Coach Pitzel ran track, cross country, and played soccer in high school where she was part of a State Championship soccer team. Her passion is now running and she has completed 8 full marathons. Coach Pitzel has been the Head Cross Country Coach and Assistant Track coach at Katy Taylor for the past 8 years and has coached many state and regional qualifiers. Her biggest accomplishment has been being named Brooks’ Most Inspiring Coach in 2011. She is excited to lead the Girls’ Track & Field and Cross Country teams at Tompkins and to create a tradition of excellence.