- Donovon Mundy is joining the Ridge View High School Cross Country staff as an assistant coach. Coach Mundy Is from Orlando, FL. He was raised in Jacksonville, FL where he started school and Track & Field. He ran the mile in the 8th grade at Matthew W. Gilbert, which after an undefeated season , his PR was 5:25. In high school, Mundy started to reach into his potential by improving each year and finishing his HS career running 432 in the 1600, 156 in the 800 and 1620
In the 5k. He ended up choosing Virginia Union university to compete collegiately. As a freshman, he led VUU to their first conference XC championship title running 26:14 placing third at the championship. After a change in coaching, he joined a MEAC distance powerhouse in UMES, where he ended up winning two more cross country championship rings with a personal best of 25:45 in the 8k. while every year He qualified for conference, his junior and senior year he qualified in the 800 at IC4A running 1:52 his junior year. At the end of his last two years He received the coaches award. Being that leader that steps up and makes things happen for the team and brings the team together also.
“Coach Mundy will bring a wealth of experience to my staff. We had many battles in both of our athletic careers competing in one of the hottest conferences at the time, The MEAC. He has a winning DNA, having won at the college level and a drive to always work and I know that will do Wonders for the kids here. Between him and Coach O i am confident in having a very good staff that will help in development of these kids as we get them ready for the next level”- Coach Stackhouse
See a list of his accomplishments below:
Track & Field/Cross Country
2 time MEAC Team Champion(UMES)
1 time CIAA Conference Champion (Virginia Union)
Multiple time Conference Qualifier(MEAC)