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2019 Complete Track & Field Clinic
Event Group Leaders

This List Includes Only Collegiate Coaches and Only Comprises a Portion of Our Full Staff of Event Group Leaders and Assistants. We Will Add to This List as Events Fill Up.

Featured Clinician

Boo Schexnayder (SAC)

Irving “Boo” Schexnayder is regarded internationally as one of the leading authorities in training design, bringing 39 years of experience in the coaching and consulting fields. Regarded as one of the world’s premier field event coaches, he was the mastermind behind 19 NCAA Champions during his collegiate coaching career. Schexnayder has also been a prominent figure on the international scene, having coached 11 Olympians, and has served on coaching staffs for Team USA to the 2003 Pan Am Games in Santo Domingo, the 2006 World Junior Championships in Beijing, and was the Jumps Coach for Team USA at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. Prior to his collegiate and international career, Schexnayder was a successful mathematics teacher and prep coach at St. James High School for 11 years, coaching football, track and field, and cross country. The Vacherie, La., native was class valedictorian at St. James High in 1979, and earned both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Nicholls State University. He graduated cum laude with a B.S. in physical education in 1983 and later added a master’s degree in administration and supervision in 1988, again earning cum laude honors.

Sprints Instructors

David Cusano (Colby College)

(Featured Clinician) David Cusano was recently named the new head coach of the Colby College men’s and women’s track and field teams. Before this appointment, Cusano served as the Director of the men’s and women’s track & field teams at Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts. In four years he coached 49 All-Americans and one National Champion— leading Wheaton to four national placements and several top-10 finishes of all time in the program’s history. Under his direction Wheaton posted 43 NEWMAC All-Conference performances and the men’s team earned their highest conference finish since 2010. Cusano has earned two New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Coach of the Year honors in just two years. Prior to his career at Wheaton he spent seven years at the University of Maine where he coached 30 American East Champions, 11 NCAA Regional qualifiers, two New England Champions and two Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Champions.

Latif Thomas (Complete Track and Field)

(Featured Clinician) Spanning three different high schools and divisions, Thomas has coached MA All State Champions at 55m, 300m, 400m (x2), 4x100m (x2) and 4x200m (x2)...including the MA All State Championship Meet Record (G4x100m). He’s coached athletes to the MA D4 Championship Meet Record (B300, B4x200), MA D3 Championship Meet Record (B300, B4x200), MA D2 Championship Meet Record (G4x100, G4x200), as well as 13 MA Divisional Championships in the Relays over the past 10 seasons. Thomas has presented at some of the most prestigious coaching clinics in the US including New England, Ohio, Wisconsin, Illinois, IYCA International Summit, MF All Star T&F Clinic, USTFCCCA National Convention & has co-taught the USTFCCCA T&F Technical Certification.

 

Kebba Tolbert (Harvard University)

Kebba Tolbert is in his eighth season as the women’s sprints/hurdles and horizontal jumps coach for Harvard in 2018-19 and seventh as associate head coach of the squad. 2018 was an award-winning season for Tolbert as he was named USTFCCCA Women's Assistant Coach of the Year. He saw his group score 101 of 114 points (with six event wins) in a runner-up finish at Ivy League Outdoor Heps. Tolbert's group set school records this outdoor season in the 100m, 200m, triple jump, and 100m hurdles. They also set Ivy records in the 100m and 200m, and qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary Meet in the 100m, 200m, 100m hurdles, 400m hurdles, long jump and triple jump. Tolbert mentored sprinter Gabby Thomas, who became the first Ivy League women's sprinter to win an indoor national championship in the 200m, setting a new collegiate record with her 22.38 mark in the final event heat of the NCAA Division Indoor Track and Field Championships at Texas A&M. Tolbert began his coaching career at Iowa Wesleyan and produced 21 All-Americans and the school's first national champions. During his tenure, his athletes set 25 school records, 21 conference records and broke two national marks. Kebba is a graduate of Colby College where he earned a bachelor's degree in philosophy, Tolbert earned his Master of Arts degree in exercise science in 1996 from Smith.

