Cindy has been distance running for the last 20 years, completing 13 full marathons and numerous half marathons. She has been the LS head coach from the inaugural season four years ago, prior to that she coached MS cross country and MS track.
She attended Middle Tennessee State University for undergrad and to obtain her Administrative certification. She attended Trevecca University for her masters in curriculum and her doctorate in Leadership and Best Practices.
She has been teaching art at FRA for 14 years, and has 2 sons who are also FRA panthers. Cindy currently serves as the Director of the Fine and Performing Arts at FRA and teaches numerous art classes in all levels.
Mary Sentell is in her first season as one of the Assistant Coaches of the Franklin Road Academy Lower School Cross Country team. For the past four years, she has been a Girls On The Run Coach for her previous elementary school in Sumner County. She enjoys encouraging young runners to persevere, have grit, and grown in confidence.
Mary graduated from the University of Tennessee Knoxville in 2011 with a Bachelors Degree in Child and Family Studies and a Masters Degree in Elementary Education. She was apart of the University of Tennessee Dance Company and enjoyed playing intramural sports with her fun group of friends all throughout college. She previously taught in Sumner County Schools for seven years. Mary currently serves as a First Grade teacher.