Carl Blickle has been appointed Head Coach of Roanoke Valley Elite. He is also involved in several directorial and management duties within the organization. Outside of RVE, Blickle is entering his fourth year as an Assistant Coach for Roanoke College’s Track &Field and Crossing Country Teams. Along with coaching, he teaches several classes and is actively involved in research for the Health and Human Performance Department at Roanoke College.
Blickle’s individualized coaching approach has helped numerous athletes succeed at a high level. Most recently, Blickle helped his former collegiate athlete, Carmen Graves, make the transition to the post collegiate national and world rankings, boasting a 4:35 mile and 9:56 3K Steeplechase. He has been awarded US Track and Field/Cross Country Coaching Association South/Southeast Region Track & Field Assistant Coach of the Year three times, and over the last six years his athletes have garnished the following accolades:
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