Don has been a community coach since 2008, He has coached and competed at all levels: post collegiate, college, high school, and youth. He has coached Starr’s Mill athletes and local youth teams, as well as serving as a coach and instructor at Nike Running Camps.
Don ran track and cross country in high school (Klein Forest, Houston, TX), in college (Georgia Tech), and post collegiately for club teams including Nike- Cincinnati and Atlanta Track Club. While at Georgia Tech, he competed in XC, indoor track, and outdoor track all 5 years. His PRs are:
8:53 for 2 mile
8:55 for 3K steeplechase
14:42 for 5K
25:05 8K cross country
30:59 for 10K cross country
Don is active in the running community as runner, track fan, and meet director. He has travelled to over 10 NCAA National Championships, 5 US Olympic Trials, and was a track volunteer at the 1996 Olympic Games. He has been a meet director for more than 20 XC meets: Starr’s Mill Panther XC Invite (5 years), Region XC Championships, USATF-GA Youth XC, Elementary XC Championship, and GA High School Meet of Champions.
Don and his wife, Wendy, have lived in Peachtree City since 1993. They have two children, Rebekah, SMHS class of 2013, and Reed, SMHS class of 2016. Reed was a 4-year letterman in both track and cross country for Starr’s Mill. Both attend the University of Georgia. Don graduated from Georgia Tech with a Bachelor's in Chemical Engineering and an MBA. He works for AT&T in sales.
Don Livingston, Community Coach
Kelly Rock has been a teacher at Starr's Mill High School for 18 years, where she teaches both Biology to 9th graders and AP Biology to juniors and seniors. She is married to Chris and has two boys, Tyler and Collin. Tyler runs cross country with Starr's Mill and also plays travel baseball. Collin plays youth football and travel baseball, as well. Kelly has run in many races for fun and has helped coach with the Peachtree City Flash youth running team when Tyler was a participant.
Rob Isaac, Community Coach
Anne has been a Community Coach for the cross-country and track team since 2009. Anne was a swimmer at SUNY Potsdam and Clarkson University, where she earned All American Honors and was admitted to the SUNY Potsdam Hall of Fame. Anne ran cross-country and track during high school, and continues to stay active, having competed in Ironman Triathlons including the World Championship in Kona, Hawaii.
Anne moved to Peachtree City with her husband and two children in 2002. Her husband, Mike, works at Yamaha Manufacturing Motor Company. Their daughter, Nicole, graduated from Starr’s Mill in 2013 and ran xc, track and swam while in high school. Their son, Matthew graduated from Starr’s Mill in 2015 and ran xc and played lacrosse all 4 years.
Anne is a certified coach through USA Track & Field and USA Triathlon.
Anne Chrzanowski, Community Coach
Rob Isaac is in his third year coaching at Starr’s Mill. Rob is a 2008 graduate of The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. While at The Citadel, Rob competed in track all four years while running cross country sophomore through senior years.
Rob currently works at Eaton Corporation within the Residential & Wiring Devices Division. He is married to Jessica Isaac, a Nurse Practitioner at the Southeastern Headquarters for Cancer Treatment Centers of America. The couple has a daughter and son, born in 2015 and 2017.
Rob is a certified USATF Official (apprentice) and has the following personal best times:
800m – 2:04
1500m – 4:17
8000m – 27:30
10,000m – 35:56
Half-Marathon – 1:24
Marathon – 3:09