Shawn Wiler
Shawn Wiler
Title: Head Cross Country Coach
Email: Swiler70@lakers.mercyhurst.edu

Coach Wiler enters his first season with the Saints, and looks to use his past successes to build MNE's newly developed program. Wiler hails from Columbus, PA and graduated from both Mercyhurst North East and Mercyhurst University. Wiler holds a Bachelors degree in Business Administration and Sports Management, along with a Masters Degree in Organizational Leadership.

Wiler ran Cross Country and Track along with playing soccer for Corry Area High School before enrolling at Mercyhurst North East. At MNE, Wiler was the lead runner for both of his years and currently holds the school record for the 8k and 5k distances. Wiler then earned a scholarship to run at Division II Mercyhurst and was one of three lead pack runners. During his time at Mercyhurst, Wiler was a two-time PSAC Scholar-Athlete Award winner, and a two time Regional All-Academic Award winner.

In addition to his successful running career, Wiler has coached both Track and Field, and Cross Country for the Corry Area High/Middle School. Wiler also had a short stint coaching for the North East School District in 2014-15. With a well decorated history, Wiler will look translate his successful running and coaching experiences to MNE's newly developed program.