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VUU Alum Jonathan Alexis ‘14 Named Men’s Assistant Coach of the Year, Midwest Region by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association

VUU Alum Jonathan Alexis is named Midwest Region Assistant Coach of the Year for Track and Field. Read all about it in this week's Good News Monday and help spread the news!

Virginia Union University is a center of excellence for the preparation of students and the development of scholars, leaders, and lifelong learners of a global society. Today, we celebrate VUU alum and former track and field assistant coach Jonathan Alexis ‘14 who was awarded Men’s Assistant Coach of the Year, Midwest Region by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).

Alexis is an assistant track and field coach for jumpers and multi-event athletes at Iowa Central Community College. He is celebrated for coaching two athletes to three National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) All-American performances. At regionals, decathletes finished first, second and fifth; three long jumpers hit national-qualifying marks and rank in the Top-14; and three triple jumpers rank in the Top-12.  

Alexis ran track as a student at VUU and earned a bachelor’s degree in English. He served as VUU’s assistant coach of horizontal jumps. His success includes three school records in the men’s indoor long jump, men’s heptathlon, and men’s outdoor long jump. He coached three NCAA Division II qualifiers and two CIAA champions in the men’s long jump, ten All-CIAA performances, and one NCAA Division II All-American in the men’s triple jump.

Congratulations to Panther Alumnus Johnathan Alexis ‘14

 

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