Coaches

JERRELL HANCOCK

SPECIALIZE: Starting Blocks, Short Sprints,  100,200, 400, and Meter Dash.

Head Sprint Coach Jerrell Hancock graduated from Anoka High School in Minnesota, where he broke 5 school records as well as 3 individual records. Jerrell was the Minnesota State Champion in 100 meter and 200 meter dash as well as the runner up in the 400 meter dash. After graduating from Anoka High School.

 

Jerrell went on to attend and graduate from Minnesota State University, Mankato where he also competed as a sprinter. As a Sprinter for MNSU, Jerrell was a 12 time All- American and the first sprinter from MNSU to win numerous awards including placing overall and breaking 4 school records. . Jerrell was also 3rd person in the D2 level to run the 200 meter dash in under 20.50 seconds with a finishing time of 20.49 seconds.to ever run under 20.50 seconds in the 200 meter dash with a time of 20.49 seconds at the D2 level.

 

Jerrell's personal best times include: 100 meters dash: 10.29 seconds, 200 meter dash 20.49 seconds 400 meter dash 47.44 seconds. Jerrell also was a 2013 qualifier for the USA Track and Field Olympic Outdoor Championships. ‚Äč

 

As a youth and elite coach Jerrell strives to lead by example and show that hard work and commitment pay off with improved times, improved form, and greater confidence!

DYLAN  COOPER

SPECIALIZE: Hurdles, HJ, LJ, PV, Shot Put, Discus, and Javelin. 

MULTI COACH: Dylan Cooper graduated from Holmen High School in 2015. During his time there he broke 2 school records (High Jump, 4x400) was selected 1st Team All-State and was a 6 time state qualifier. 

 

Dylan is a Senior at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and is anticipating graduating with a degree in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Human Performance-Sport Performance in the spring of 2020. Cooper is currently a decathlete for the UW-Eau Claire Track and Field team. Thus far, he is a 3 time All-American, he was a part of the 2019 Men’s Outdoor Track and Field National Championship team and he is 5th all-time in the Division 3 Decathlon.

 

Dylan is currently training for the 2020 Olympic Trials Decathlon and plans to continue working with Track and Field athletes long after his time competing. 

 

Dylan’s personal bests include: Decathlon: 7,251, 110 meter hurdles: 14.52, High Jump: 6’6.25”, Long Jump: 22”, Shot Put (16lb): 48’2.75”, and Pole Vault: 14” 

SARAH GLIDDEN

SPECIALIZE: Hurdles, HJ, LJ, PV, Shot Put, Discus, and Javelin. 

Sarah Glidden is in her second year as an assistant coach of the multi-event athletes at UWEC. During her first year coaching, four of her athletes (3 men, 1 woman) qualified for outdoor nationals and 3 became All-Americans. She was also part of the coaching staff that lead the 2019 Men’s Outdoor Track and Field National Championship team. Before coaching at UWEC, she was a student athlete at the university and competed on the track and field team for 5 years. During that time Sarah represented the Blugolds at 8 different national meets, earning 7 All-American titles, and was a National Champion in the Pentathlon and was a part of a national champion winning 400 meter relay. She was also named Top Senior Female Athlete at UWEC, Best Performer in the WIAC Conference during the 2018 indoor season, and holds the school record in 4 individual events and 1 relay. Sarah graduated with a bachelors degree in Kinesiology Movement Studies with a minor in Psychology. 

Moving forward to the future, she plans on becoming a collegiate head coach of a track and field team. 

 

Sarah’s personal bests include: 

Pentathlon: 3632

Heptathlon: 4918

400: 54.92

200: 25.21

High Jump: 1.74m (5’8.5”)

400 Hurdles: 1:00.68

60 Hurdles: 8.91

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