Gabe Sanders (Stanford University)

(Featured Clinician) Gabe Sanders is in his third year at Stanford as an Assistant  Sprints and Hurdles coach. In his first season, he coached an athlete to an NCAA runner-up finish in the 800m and later to the Olympic Trials. The men's 4x400m relay team recorded its first conference victory since 1954 and the women's team set a school indoor record in addition to being ranked No. 2 all-time outdoors, Pac-12 runners-up and an NCAA qualifier. Previously, Sanders coached at Boston University for six years where his athletes set 15 school records, 16 Patriot League titles and 28 America East championships. He also coached athletes to 10 conference meet records – six in America East and four in the Patriot League.

Mike Ekstrand (UMass - Lowell)

Mike Ekstrand enters his 19th season with UMass Lowell track and field and continues to focus on the men's and women's sprinters and relay teams. Under Ekstrand’s guidance the UMass Lowell women’s sprint record book has undergone a widespread rewrite during the last two seasons. Taelour Murphy and Elisabeth Monty combined to set ten individual and three relay records. In his 18 years, Ekstrand has helped 21 men's and women's sprinters and 23 relay teams to All-American status, many several times over. The 2012-13 seasons were no exception as both the men's and women's indoor and outdoor 4X400 teams earned All-American honors. Additionally, in 2011-12, Ekstrand was instrumental in guiding junior Evan White to second place in the 200 meter dash in 21.52 seconds at the NCAA championships; as well as the 4X400 meter relay team to the runner-up spot in 3:15.10. Ekstrand was named the East Region Men's Assistant Coach of the Year by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) in 2007 and 2009.

Miles Ketchum (WPI University)

2018-2019 marks the seventh season for Miles Ketchum as part of the WPI track & field coaching staff and his fifth with the Cross Country program. In 2017 Ketchum was elevated to full time status within the department and will serve as the head sprints & hurdles coach and coordinator of track & field. During his award-winning campaign, Ketchum coached two NCAA qualifiers in the 100m hurdles and the 400m, two Academic All Americans, and saw six WPI school records in the women’s 100m hurdles, 400m, 400 hurdles 4x400m relay and for the men, 400m, and 4x100m relay. Ketchum, a 2012 graduate of Wheaton College (MA), was an All American in the 4x500m Relay in 2012, All Conference in 2012 and was Conference Champion in the 4x100m and 4x400m relay in 2012.

Taelour Murphy (UMass - Amherst)

Taelour Murphy joined the University of Massachusetts track and field coaching staff as an assistant coach in the Fall of 2017. She works with the sprints group for the Minutewomen and Minutemen. A double-graduate of UMass Lowell, Murphy was a two-time All-American, New England champion and America East champion for the River Hawks and set six program records during her collegiate career. She was a two-time recipient of the school's Lester H. Cushing Award for best female athlete and served as team captain in 2014-15. After graduating UMass Lowell with a bachelor's in art history in 2015, Murphy served as the track and field director of operations for the River Hawks while earning her master's in education curriculum in 2015-2016. She went on to serve as the sprints and hurdles coach at Missouri Southern State University in 2016 where she coached the school's first Division II indoor and outdoor NCAA qualifiers.

Gabriel Mvumvune (Brown University)

Gabriel Mvumvure, former NCAA champion and Olympian, joined the track & field program at Brown University as an assistant coach for sprints and hurdles in April of 2019. Mvumvure boasts an extensive professional career across multiple events, highlighted by an appearance at the 2016 Rio Olympics, where he represented his native country of Zimbabwe in the 100 meters. He is a five-time World Championship participant in both indoors and outdoors, including a three-time semifinalist, and currently holds the Zimbabwe national indoor record for the 60 meters. His personal-best time of 9.98 in the 100 meters is the seventh fastest by an African in history. A standout sprinter at LSU, Mvumvure made a name for himself as one of the stars on the program’s 4x100 relay team, where he earned three career All-America honors as a member of the sprint relay. He ran the third leg of the relay as a freshman in 2008 and helped the Tigers capture the NCAA championship in the event at the national final. He also earned one SEC title and two All-SEC honors as part of the relay. Mvumvure set four personal bests as a senior and finished his collegiate career among the top 10 performers in program history in both the 60 meters and 200 meters.

