SINCE 1978

Who's Who Of Sneaker Factory

Sneaker Factory has been the starting point for many illustrious running careers. NCAA All-Americans, State Champions, National Record Holders, Renowned Authors, & some of the most finely tuned minds in the industry. We’ve been lucky to have had some incredibly over-qualified people join our staff and share their running knowledge with our customers!  Here’s a sampling (past and present) of some of the fine athletes, coaches, and medical professionals who have worked with us over the years.

Kyle Merber

Former Columbia U. Standout & NCAA Record-Holder at 1500m.

Declan Murray

1:46 800m Personal Best and Multiple Time NCAA All-American

Anthony DeBenedictis

Seton Hall University XC All American, former Oak Knoll Track and XC coach

Tim Styler

Cranford HS and Villanova Univ Track and XC Star

Matt Elmuccio

Westfield HS Track and XC legend

Joan Twine

Former NJ Waterfront Marathon Office Manager 

Julie Culley

Rutgers University All-American and many time member of USA National team in Track and XC

J.J. Clark

University of Tennessee Women Track and XC Coach

Joe Jacobs

2x Group 1 Champion for Butler High School

Chris Tafelski

Current Westfield HS Track and XC coach

Paul Irwin Jr.

Current Roselle Catholic HS Track and XC coach

Chris Lear

Former State Champion from Pingry School and “running author” of two best selling running books including “Running With the Buffaloes”

Tim Lear

Pingry Track and XC Coach and former “SF Employee of the Year” (one and only recipient of this coveted award)

Marc Jaffe DC

USA Team Chiropractor, Games of the XXVIII Olympiad-Athens, Greece (based out of Summit NJ)

Roger Price

World and National Age Group XC Champion

Betty Shonts

1984 Olympic Trials Qualifier, Women’s Marathon

Enrique Washington

Seton Hall University, Big East 800 meter Champion 

Charles Simpkins

Former World Record holder Triple Jump and Olympic Silver Medallist

Meg Waldron

Honored as of the Top 10 All Time New Jersey Girls XC runners by the Newark Star Ledger, Bernards HS

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