Ryan Carroll

Ryan CarrollPortsmouth, VA
Coach: Jerry Frostick
Club/Affiliation: J&A Racing Live, Love, Run Team / Tidewater Striders / Peninsula Track Club
Sponsors: J&A Racing

As a prep, he ran for Western Branch High School; winning 6 regional titles. Prep: Western Branch High School – 7-Time VHSL AAA All State Performer (Cross Country, Indoor and Outdoor 4x800m, 1600m, 3200). At Barton College in cross country, he was an All-CAC and DII NCAA Region performer and qualified for nationals in 2000, earning DII All-American Honors.  On the track at Barton College and East Carolina University, he had very good range from the mile (4:09) through 10K (30:31). Post collegiately, he is training under Jerry Frostick, of J&A Racing in Virginia Beach, VA. Currently focusing on the 10k to Half Marathon Distances. Over 10 years coaching experience at Western Branch High School, under the guidance of World Class Runner, Claude Toukene (WBHS ranked #1 in country by ESPN) with over 50 District, 28 Regional and 11 State Team Titles.  Coached athletes to school records in the 800, 1000, 1600, 3200, 5000 and 4×800. Over 50 athletes have gone on to attend and run for Division I schools on scholarship (academic/athletic). Top runners under Carroll’s guidance have gone on to run national caliber times. (Experience from 800 meters to Marathon).  Has completed over 30 half marathons and 7 Marathons to date.

Associations / Certifications

RRCA Member

Team Hoyt VB

VHSL Coaches Association

USATF Member – Athlete  /  Coach (Coaching and Officials Certification)

CPR / Concussion Certification

VHLS Coaches Training/Certification

Tidewater Striders Running Club

Peninsula Track Club

Colonial Road Runners

Hampton Roads Runners

Evofit Run Club


Personal Bests


1500 Meter Run – 3:55.12

Mile – 4:09.89

3000 Meter Run – 8:28.59

5000 Meter Run – 14:31 (track) / 14:38 (road)

8000 Meter Run – 24:22 (cross country) / 24:33 (road)

10000 Meter Run – 30:31 (track) / 31: 18(road)

10 Mile– 50:12

Half Marathon – 1:07:52

Marathon – 2:28:22

Team Hoyt: Stroller Push

Half Marathon 1:16  – RnR Half Marathon 2012

5k – 16:16 – Turkey Derby 5k 2011


Notable Wins:

Elizabeth River 10k (7)

Baltimore 10 Miler

Marine Corps 17.75k (course record)

Mud Run 8k (6)

Crawling Crab Half Marathon

Wicked 10k (3)

Virginia is For Lovers 14k (3)

Surfing Santa 10 Miler (2)

Great American Cross Country Festival 5k Open Race