Beth Glover - Retail Experience Manager
Born and raised in Richmond, Beth returned after graduating from Virginia Tech with a degree in Clothing and Textiles. She began running as a way of getting back into shape after recovering from an ACL reconstruction a few years prior. She fell in love with the sport, the community, and all things health and fitness related. Beth is an active SEAL Team PT member, Beachbody Fitness Coach, adventure racer, and five-time marathoner with more to come! She is thrilled that her passions for fashion, fitness, and giving back to the community all come together as a part of the Fleet Feet team.
Max Schneider - Marketing Manager
Max moved to Richmond just over a year ago from Austin, TX. He studied Marketing at The University of Texas and has a background starting and growing businesses. Max worked at Fleet Feet San Antonio on summer and winter breaks during college. He was introduced to distance running by his dad in the eighth grade when they ran the Capitol 10k together. Outside of work, Max is training for his first triathlon with an eye on 2020. He also loves trying new food and a good weekend trip with his wife and Golden Retriever, Randall.
Harrison Toney - Operations Manager
Harrison was born and raised in Roanoke, VA. After a standout high school career Patrick Henry, he excelled at cross country and track and field for Roanoke College, specializing and setting records in the Steeplechase. In June of 2019, Harrison was the overall national winner of Fleet Feet's The Big Run. He is currently training for the Richmond Half Marathon and his second marathon at Rehoboth Beach later this year.
Brady Weller - Floor Manager
Brady comes from Baltimore, MD where he completed a Bachelor's degree in writing and did graduate studies in theology. Besides selling shoes and finding great new apparel, Brady likes to play and coach soccer, help people with their workouts, and try out all of the Richmond restaurants. Brady has run mid-distance and distance track and cares about proper running form, diet and nutrition, and the benefits of massage! On the side, Brady owns and operates a wedding DJ business that services Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, Pennsylvania, and beyond!
Spencer Blanton - Apparel Manager
Originally from Richmond, Spencer moved back after college in South Carolina to be closer to her family. In high school, she participated in tennis and track, which led to the completion of her first half marathon in 2012. Since then, she has continued to play tennis and run. When she is bored, you can find her wandering the aisles of Target debating if she needs any of what she has picked up. She absolutely loves being a part of the Fleet Feet family and helping the Richmond community be more active!
Emily Stroetzel - Footwear Buyer
Megan Edwards - Running Club Coordinator
Megan has lived in Richmond since 2005 and has been a runner for most of her life. She ran track and played soccer at Emory University, and enjoys competing in triathlons and doing strength training. Megan has a public health background, but has a passion for endurance coaching and helping people realize their fitness goals. Megan's favorite part of working at Fleet Feet is being surrounded by lovers of running.
Ben Gabel - Inventory Coordinator
Ben graduated with a Marketing and Sport Management degree from Ohio University and moved here in September from his hometown of Canton, OH when an opportunity to further develop his career in sports marketing came about. He currently loves the marathon distance but hopes to delve into the triathlon world at some point. He is a major Cleveland sports fan (despite their track records). Ben is excited to call Richmond his new home and can’t wait to explore more of the city as it gets warmer!
Paul Murphy - Workplace Fit Coordinator
Paul, a native of Baltimore (or as he would put it: our resident Baltimoron), has been with us since February of 2019. He participated in cross-country in high school, but he became much more serious about his running after finishing college. Paul is focusing most of his training on the marathon distance, and he hopes to qualify for the Boston Marathon in the next few years. Paul loves his new home in Richmond, and if you see him out running, make sure to say hello.
Kat Edwards - High School Outreach Coordinator
Originally from Northern Michigan, Kat has recently joined the Richmond community. She is currently studying Sports Science and Nutrition and is pursuing her coaching certification for CrossFit. Upon completing her first road race at eight years old she fell in love with the sport of running and continued to race throughout high school. Today, she is training for CrossFit competitions, gearing up for some trail races and triathlons.
Cabell Franklin - Marketing Assistant
Cabell is a Richmond native and has been a runner for most of her life. She is a former cross country and track runner for Atlee high school where her love for the sport grew. Aside from her passion for running, she is an avid hiker, biker, and loves everything outdoors! She is now pursuing long distance races and triathlons. Cabell very excited to be apart of the Fleet Feet family and help give back to the RVA community!
Ryan Lynch - Digital Marketing Coordinator
Ryan was born and raised in Richmond, VA. Growing up, he was an avid soccer and tennis player, and before he came to Fleet Feet he got his BSBA in Finance from Christopher Newport University. He is an active member of the Richmond running community ,including SEAL Team PT. In the past year, Ryan has run the Richmond Half-Marathon as well as the Monument Ave 10K and hopes to one day run a full marathon. He is excited to help educate the Richmond community on the benefits of a running lifestyle.
Austin Early - Digital Marketing Coordinator
Austin is a native of Charlottesville, Virginia and joined Fleet Feet in January of 2020. He recently returned to Virginia after studying marketing at Gordon College in Massachusetts, where he also played lacrosse. Having run both cross country and track in high school, Austin is back to training for longer distances. Outside of running, Austin maintains an active lifestyle and stays connected to the Richmond lacrosse community as a youth coach. He is excited to assist Richmond runners with all their needs for health and performance.
Beth Diefenthaler - Floor Leader
Beth grew up in the Museum District of RVA. She began running during college. After college she began teaching and coaching cross country at a local middle school. She has participated in every distance from 5ks to marathons, but her favorite distance is the 13.1. When not found at RVA’s best running store, she can be found supporting her 2 boys on the sidelines of soccer and cross country or dipping a line in the James River.
Kerri Toney - Outfitter
Kerri began as a regular shopper of Fleet Feet in Roanoke when she was a cross country and track athlete at Cave Spring high school. She continued to run at Roanoke College excelling in cross country and the outdoor track at the longer track distances. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Health and Exercise Science in 2017 and hopes to continue to help motivate people to find enjoyment in running and promote healthy lifestyles. She is still continuing to run after graduating and hopes to train for longer distances in the future.