Brian Coyne
Brian Coyne
Height: 5-11
Year: JR
Hometown: Manchester, Conn.
High School: Manchester
Events: Distance
Major: Finance

Personal Bests

  • Indoor
    • 1000m: 2:36.45 (2018-19 at URI Coaches Tribute)
    • Mile: 4:33.67 (2018-19 at Sorlien Invitational)
  • Outdoor
    • 3000m Steeplechase: 9:56.16 (2018-19 at Holy Cross Invite)


  • Indoor:
    • Finished 18th in the mile (4:33.67) at the Sorlien Invitational.
    • Finished 13th in the 1000m (2:36.45) at the URI Coaches Tribute.
    • Finished seventh in the mile (4:34.86) at the URI Pre-Conference Meet.
  • Outdoor:
    • Finished third in the 3000m steeplechase (10:04.28) at the Bryant Black & Gold Invitational.
    • Finished sixth in the 3000m steeplechase (9:57.60) at the UConn Northeast Challenge.
    • Placed second in the 3000m steeplechase (9:56.16) at the Holy Cross Invite.
    • Won the 3000m steeplechase (9:57.47) at the Brown Open.

Before URI

  • Graduated with Honors from Manchester High School.
  • Member of the cross country, indoor track, and outdoor track teams.
  • Captained all three teams his junior and senior year.


  • Son of Michael and Lori Coyne.
  • Has one brother, Joseph, a senior at Central Connecticut.
  • Chose Rhode Island for the business program, athletic program, and campus.
  • Favorite athlete is Isaiah Thomas.
  • Favorite teams are the Boston Celtics and New England Patriots. 
  • Majoring in Finance with plans on becoming an analyst.