PRs: 100m 10.10 (2000) 200m 20.59 (2002)
Born: August 8, 1976 in Los Angeles, Calif.
Current Residence: Simi Valley, Calif.
High School: Westchester (Los Angeles) HS ‘95
College: Cal Poly San Luis Obispo (’00)
Coach: John Smith
Agent: Danny Escamilla
Career Highlights: Three-time Big West Conference outdoor champion;
1999 World University Games 4x100m relay gold medalist
Kaaron Conwright enjoyed his finest season in 100m competition in 2006, highlighted by his highest finish ever at a USA Outdoor Championships when he placed fifth in Indianapolis. His strong performance helped boost him to a #7 national ranking by Track & Field News, the highest of his career. Known as a successful relay runner, Conwright ran the lead leg on Team USA’s World University Games gold medal winning quartets in 1999 and 2001, and the lead leg on Team USA’s gold medal winning relay at the 2006 World Cup of Athletics, which set a new Championships record of 37.59 seconds. A native of California now being coached by John Smith, Conwright was an English major at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, where he was a four-time Big West Conference champion.
2007: 4th in heat 1 qualifying at USA Outdoors (10.24)…best of 10.24.
2006: 5th at USA Outdoors (10.33)…2nd at Thessaloniki (10.23)…World Cup 4x100m relay gold medalist (37.59)…ranked #7 100m in U.S. by T&FN…best of 10.23.
2005: 3rd in opening round 100m at USA Outdoors (10.39)…bests of 10.27 & 20.82.
2004: 6th in opening round 100m at Olympic Trials (10.36)…6th in opening round 200m at Olympic Trials (21.10)…bests of 10.21 & 21.10.
2003: 5th in semis 100m at USA Outdoors (10.34)…bests of 10.14 & 20.63.
2002: Did not finish 100m at USA Outdoors…ranked #9 100m in U.S. by T&FN…bests of 10.16 & 20.59.
2001: 5th in opening round 100m at USA Outdoors…8th at World University Games 200m…WUG 4x100m relay silver medalist (1st leg)…bests of 10.20 & 20.71.
2000: 1st at Big West 100m…3rd at NCAA Outdoor 100m…5th in opening round Olympic Trials 100m…1st at Big West 200m…bests of 10.10, 20.72.
1999: 1st at Big West 100m…WUG 4x100m relay gold medalist (1st leg)…4th at Pan Am Games 4x100m relay (3rd leg)…7th at NCAA Outdoor 100m…2nd at Big West 200m…7th at NCAA Outdoors 200m…bests of 10.22 & 20.72
1998: bests of 10.27 & 20.76