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Petrana Petkova - Assistant Coach - 1st Season
first year as an assistant coach at Union College
This will be her
first overseeing the men's and women's cross country/track and field programs.
Petrana graduate from Goshen College in 2007 with bachelor's degree in Physical Education and Sports management.
Petkova also worked at Lafayette Sports Centre in Lafayette, Indiana as a Sports Performance Trainer.
During that year Petkova was working individual with high profile athletes in different sports conducting their weightlifting programs.
running career at Goshen College
earned two individual NAIA national titles and 14 NAIA All-American honors, the most in school history.
won back-to-back titles in the indoor 5000 and outdoor 10000 meters in 2007.
In cross country, Petkova
was a four year All-American at the NAIA national meet.
sits atop the Goshen College
cross country chart with the fastest 5K time in school history.
also holds records in the 1500, the mile, 3000 and 5000 indoors, as well as the 3000, 5000 and 10000 outdoors.
A native of Razlog, Bulgaria, Petkova
country in the Balkan Games, European Cup and Mountain run European Cup.
From 1995-2003 Petkova was the member of Bulgarian Cross Country National Team.
twice won the National Cross-Country title and was a three-time runner-up.
is national 5000m indoor record holder.
also won two National triathlon championships and represented the country in the European triathlon cup in 1997.
daughter Kristina live in Bourbonville, Ky. Petrana's husband works as a Strength and Conditioning Coach in the Premier Soccer league
free time, Petkova
enjoys running, reading and spending time with her