Patrick Cunniff is beginning his second season as a member of the TCU coaching staff. Cunniff oversees both cross country programs in the fall and work with both the men's and women's distance runners during the indoor and outdoor track seasons.
Cunniff spent the previous two years as a volunteer assistant coach for the women's track program at the University of Texas in Austin. While at UT, he helped with recruiting and in practice with both the distance runners and sprinters. The Longhorn women's team captured both the indoor and outdoor Big XII titles in 2003, the Big XII Conference outdoor championship in 2004 and was the South Central Regional Cross Country Champions in 2003.
Cunniff was a three-year letterwinner in both cross country and track at the University of Georgia, graduating in 1991 with a degree in political science.