Matt Wilson (Westborough HS)

Matt Wilson is entering his 3rd year as the girls track and field coach at Westborough High School. In his two seasons at the school, the girls team has broken 17 different school records. The team has acheived a combined 18-0 through the winter and spring seasons while winning the Mid-Wach B League Championship meet both indoors and outdoors both years. In 2018, they finished as Central/West Division 1 team runner-up - the highest finish in school history. He has personally qualified numerous athletes for State Divisional meets, All-State meet, New Englands, and brought five athletes to New Balance Nationals in 2018. During the years of 2011-2015, Matt served as the Head Track and Field Coach at Notre Dame Academy in Worcester. His teams have won indoor and outdoor District Divisional Championships, and he was voted two time Massachusetts State Track Coaching Association Coach of the Year by his peers. In addtion, while working at a school of just 240 girls, he sent eight girls on to collegiate track and field - 3 Division I, 2 Division II, and 3 Division III. Between indoor and outdoor track, the team has broken a whopping 45 school records.

Steve Talbot (University of Oklahoma)

Steve Talbot recently completed his first season at the University of Oklahoma as a volunteer assistant coach for the sprints and horizontal jumps. Talbot worked closely with the 4x100-meter relay team that became only the second Sooner squad to break the 39-second barrier, as well as the USTFCCCA's top-ranked men's and women's triple jump groups in the NCAA. Prior to joining the staff at OU, Talbot was as an assistant sprints and hurdles coach at Amherst College. Under Talbot's guidance, the men's 4x400-meter relay finished 10th at the Indoor National Championship meet in its first appearance since the 2011 season, putting up several Top-10 marks in program history along the way. A Massachusetts native, Talbot began his coaching career at the high school level with stops at Westfield, Minnechaug Regional, and Ludlow, during which time his athletes broke over 40 school records and qualified for the New Balance National Championship meet in 11 events.

Dale Nosel (Sheehan High School)

Dale Nosel is in his fifth year at Sheehan High School as the Assistant Track and Field Coach and was recognized as Assistant Coach of the Year at the 2018 Connecticut High School Coaches' Association. Before this, he served as a positive role model and mentor as a Voluntary Assistant Coach at the CT Track Club for four years, training young athletes on the basic principals of track and field. He is a USTFCCCA Sprint, Hurdle, and Relay Event Certified Specialist, and also has a USTFCCCA Strength and Conditioning Certification. In addition, he is a USATF Level 1 Track and Field Coach and holds a RPR Level 1 Certification. This summer marks his fifth year participating with the Complete Track and Field clinic. He graduated from the University of Connecticut with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Sciences with a Minor in Psychology, an most recently received his Teaching Certification in Physical Education and Health from Central Connecticut State University with a 3.95 GPA.

Hurdles Instructors

Marc Mangiacotti (Harvard University)

(Featured Clinician) In his first season with the Crimson, Mangiacotti saw the men’s sprinters/hurdles record five indoor marks and three outdoor marks that rank within the school’s all-time top 10. He also mentored Jarvis Harris ’15, who broke the Harvard records in the 60 meter hurdles and the 110 meter hurdles in the same season. Mangiacotti came to Harvard after a two-year tenure at Brown. During his time in Providence, R.I., he made a big impact on the Bears sprinters, coaching five Ivy League champions that combined for nine league titles. He also coached 15 athletes that earned All-Ivy League credentials and saw his group break four school records. In six years at Wheaton College, Mangiacotti’s athletes won eight NCAA national championships and earned 53 All-America accolades. His athletes also set 31 school record performances in sprints, hurdles and relay events, and he was named the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCA) Division III national and regional women’s assistant coach of the year back in 2008.

Ron Grigg (Jacksonville University)

(Featured Clinician) Ron Grigg is in his 18th season at Jacksonville University.  Grigg has made the JU Dolphins track program a beacon in the Atlantic Sun Conference by winning the A-Sun Indoor and Outdoor Championships in each of the last eight seasons – earning “Coach of the Year” in all 16 of those titles, as well as, earning the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association South Region Women’s “Coach of the Year” in 2008. Since taking over as head coach, Grigg has directly coached 124 conference champions in track and 253 all-conference performances. The program has also produced 313 Atlantic Sun All-Academic performers during that time. Last season, the Dolphins would sweep the indoor and outdoor titles for the eighth straight year – extending their conference record. The Dolphins have won every indoor title since the conference added the sport in 2006, while JU’s outdoor team holds the record for the most consecutive titles in A-Sun history.

