Adam Sukiennik enters his third season as a men's and women's cross country student assistant in 2017.
A native of Willow Springs, Illionis, Sukiennik was an member of the Cross Country and Track Club at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from 2011-2014. During that time he also competed in full and half marathons achieving a personal best of 2:40 in the marathon (2012 Toronto Scotiabank) and 74:30 in the half marathon (2013 Hoosier Half).
Sukiennik currently runs for Dirigo Racing Club in Maine focusing on events ranging from the 3k-marathon.
Sukiennik graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology in 2014 and is currently working on his doctorate of physical therapy at Husson University.