Shelly LaBarre enters her 20th year of coaching the sport here at Gill St. Bernard's and brings a wealth of experience and passion to the program.

LaBarre has helped the program become one of the top teams in the state. Her boys’ teams were crowned New Jersey Prep B Champions in 2003, 2007 and 2014 and the girls’ squad has finished runner-up in 2011 and 2012. She has also had countless athletes from both the boys' and girls' squads win individual Prep B, Non-Public B and county titles, with many more going on to compete in the NCAA.

"I am a very easy-going and approachable coach," says LaBarre. "I want my athletes to work hard and to see success, and I love helping them achieve that. With their dedication and commitment and with my creativity and passion, we can accomplish great things."

LaBarre was a standout athlete prior to coaching the sport. She competed at the Division II level while attending East Stroudsburg University. While there, she was selected to all-conference and All-East teams in the 200 meter and 300 meter sprints. She also held three school records in sprinting events and served as captain her junior and senior years.
LaBarre currently serves as the Supervisor of Health and Physical Education here at Gill.

The boys’ indoor track and field team has a strong tradition at Gill. The Knights have claimed three Prep B Championships (2003, 2007, 2014) throughout their history. It has also boasted numerous All-Conference and All-Prep honorees, most notably thrower CJ Licata ‘18 who was named’s Male Indoor Track and Field Athlete of the Year last season.
Levels: Varsity
Head Coach: Shelly LaBarre
Starting Date: Monday before Thanksgiving 
Approximate ending date: End of February 
Game Sites: Invitational arenas

Middle School

The Middle School coed track & field team helps students develop their skills while learning about different events the sport offers. The team regularly competes in Big Blue Invitational to get championship experience. This serves as an important program in developing student-athletes for the successful Upper School Track programs.

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Gill St. Bernard’s is a private, coeducational day school for students age three through grade 12, located in suburban New Jersey. Each of the three school divisions provides a rigorous, meaningful, and age-appropriate curriculum, and all students benefit from the environmental learning opportunities that exist on our 208-acre campus.