Matt LeMaire (College of the Holy Cross)

(Featured Clinician) Mathew LeMaire is currently the Hurdles/Jumps coach at the College of the Holy Cross. In his second season there he has guided 3 athletes to new school records. Before his time at Holy Cross he was the Head Coach at Worcester State University for five years. At Worcester State he was named USTFCCCA Indoor Regional Head Coach of the Year in 2011/2012. His team won 5 conference championships, set 24 school records, and national qualifiers. Mat holds a masters degree in Exercise Science in Physical Education. He holds 3 USATF Level 2’s, and is a USTFCCCA Event Certified Specialist in Sprints/Hurdles/Relays, and Combined Events.

Howard Powell (Stony Brook University)

(Associate Clinician) Powell joined the Stony Brook staff in December 2013. In more than two years at Williams College, Powell mentored eight NCAAA Division III All-Americans, 16 NCAA Championship qualifiers and five team record holders. He assisted with recruiting and day-to-day operations for the team. Powell produced a standout career at Wheaton College, picking up NCAA Indoor Track & Field All-American honors in 2008 and 2006-07 Division III New England Regional Men's Track Athlete of the Year accolades in 2007. He was a 2007 NCAA finalist in the outdoor 110-meter hurdles event and was a two-year team captain. Respected for his leadership on and off the track, Powell was also the recipient of Wheaton College's Dean Sue Alexander Athlete and Helene Pruzynski Leadership awards during his senior year and the Caroline Cutler Metcalf Leadership Award as a sophomore.

Brett Willmott (SUNY - Potsdam)

Brett Willmott enters his first season as head coach of the Bears cross country and track and field programs. Willmott has over 20 years' experience as a collegiate coach at both the Division III and Division I levels and spent the 2016-17 and 2017-18 seasons as SUNY Oneonta's head coach. In all, Willmott has led 26 NCAA qualifiers and 6 All-American performers in two years in both cross country and track and field. Willmott spent the previous nine seasons as the associate head track and field coach at Division I University of Vermont. While in Burlington, he saw his Catamounts break 50 school records (men and women), win 22 conference championships and earn 123 all-conference honors. He coached the Swedish Junior National Hurdle Champion and had 10 athletes qualify for the NCAA Championships. In 2014, Willmott was member of UVM's America East Coaching Staff of the Year and coached two conference athletes of the year. Since 2000-01 and every year since 2007, Willmott has been a strength and conditioning and push coach for the U.S. Olympic Skeleton Team. This February, he was with Team USA at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics.

Selwyn Maxwell (MIT)

Selwyn Maxwell, Jr. enters his second season as an assistant coach with the MIT track and field and cross country programs in 2018-19. He came to MIT from the Amherst College, where he was an assistant coach for the men's program coaching the sprints, hurdles, jumps and throws. Prior to Amherst, he spent five years at the University of Connecticut as a student-athlete, where he was a two-year captain of the men's track & field program. Maxwell was instrumental in leading the Huskies to the 2013 Indoor and Outdoor Big East Championships, as well as the 2015 Outdoor American Athletic Conference (AAC) Championship. While at UConn, he earned All-Big East Honors, All-AAC Honors, was the 2013 Indoor New England champion in the 60-meter hurdles, and was a four-time NCAA East Regional qualifier in the 110-meter hurdles.Maxwell is a USATF Level 1 certified coach and has his certification in USA Weightlifting. Maxwell graduated with his Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication from the University of Connecticut in 2016 and is currently working towards his Master of Science in Sport Administration from Arkansas State University.

