Coach Violet Kern is making her Penn State Fayette coaching debut this season. Kern has over ten years of experience as a cross country athlete. She is a multi-year All County recipient while at Uniontown High School, and a member of University of Pittsburgh's cross country porgram where she was a Scholar Athlete. She is also an assistant coach for the Uniontown Jr. High Cross Country team.
She lives in Uniontown and is a graduate student.