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Coaching staffs announced for five international competitions, including IAAF World Championships

4/18/2019
 

INDIANAPOLIS -- USATF national team coaching and support staffs were announced Thursday for five international competitions in 2019, including the IAAF World Relays in Yokohama and the IAAF World Championships in Doha, Qatar.

 

In addition, USATF is sending full teams and staff to the 2019 Europe vs. USA Match, NACAC U23 and Pan American U20 Championships. More than 110 staff members will serve Team USATF athletes on these five teams. Athlete rosters will be announced as teams are finalized.

 

Leading Team USATF at the IAAF World Championships are women’s head coach Bonnie Edmondson (Trinity College) and men’s head coach Robert Gary (Furman University). Orin Richburg will serve as head coach for the IAAF World Relays with assistant sprint coaches Angela Williams (Prairie View A&M University) and Linda Lanker (Spokane Community College) as well as assistant relay coach Olympian Mechelle Freeman.

 

Dena Evans and Mike Ford (Baylor University) will act as head coaches for the women’s and men’s teams at the Europe vs. USA Match. For the NACAC U23 championships, Easter Gabriel and Rod Staggs will serve as head coaches and Pamela Marquez (Heritage Christian School) and Michael Lawson will lead Team USATF at the Pan American U20 Championships.

 

Fans can follow along with #TeamUSATF on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

 

IAAF World Championships Doha 2019

 

Women’s Staff

Bonnie Edmondson

Head Coach

Trinity College

Chris Johnson

Assistant Coach – Sprints/Hurdles

University of Arkansas Fayetteville

Dena Evans

Assistant Coach - Distance

Redwood City, California

Delethea Quarles

Assistant Coach – Jumps/Combined

University of South Carolina

Sandra Fowler

Assistant Coach – Throws

Coastal Carolina University

Cathleen Cawley

Head Manager

University of Idaho

Men’s Staff

Robert Gary

Head Coach

Furman University

Maurice Pierce

Assistant Coach - Sprints/Hurdles

Hampton University

Damon Martin

Assistant Coach - Distance

Adams State University

Nic Petersen

Assistant Coach - Jumps/Combined

University of Florida

Ashley Muffet

Assistant Coach - Throws

Ohio State University

Ken Brauman

Head Manager

Seminole High School

Combined Staff

Melinda Withrow

Event Manager

Polson High School

David Watkins

Event Manager

Washington, D.C.

Orin Richburg

Relay Coach

Charlotte, North Carolina

Medical Staff

Harris Patel

Head ATC

Norcross High School

Christie-Lee Coad

ATC

College Station, Texas

Akihito Tajima

ATC

Orlando, Florida

Andy Glidewell

PT/ATC

Fayetteville, Arkansas

Erin Hassler

ATC

Houston, Texas

Jacob Crow

ATC

Indianapolis, Indiana

Chris Yee

LMT

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Jerrica Thomas

PT

Fayetteville, Arkansas

Josh Glass

DC

Marietta, Georgia

James Parker

DC

Kaysville, Utah

Amadeus Mason

MD

Decatur, Georgia

Rebecca Breslow

MD

Brookline, Massachusetts

Lani Lawrence

Sports Psychologist

University of Southern California

Mackenzie White

Nutritionist

Coronado, California




 

IAAF World Relays Yokohama 2019

 

Staff

Orin Richburg

Relay Coach

Charlotte, North Carolina

Mechelle Freeman

Assistant Relay Coach

Maple Grove, Minnesota

Angela Williams

Women’s Assistant Coach - Sprints

Prairie View A&M University

Kristin Heaston-Bell

Women’s Head Manager

Atlanta, Georgia

Linda Lanker

Men’s Assistant Coach - Sprints

Spokane Community College

Manny Bautista

Men’s Head Manager

San Diego Mesa Community College

Kenny Banks

Event Manager

Houston, Texas

Lauryn Williams

Event Manager

Dallas, Texas

Medical Staff

Dustin Williams

Head ATC

Brigham Young University

Harris Patel

ATC

Buford, Georgia

Darrell Barnes

ATC

Carmel, Indiana

Yuki Sugimoto

ATC

Greensboro, North Carolina

Andy Glidewell

PT/ATC

Fayetteville, Arkansas

Karen Standley

LMT

Beaverton, Oregon

Asdrubal Lopez

DC

Spokane, Washington

Monique Burton

MD

Seattle, Washington

Mackenzie White

Nutritionist

Coronado, California

Sean McCann

Sport Psychologist

Colorado Springs, Colorado

Lani Lawrence

Sports Psychologist

West Hollywood, California



 

2019 Europe vs. USA Match

 