Chris Flynn (University of Maine)

 

Chris Flynn enters his fifth season as assistant coach in 2018-19. Flynn comes to the Black Bears after serving as an assistant coach at Bowdoin College. While at Bowdoin, Flynn assisted in all aspects of the track and field and cross country programs. Prior to Bowdoin, Flynn served as an assistant coach at Springfield College from September 2011 through May 2013.Prior to Springfield, Flynn was an assistant women’s track and field coach at Worcester State University. Flynn was a four-year student-athlete at Westfield State College in Westfield, Mass., where he was a member of the indoor and outdoor track and field teams. He received All-Conference and All-ECAC accolades in the long jump and triple jump while at Westfield State. Flynn is a May 2007 graduate of Springfield College with a degree in criminal justice. He has completed his master’s degree in physical education; concentration in advanced level coaching, from Springfield College where he graduated in May of 2015. He is USATF Level 1 certified and has his USATF Level 2 certification in the area of jumps. He also has his USTFCCCA sprint, hurdle and relay specialist certification.

Katie Souviney (Waterville HS - ME)

(Associate Clinician) Katie Souviney completed her third season as an assistant coach for the men’s and women’s track and field teams working primarily with the hurdlers, long sprinters, throwers and multi event athletes. During her first season with CCSU, the men’s team won its first ever NEC Indoor Conference Title and the coaching staff was awarded Coaching Staff of the Year. Her athletes broke four school records and Souviney had numerous athletes place at the conference meets. She also had one athlete qualify for the first round of the NCAA Championship. During her two years coaching at Maine she coached athletes to thirteen All-Conference performances, eight All-New England performances, one school record, one USA Track and Field Junior National qualifier and forty two Top 10 Performances in UMaine history.

Nicole Dumpson (CCSU)

Nicole Dumpson joined the American International sprints and hurdles track and field program in the fall of 2016. She began her carreer as an assistant coach at Eastern Connecticut State from 2005-06, where she coached the men’s team to both Indoor and Outdoor Little East Conference Championships; from there, she then became assistant coach at Lehman College from 2007-09, helping lead the team to City University of New York titles in both Indoor and Outdoor Track in 2008 and 2009. Her most recent college coaching job was at Virginia State University, where she helped lead the Cross Country team to Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association titles in 2011 and 2012, Indoor Track titles in 2012 and 2013, and an Outdoor Track championship in 2012. Her most recent stop in coaching was as Head Coach at Port Washington High School, where she was the head coach from 2013-16, coaching 24 Spring Track National Qualifiers, eight Winter Track National Qualifiers, as well as the school’s first ever Winter Conference Champion in 2015-16. After graduating college, she continued to compete in addition to coaching, winning the Empire State Games seven times in the 400 intermediate high hurdles, as well as wining the heptathalon; she also competed in the Reebok Grand Prix in the 400 meter. She was a two-time US National Championship/World Championship Trial Semi-Finalist, and the 2015 USATF Long Island Female Athlete of the Year.

Jumps Instructors

Long Jump/Triple Jump Instructors

Boo Schexnayder (SAC)

Irving “Boo” Schexnayder is regarded internationally as one of the leading authorities in training design, bringing 39 years of experience in the coaching and consulting fields. Regarded as one of the world’s premier field event coaches, he was the mastermind behind 19 NCAA Champions during his collegiate coaching career. Schexnayder has also been a prominent figure on the international scene, having coached 11 Olympians, and has served on coaching staffs for Team USA to the 2003 Pan Am Games in Santo Domingo, the 2006 World Junior Championships in Beijing, and was the Jumps Coach for Team USA at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. Prior to his collegiate and international career, Schexnayder was a successful mathematics teacher and prep coach at St. James High School for 11 years, coaching football, track and field, and cross country. The Vacherie, La., native was class valedictorian at St. James High in 1979, and earned both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Nicholls State University. He graduated cum laude with a B.S. in physical education in 1983 and later added a master’s degree in administration and supervision in 1988, again earning cum laude honors.

Reuben Jones (Princeton University)

(Featured Clinician) Jones spent five years coaching collegiately at two Ivy League institutions, Columbia University in the City of New York and Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. In total, his athletes earned three NCAA first-team All-American honors, set two Ivy League records, and won sixteen total individual Ivy League titles. Recently, Jones coached an athlete to a Ghanaian record which allowed her to represent her country in the IAAF Continental Cup and multiple African Championships. He has co-taught the USTFCCCA Jumps Specialist in addition to the T&F Technical Certifications with Boo Schexnayder.

