Girls Indoor Track - Varsity
Head Coach - Rob DeFilippis
Rob DeFilippis Founder of Runner's High - Metuchen/Co-Founder RH-Freehold is a certified USATF Level I Track and Field Coach. He is a former NCAA Division I Cross Country and Track athlete at the University of Maryland. He is the current coach of Red Bank Catholic High School, where in 2011 his girl's 4 x800 relay team captured the Indoor National Championship running the 3rd fastest time in US history. Rob is also a 2 time NJ State Indoor Coach of the year and multiple Shore Conference Coach of the year in xc and track. He serves as co-director of the Shore Running Experience camp for distance runners held in conjunction with Monmouth University and recently has been named race director for the Belmar Chase, a major road race on the Jersey Shore.
During his tenure at RBC, Rob has coached 29 HS All-Americans, 6 NJ State All Group Champions, 45 NJ State Group Champions, and many county and Shore Conference individual winners as well.
On the team side, his boy’s have won 12 straight Shore Conference Divisional XC titles dating back to 2001. The girl’s have won 5 State Group XC titles, 1 NJ Meet of Champs title, 2 Indoor Track group titles, 2 Outdoor Track Sectional titles, 7 Monmouth County titles and 4 Shore Conference titles in his tenure.
Currently he has athletes competing at Columbia, Princeton, Michigan, Lehigh , and the University of Richmond.
Assistant Coach: Stevenson Cajuste | profile
Coach Cajuste was a NCAA Division 1 Track & Field athlete at Monmouth University. He finished his career with multiple Second - Team All Conference Honors in the Long Jump and 400 Hurdles. He was also a USATF Jr. National Qualifier in the 400 Hurdles, where he was able to run at the historic Hayward Field in Eugene Oregon. Other notable achievements include finishing 7th at the Prestigious Penn Relays in the 400 Hurdles, 7th at Nike Indoor Nationals in the Shuttle Hurdle Relay, and becoming the 2008 NJ All Group Champion in the Long Jump.
Since joining the RBC Track & Field staff, Coach Cajuste has coached 3 NJ State Group Champions, 2 NJ Sectional State Champions, 4 Monmouth County Champions, and 2 Shore Conference Champions. He has also coached 13 new Balance National Qualifiers in 7 different events. The girls have won a NJ State Sectional Outdoor Title, a Monmouth County Indoor and Outdoor Title, and 2 Outdoor Track Divisional Titles.
Coach Cajuste has a Bachelors Degree in Health Studies and is currently studying to become a Radiologic Technologist.