Paul Lagno is in his second season as head men’s and women’s cross country/track and field coach at Daemen College. In his first year, he led the women’s cross country team to a runner-up finish at the East Coast Conference Championships, and a fourth-place finish at the NCAA Division II East Regional Championships.
Lagno, a native of Millbrook, N.Y., came to Daemen from Northwood University in West Palm Beach, Fla., where he has served as head men’s and women’s cross country coach and assistant men’s and women’s track and field coach. He also previously served as operations assistant for the Seminoles’ men’s cross country and track and field programs at Florida State University in Tallahassee.
While attending SUNY Albany, Lagno set six school records as a member of the track and field team and earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from the university. He also holds a master’s degree in sports management from Florida State.