Ken Hunt (Brown University)

(Associate Clinician) Ken Hunt joined Brown’s coaching staff in 2012 and coaches the men’s and women’s horizontal jumps, vertical jumps, and multi-events. Entering into just his second year, the Bears have made stellar improvements under Hunt’s direction as he has coached 12 All-Ivy athletes, 17 performers onto Brown University’s All-Time Top Ten list, 4 school records, and a 2012 NCAA Regional qualifier. During the 2010-2011 season, while at Georgia Southern, every student-athlete who competed in jumps recorded personal bests . As a result, Hunt was a finalist for the 2010 NCAA Southeastern Region Assistant Coach of the Year.

Steve Rubin (Amherst College)

Stephen Rubin brings 25 years of collegiate coaching experience to Amherst, including NCAA national championships at both the Division III and Division I levels. In his first season at the helm of the Mammoths, Rubin brought Amherst back into the national conversation, mentoring nine NCAA Championship qualifiers and guiding them to seven top-10 finishes at the national meets. Under his leadership, Amherst racked up two USTFCCCA All-American selections, seven All-Region nods and six All-NESCAC selections while winnning two NESCAC individual titles (4x800 relay, 800m). In addition to his abundance of coaching experience, Rubin has gained an array of experience working with USA Track and Field in various capacities including: USA Junior Elite Camp (United States Olympic Training Center Director – 1998, 1999, 2004); associate coordinator – women's elite jumps (1995-2000); combined events coaches summit (2010), and has served as a Level I School director and instructor, and a Level II instructor (1998-2004). Rubin holds several certifications including Level I and Level II USA Track and Field Coaches Education certificates and is a certified strength and conditioning specialist.

Trent Baltzell (Assumption College)

Trent Baltzell enters his third season at the helm of the Assumption Cross Country & Track and Field program in 2019 after leading it to one of the best years in program history during 2018-19. During the 2018-19 season, Baltzell had six runners earn USTFCCCA All-Academic Honors between both men's and women's cross country programs. Assumption had 26 All-Region honorees over the course of the indoor and outdoor track seasons, as well as seven NE10 Champions. The men's track program broke 15 school records over the course of the year while the women shattered 26 school records between indoor and outdoor. Prior to Assumption, Baltzell was a member of the men’s track and field at Division I University of Rhode Island. A two-year captain in both indoor and outdoor track, he is the URI school-record holder in the decathlon with 7,075 points. Baltzell, a two-time Atlantic-10 Conference decathlon champion, also holds the New England Championship record in the heptathlon with 5,226 points in 2013. He claimed four overall Atlantic-10 titles in his career (two each indoor and outdoor track), as well as capturing the New England outdoor high jump title in 2011. Baltzell also helped his team earn the New England Outdoor Team Championship in 2012.

Derek Rousseau (MIT)

Derek Rousseau returns to the MIT coaching staff for his second season in 2018-19 after four years as the head coach for the State University of New York at Oswego. He oversees the men’s and women’s jumping events. In his first season with the Engineers, Rousseau was named as the USTFCCCA East Region Men's Indoor Track and Field Assistant Coach of the Year. Rousseau holds several coaching certifications, including both the USATF Level III and IAAF Level 5 certifications in the jumping events and is a USTFCCCA Sprint / Hurdle / Relay Specialist. Rousseau also holds a USTFCCCA Strength and Conditioning license and is a NASM Certified Performance Enhancement Specialsit. Rousseau received his M.Ed in Counseling from Providence College and earned his Bachelor in Psychology from Sacred Heart University in Connecticut in 2004.

High Jump Instructors

Museveni Akanno (UCONN)

(Featured Clinician) Museveni 'Moose' Akanno comes to UConn after having spent the past four seasons serving as an assistant coach for the Dartmouth women's track and field program. During his time with the Big Green, Akanno has helped guide several individuals to record-setting performances and Heptagonal Championships. His former student-athletes on the women's side have broken records in high jump, long jump, triple jump, pentathlon as well as sprint hurdles during both indoor and outdoor seasons. He has also helped to elevate the men's jumps to new heights with numerous program records and top-five showings by several student-athletes under his guidance.

