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Chantee McBride

Chantee McBride

Assistant Coach

Alma Mater:
University of Pittsburgh, 2001

Chantée Earl McBride begins her third season on head coach Alonzo Webb's staff as an assistant coach for middle and long distance events. A former Pitt standout in the 800 meters, McBride also made a name for herself on the national level after placing sixth at the U.S. Olympic trials in 2004.

As a student-athlete, McBride captured seven All-American honors, including the NCAA 800-meter crown in 2000. During her career at Pitt, McBride racked up four Big East and ECAC championships, as she placed second in the 800 at the NCAA Outdoor Championships. Over her last two years at Pitt, she won 18 individual races, including 12 indoor crowns. She was the recipient of the Panther Award, Pitt's highest athletic honor that is given out each year to the senior student-athlete who best promotes the University through athletic achievement.

Following her time in Pittsburgh, McBride moved to Palo Alto, California, where she worked as a social studies teacher for disadvantaged youths. She also continued to train while in California and produced a personal best time in the 800 of 2:00.62 in 2002.

She graduated from Pitt with a history degree and went on to earn her Master's of Art in Teaching. She is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Instruction and Learning and serves as the President for the Council of Graduate Studies in Education.

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