In 2022, the Blue Lightning Coaching Staff produced 41 national Junior Olympians, 21 all Americans, 52 recent qualifiers, 69 district qualifies, more than 200 PR’s, and qualified more than 84% of the Summer roster to the National Junior Olympics Games.
The Blue Lightning Track Club’s coaches are passionate about developing youth athletes. Collectively, we bring more than 60 years of combined youth, collegiate, national and international track and field experience to the team. We are comprised of NCAA All-Americans, Collegiate Conference Champions, High School State Champions and record holders, Regional Champions, MVP Award Recipients, and Sports Hall of Famers. Professionally, we are business owners, consultants, managers, educators, counselors, human resources professionals, community advocates, and project managers.
Our coaching staff includes USATF Certified coaches, full athletic scholarship recipients, and graduates from top academic and athletic programs in the United States.
Our coaches are consummate students of track and field and the latest coaching techniques for improving the sport. In addition to exposing youth to the exciting world of track and field and the latest training fundamentals for speed, strength, and endurance, we emphasize a positive and motivational team environment. Mentoring is an essential part of our coaching philosophy. We focus on developing a Champion’s mindset within each athlete and bringing out their best on the track, in the classroom, and most importantly, in their communities.
We invite you to review our coaching staff through the profiles below.
Note: Our coaches are background-screened by the AAU.