Jen Harvey (Wheaton College)

Jen Harvey enters her third season as an assistant jumps coach for the men's and women's and track and field team at Wheaton College during the 2018-19 academic year. Harvey ‘07 returns to Wheaton College after a four-year stint as assistant track and field coach at Stonehill College where she worked from 2008-2011 with both the men’s and women’s sprints and jumps group. During her time at Stonehill, she coached the programs first ever NCAA Division II National Champion in the high jump and under her guidance, broke school records in the 200 meters, high jump, long jump, triple jump, pole vault, and 4x100 meter relay. As an undergraduate at Wheaton College, Harvey was a four-year member of the indoor and outdoor track and field team and served as captain her junior and senior year. She was a two time National Champion (in the high jump), a five time All American and a seven-time National Qualifier (high jump, 55meter hurdles, 100 meter hurdles and the 4x100 meter relay). Additionally, she was selected three times as the NEWMAC Athlete of the year from 2005-2007. Harvey kept training post collegiately in the high jump and won USATF Club Nationals and broke the club record with a jump of 5’10 (1.78 meters). Harvey has earned her USATF level 2 jumps certification, and the level 1 USTFCCCA technical track and field coaching certification.

Dan Schwartz (Stonehill College)

Dan Schwartz joined the Skyhawks in 2013 and was named assistant coach with the track and field program at Stonehill College. He serves as the coach for sprinters, vertical jumpers, and multi-event athletes. During the 2017-18 season, Schwartz coached an athlete to All-America second team in the pole vault and aided her to become the first woman Skyhawk to earn All-America honors in the field. She also dominated during the season, finishing first at both NE10 Indoor and Outdoor Championships, as well as breaking the school records in both seasons. Schwartz also trained two other pole vaulters during the season and saw the three athletes sweep the pole vault field in both NE10 Championships. Schwartz has also coached multiple 400-meter distance runners that have competed at the NCAA Division II Indoor Championships in the 4000-meter distance medley relay. Schwartz comes to Stonehill after spending a year as an assistant track and field coach at Central Connecticut State University, and prior to that, he served as an assistant track and field and cross country coach at Northampton High School. Schwartz graduated from the University of Massachusetts in 2012, where he was a captain of the track and field team and recorded the fourth highest point total in UMass history in the decathlon. Schwartz is a USTFCCCA Level 2 Certified Jumps Specialist.

Distance Instructors

Jason Saretsky (Harvard University)

(Featured Clinician) Jason Saretsky is the Director of Track and Field and Cross Country at Harvard University. During his 11 season tenure at Harvard, the Crimson have accomplished 29 All-America performances. He has mentored 40 NCAA qualifiers, 119 NCAA regional qualifiers, coached his athletes to nine individual ECAC/IC4A titles with 89 Heptagonal champions in addition to a number of school records and personal bests. Saretsky had a successful career at Iona as a Head Coach of Track and Field and Cross Country before he began at Harvard. He helped Iona's men's cross country team to four-consecutive top-10 finishes at the NCAA Championships, including a pair of fourth-place finishes, and three NCAA regional titles in four years. Iona's women's cross country program won its first two Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference titles and he coached 18 individuals to the NCAA Indoor and Outdoor Championships, where 14 earned All-America honors in distance events.

Renny Waldron (Davidson College - NC)

(Featured Clinician) Prior to Davidson, Waldron served as a volunteer assistant at Harvard where he worked with the men's distance runners. Before working with the Crimson, Waldron served at the assistant track and field coach and cross country coordinator at Northeastern from 2006-12. At Northeastern, Waldron saw 18 school records fall in the distance events and helped six individuals to CAA titles from 2010-12. He helped Northeastern to its highest-ever finish in the conference and mentored Eric Jenkins, who posted a pair of sub-four minute mile times and was the only freshman to qualify for the NCAA final in the 1,500 in 2011. Prior to his time at Northeastern, Waldron served as the head cross country and track and field coach at nearby Cambridge Rindge and Latin from 2004-06. He oversaw the entire boys team and led them to eight Greater Boston League championships.

