A Frederick County native, Becky McCutcheon has been devoted to teaching, coaching, mentoring, running and chaperoning on county, state, national, and international levels most of her life. McCutcheon taught physical education in the Frederick County school system for more than 30 years; coached swimming at the YMCA, Hood College, Frederick and Braddock pools; and for 20 years taught senior swimming. She was actively involved with coaching and mentoring the Jeanne Bussard Track and Field Special Olympics Team for 12 years. McCutcheon was a member of the Maryland Marathon Commission, Frederick Fitness Commission, and a charter member of the Frederick Steeplechasers. She is known and respected internationally for her involvement with the U.S.A. Track and Field team.