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Team USATF staff set for IAAF World Indoor Championships


INDIANAPOLIS -- Coaches Ralph Lindeman and Megan Watson will lead Team USATF at the IAAF World Indoor Championships, set for March 1-4 in Birmingham, U.K.

Ralph Lindeman, Men’s Head Coach: Ralph Lindeman is in his 29th season as head coach of the Air Force Academy track and field team. He was previously the jumps, pole vault and decathlon coach for Team USATF at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, and more recently an assistant men’s coach for Team USATF at the 2007 World Championships in Osaka, Japan. Lindeman also served as the Coaches Advisory Committee Chair from 2011-14 on the Coaching Education Committee, and as President of USTFCCCA’s Division I Coaches Association from 2001-2003.


Megan Watson, Women’s Head Coach: Megan Watson M. Ed, receives her seventh national coaching appointment having most recently served as Team USATF’s assistant coach at the 2017 IAAF World Championships, leading the distance squad in London. Watson was head coach for Team USATF at the 2015 Senior NACAC Track & Field Championships in Costa Rica and served as assistant coach at the 2014 IAAF World Indoor Championships in Poland. She is the head women’s cross country coach at Spring Branch ISD in Houston, Texas. Since 2012, Watson has been a member of the USATF Women’s Executive Committee and Women’s Juniors Co-Chairman.

The full staff is listed below.

Team USATF Staff - IAAF World Indoor Championships


Current Residence


Megan Watson

Houston, TX

Women’s Head Coach

Chandra Cheeseborough

Hendersville, TN

Women’s Assistant Coach - Sprints/Hurdles

Gwen Mikinski

Tucson, AZ

Women’s Assistant Coach - Jumps/Multis

Dena Evans

Redwood City, CA

Women’s Assistant Coach - Distance

Marsha Seagrave

Bradenton, FL

Women’s Head Manager


Ralph Lindenman

Colorado Springs, CO

Men’s Head Coach

Darryl Woodson

Round Rock, TX

Men’s Assistant Coach - Sprints/Hurdles

Norman Tate

Voorhees, NJ

Men’s Assistant Coach - Jumps

Teddy Mitchell

Albuquerque, NM

Men’s Assistant Coach - Distance

Clif McKenzie

Gilbert, AZ

Men’s Head Manager


Kristin Heaston

Atlanta, GA

Event Manager

Ron Williams

Decatur, GA

Event Manager

Moushaumi Robinson

Orlando, FL

AAC Liaison

Orin Richburg

Charlotte, NC



Dustin Williams

Sacramento, CA

ATC (Head)

Christie-Lee Coad

Norman, OK


Erin Hassler

Houston, TX


Jimal Deas

Marietta, GA


Monique Burton

Seattle, WA


James Parker

Kaysville, UT


Lani Lawrence

West Hollywood, CA

Sports Psychologist


Alicia Kendig

Marietta, GA


Andy Ferrara

Spring, TX


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