Meet the Athletic Department

Michael J. Craig, C.A.A.
Athletic Director






Mike graduated from Penn State University in 1995 with a B.S. in Health and Physical Education and did his student teaching in Cumberland Valley School District. He then taught at Cumberland Valley from 1996 to 2004 and also coached Baseball, Football, and Wrestling.

Mike received his M.S. in Athletic Administration/Principal Certification from McDaniel College in Maryland while still a teacher at CV. In 2004, he went on to become Athletic Director/Assistant Principal for Dover Area School District, where he remained until the Spring of 2008. While at Dover, he became a nationally certified athletic administrator through the National Interscholastic Administrators Association and has the designation of C.A.A.

Mike is also a member of the PIAA District 3 Committee where he serves as the District 3 Wrestling Chairman and is on the District 3 Swimming Steering Committee. Mike also serves on the Executive Council of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Director’s Association as the District 3 Rep and is the current President-Elect of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Director's Association.

Mike is married to the former Lauren McKiel and has two daughters Nora and MaryAlice.


Darnell Stanford
Assistant Athletic Director
Community Aquatics Director




Darnell graduated from Cumberland Valley in 2004 and then went on to Slippery Rock University, where he graduated in 2008 with a B.S. in Health and Physical Education.  Darnell received his M.S. in Coaching Education from Ohio University while working in his current role at Cumberland Valley. Darnell has served as a game manager for several PIAA and District 3 Championships events in various sports. Darnell is the Mid Penn Conference Swimming and Diving Chairman and also the Mid Penn Conference Lacrosse Chairman.

Darnell also oversees our Community Aquatic Program, which provides a wide range of aquatic activities for the Cumberland Valley Community.

Darnell is married to the former Devin Dvorak, and has one daughter, Delaney.

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