Kim Spence (Wheaton College - MA)

(Associate Clinician) Kim Spence serves as head coach for the men's and women's cross country programs at Wheaton. She begins her 11th season overall as a coach at Wheaton and fourth overall as a member of the track & field staff. As a four-year member of the indoor and outdoor track & field teams at Wheaton, and a cross country runner her senior year, Spence helped the Lyons win six NCAA track & field championships. A two-year captain for each track & field squad, she earned All-America honors in the indoor 4x400-meter relay and the outdoor 3,000-meter steeplechase as a senior after drawing honors as a sophomore for the indoor 800-meter run. Spence qualified seven times for New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) All-Conference honors. In cross country, she was an all-region and all-conference runner during her lone season of competition.

Throws Instructors

Shot Put/Discus Instructors

Darcy Wilson (Harvard University)

(Featured Clinician) Darcy Wilson joined the Harvard staff as Assistant Coach in 2016 after coaching at Brown University since 2012. Before her stay at Brown she spent three years at UMass Amherst where she was responsible for coaching all the throwing events for men and women. At UMass, Wilson's athletes rewrote the record books, setting all-time bests in the discus, shot put, weight throw, and javelin. She also coached a hammer thrower to the NCAA Regional Championships and worked with several top post-collegiate athletes. Prior to UMass, Wilson coached at Keene State, where she coached an NCAA DIII national champion in the men's hammer throw. She also coached NCAA qualifiers in the men's javelin, women's javelin, men's weight throw, and men's hammer, as well as school records in the men's discus, hammer, shot put and javelin along with women's discus and javelin records. Wilson also coached at Keene High School, where she produced the New England record holder in the discus.

Mike Delgado (Stonehill College)

(Featured Clinician) Michael Delgado returns to Stonehill Athletics as the men’s and women’s cross country and track & field assistant coach. He will primarily focus on throws, hurdles, and horizontal jumps. Delgado returns to Stonehill after a 10-year stint as an assistant track & field coach at Boston University, joining the institution in 2008. Delgado was recognized by BU in 2012 as the inaugural winner of the Terrier Staff Award, which is given out to a Terrier staff member who goes above and beyond his or her duties. Delgado assisted in three NEICAAA champions, four ECAC Champions, six NCAA outdoor regional qualifiers, two NCAA Indoor Championships qualifiers, and two NCAA Outdoor Championship qualifiers. He also saw the women's track & field team to three Patriot League Championships during his tenure, two women's cross country titles, and one men's. Before becoming a Terrier, Delgado spent two years with the Skyhawks, including training the program's first All-American in a non-distance event with a sixth-place finish in the 60-meter dash from Torrey Price at the 2007 NCAA Division II Indoor Track & Field Championship. Delgado is also a member of the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).

Lisa LeClair (Tufts University)

Lisa LeClair enters her 11th year as the Throws Coach for the Jumbos. Lisa has had incredible success at Tufts, coaching over 20 NESCAC and New England Champions in the throws, as well as numerous All-Americans in the shot put, discus, hammer throw, weight throw, and pentathlon. Most recently, the Tufts throwers scored 32 points at the 2015 NESCAC Championships. Lisa attended Wheaton College, where she played soccer and captained the track and field team. As a heptathlete, she found most of her success in the throws, qualifying for the NCAAs in the shot put.

Javelin Instructors

Nash Oven (VS Athletics)

(Featured Clinician) Earned USATF Level II Coaching Certifications in Sprints, Hurdles & Relays and Throws. Most recently while at Robert Morris University, Oven's group of throwers and sprinters saw greater success in his second season as four athletes qualified for the NCAA Regional Championships, two in the hammer, one in the javelin and one in the intermediate hurdles. During the indoor season, Oven coached Kevin Argauer to an All-East Coast performance in the 35lb weight throw and during the outdoor season he guided Gabriella Rinehart to All-East Coast honors as a freshman in the women's hammer throw. Rinehart's throw at the ECAC Championships qualified her for the USATF Junior National Qualifying standard. Before this, he served a one-year stint at Slippery Rock University working closely with the throwers and developing three student-athletes into national qualifiers.