Post collegiate, Angela has competed in numerous road and track races, including the 2017 Boston Marathon.

In 2017, Angela relocated from New Jersey to Western Colorado and started the New Castle Running Club. A year later she completed her master’s program in sport psychology; she wrote her thesis on the under representation of women in collegiate coaching.

Angela Dunn
Athletic Director/Assistant Coach Angela Dunn