Sinead Delahunty Evans has been head coach of Brandeis track and field since December of 2013. Now in her fourth full season as head cross country coach and fifth as track and field coach, Delahunty Evans previously spent two years as a full-time assistant working with the Judges' distance and middle-distance runners.
Under Delahunty's guidance, Brandeis has had nine different athletes qualify for NCAA Championships in six different events, including three-time cross country All-American Emily Bryson '19; three competitors in the mile run in 2014 (Amelia Lundkvist '14, Vicki Sanford '14 and Kesley Whitaker '14). Triple jumper Mo Sidique '14 won All-America honors as a senior. Bryson, Irie Gourde '17 MA '18 and Doyin Ogundiran '19 all represented the Judges outdoors in 2017, while Bryson and Ryan Stender '18 were cross country All-Americans in the fall of 2017.
Evans is a 1993 graduate of Providence College, where she was a six-time All-American. She established a PC record in the indoor 1,000 meters and helped set the indoor and outdoor 4 x 800 meter relay mark and the outdoor distance medley relay record. She was the Providence Female Athlete of the Year in 1993 and was inducted into the Friars' Hall of Fame in 2009. Evans went on to compete for Ireland in four World Championships and in the 1996 Atlanta and 2000 Sydney Olympics in the 1,500.
She has also served as head coach at Regis College in 2002 and is currently also an assistant with the Waltham Track Club.