Women’s Staff

Dena Evans

Head Coach

Redwood City, California

Ryan Wilson

Assistant Coach - Sprints/Hurdles

Los Angeles, California

Cristy Snellgroves

Assistant Coach - Distance

Lake Sumter State College

Chris Johnson

Assistant Coach - Jumps/Combined

University of Arkansas Fayetteville

Michele Curcio

Assistant Coach - Throws

Lafayette College

Wendy Truvillion

Head Manager

Grand Canyon University

Men’s Staff

Mike Ford

Head Coach

Baylor University

Joel Brown

Assistant Coach - Sprints/Hurdles

Ohio State University

Mark Coogan

Assistant Coach - Distance

Newburyport, Massachusetts

James Thomas

Assistant Coach - Jumps/Combined

Texas Tech University

Justin St. Clair

Assistant Coach - Throws

North Dakota State University

Gary Morgan

Head Manager

Clarkston, Michigan

Combined Staff

Jennifer Nanista-Stephens

Event Manager

San Diego Christian College

Byron Turner

Event Manager

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Orin Richburg

Relay Coach

Charlotte, North Carolina

Medical Staff

Jody Moore

Head ATC

Waco, Texas

Sean Gateley

ATC

Azusa Pacific University

Christine Hendry

ATC

Portland, Oregon

Chris Thomas

LMT

Victoria, Texas

Krystal Barclay

LMT

University of South Carolina

Leo Kormanik

DC

Cleveland, Ohio

Connie Hayes

DC

St. Louis, Missouri

Joel Kary

MD

Indianapolis, Indiana

Chris Stanley

Sports Psychologist

Florida State University



 

NACAC U23

 

Women’s Staff

Easter Gabriel

Women’s Head Coach - Sprints/Hurdles

Lancaster, Texas

Connie Teaberry

Women’s Assistant Coach - Jumps/Multis

Davis Junction, Illinois

Lucais MacKay

Women’s Assistant Coach - Throws

State College, Pennsylvania

Shayla Houlihan

Assistant Coach - Distance

University of California, Berkeley

Mary Wineberg

Head Manager

Cincinnati, Ohio

Men’s Staff

Rod Staggs

Men’s Head Coach - Sprints/Hurdles

Overland Park, Kansas

Gary Aldrich

Assistant Coach - Throws

Carnegie Mellon University

Damon Martin

Assistant Coach - Distance

Alamosa, Colorado

Shawn Wilbourn

Assistant Coach - Jumps/Multis

Duke University

Veronica Rodriguez-Butler

Head Manager

Greensboro, North Carolina

Combined Staff

Danielle Siebert

Event Manager

University of Maryland

Michael Murphy

Event Manager

Burleson, Texas

Mechelle Freeman

Relay Coach

Maple Grove, Minnesota

Wallace Spearmon

Relay Coach

Fayetteville, Arkansas

Medical Staff

Katie Rovtar

Head ATC

Clemson University

Thomas Kirsch

ATC

Mansfield, Texas

Bronson Sagon

ATC/LMT

Texas Christian University

Roger White

LMT

Rochester Hills, Michigan

Amy Berglund

DC

Missoula, Montana

Christine Foss

ATC/DC

Towaco, New Jersey

Vincent Key

MD

University of Kansas

Brian Zuleger

Sports Psychologist

Adams State University



 

Pan American U20 Championships

 

Women’s Staff

Pamela Marquez

Head Coach - Jumps

Heritage Christian School

Angela Williams

Assistant Coach - Sprints/Hurdles

Houston, Texas

Richard Mercado

Assistant Coach - Throws/Multis

St. John’s School

Jebreh Harris

Assistant Coach - Distance

University of Illinois

Wendy Truvillion

Head Manager

Grand Canyon University

Men’s Staff

Michael Lawson

Head Coach - Sprints/Hurdles

Durham, North Carolina

Mike Judge

Assistant Coach - Throws

Marietta, Georgia

Chris Coleman

Assistant Coach - Jumps

North Carolina State University

Kevin Jermyn

Assistant Coach - Distance

Elon University

Kim Dismuke

Head Manager

Central Arizona College

Combined Staff

Kevin Ankrom

Event Manager

Benton, Illinois

Martin Palavicini

Event Manager

California State University, Fresno

Mechelle Freeman

Relay Coach

Maple Grove, Minnesota

Wallace Spearmon

Relay Coach

Fayetteville, Arkansas

Medical Staff

Alex Breitenwischer

Head ATC

Baylor University

Honami Abe

ATC

Southern Methodist University

Jessica Kendall

ATC

Utah Valley University

Jamal Baptiste

LMT

Norcross, Georgia

Christina Lujan

DC

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Jason Blackham

MD

Ogden, Utah

Margaret Ottley

Sport Psychologist

West Chester University


 



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