2020 Roster & Coaching Staff


Kenneth McCreary

Head Coach 

[email protected]

(786) 405-6136

Coach McCreary, aka Coach Kenny,  enters his 5th year as the ODU Head Coach, 14th year of coaching overall. He has previously coached Sprints and relays at the high school level in both Indiana & Virginia. Coach McCreary has coached 19 State Qualifiers and 20 National Qualifers in the 2 states he's coached in. Coach McCreary is a graduate of Riley HS in South Bend, IN, and a 2010 graduate of Purdue University.

Kendal Jefferson

Associate Head Coach/Sprints

[email protected]

757-230-4317


Coach Jefferson, aka Coach Kendal is in his 4th season as the Assistant Head Track Coach at ODU.  This is his 8th year of coaching Sprinters. All of his previous coaching years have been in the developmental & Junior Olympics levels. Coach Kendal has coached 5 sprinting Junior Olympic national champions in his career. Coach Kendal has coordinated a 4x100 Relay to a 24th overal finish at the New Balance Championships.

Carmen Jefferson

Women's Coach

[email protected]

757-230-4328

This is Coach Carmen's 3rd year serving on this  staff. Coach Carmen, a 2001 graduate of Virginia Union University is a talented coach, that serves as the primary coach for the women's program. A Hurdler in her career, assists with the development of the sprinting talent as well. With a Strict coaching style, Coach Carmen coordinates a disciplined, hard working and high character unit.

Kimberly Darden

Throws Coach

[email protected]

(757) 737-9988

Coach Darden is a  6 year coaching Veteran, including 3 years togeher at ODU. At ODU, she coaches shotups, Discus, Hammer, and Javelin. Her throwers at the AAU level consistently have a great blend of power, strength and technique.  Coach Princess' approach to teaching throws mechanics is unmatched. She has coached 29 AAU Junior Olympic Qualifiers, 8 HS National Qualifiers & 8 HS State Qualifers.

Alonzo Moore

Jumps Coach

[email protected]

(803) 445-8172

Coach Moore is a 5 year coaching Veteran and has been involved in NCAA athletics at the Professional level for 10 years. Coach Moore brings his talents back to Hampton Roads after having had success as a Triple Jumper at the University of Wisconsin where he was a part of 4-Triple Crowns, as well as 3 Individual Big Ten Championships and a 2-Time All American. Coach Moore has also enjoyed success as an Olympic Caliber Jumper, placing 10th in the 2008 Olympic Trials, and  3rd in the 2009 USA Indoor Championships.

Dr. Brian Maher

Team's PT

Direct Performance PT

[email protected]

(757) 609-0048

Dr. Brian Maher, PT, DPT, CMTPT earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Saint Augustine in 2012 with a heavy focus on manual therapy techniques. He graduated with high honors and excelled in joint mobilization and manipulation techniques serving as a teacher assistant and tutor in manual courses during his final semester. While in school, his clinical rotations covered a wide spectrum of patient populations including sports, chronic pain, and neurological dysfunctions. He earned his B.S. in Sports Medicine and Kinesiology from the University of Virginia in 2009. While at UVA he was active in local physical therapy facilities and served as a research assistant at the University’s running clinic.


Alex Holley, a former Hurdler for both Old Domionion, and Iowa Western C.C., will coordinate the Short & Long Hurdles this season. Alex's previous coaching career includes a single season at local Granby High School where he served as a Long Sprints & Hurdles Coach.

Dr. Nathan Willaford

Team's PT

Direct Performance PT

[email protected]


(757) 742-3778


Dr. Nathan Willaford earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree with honors from Radford University in 2018 and his B.S in Exercise Science from Old Dominion University in 2009. Nathan’s clinical experiences as a student were heavily focused in orthopedics and sports medicine helping individuals avoid surgery as well as those recovering from surgery.

As a student, Nathan was also the founder and President of a Student Special Interest Group under the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists which has allowed him to excel in a variety of manual therapy techniques such as joint mobilization, spinal manipulation, soft tissue mobilization and manual trigger point release.

Nathan enjoys and looks forward to treating individuals from all levels of fitness and function to allow individuals to return to the level of activity they wish to be at, and to promote movement and an active lifestyle.

Full Bio Coming Soon

Mishel Fulcher

Head of Support Staff

[email protected]

(804) 926-6011



Mishel serves in a role as support to the coaches. She searches for and processes our teams entries into meets. Mishel is a recent May 2018 Graduate of ODU and 2 year sprinter in our program.

Jakeriah Spraggins

Sprints


Class of 2023

Richmond, VA

Undecided

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Ayanna Stewart

Sprints

Class of 2023

Richmond, VA

Nursing

Marie Gaspard

Sprints/ Jumps


Class of 2021

Woodbridge, VA

Freshman

Biology

Heather Pride

Jumps

Class of 2020

Leesburg, VA

Physical Education: 

Exercise Science

Faith Freeman

Sprints

Captain

Class of 2022

Newport News, VA

Health Science Admin.

Lataevaia Francois

Sprints

Sprints

Class of 2021

Waldorf, MD

Business Marketing

Leah Morton

Hurdles

Class of 2022

Warrenton, VA

Business Management

Kaeliegh Lowman

Distance


Class of 2021

Gastonia, NC

Art Education


Isaiah Robertson

Hurdles

CAPTAIN

Class of 2021

Virginia Beach, VA

Exercise Science


Keonte Surita

Hurdles


Class of 2023

 (transfer)

Richmond, VA

Computer Science


Austin Rogers

Distance

Class of 2023

Virginia Beach, VA

Mechanical Engineering

Isaac Coleman

Middle Distance

Class of 2023

Lawrenceville, GA

Criminal Justice

RC Gay IV

Sprinters

Captain

Class of 2021

Virginia Beach, VA

Business Marketing

T'Ziah James

Sprints


Class of 2022

Richmond, VA

Cyber Security


Breon Mosely

Sprints

Parlamentarian

Class of 2021

Virginia Beach, VA

Exercise Science

Jalen Fair

Sprints


Class of 2023

Yorktown, VA

Electrical Engineering

Robby Mitchell King

 Distance


Class of 2021

Chesapeake, VA

Cinema Production

Emmanuel Carpenter

Hurdles/ Sprints


Class of 2023

Alexandria, VA

Education


Syrael Breckenridge

Jumps


Class of 2022

Charlottsville, VA

Political Science

Terence McKenzie

Middle Distance


Class of 2023

Fredericksburg, VA

Accounting


Devon Dwyer

Sprints


Class of 2024

Miami, FL

Undecided Major


Tyrone Clarke

Sprints

Chesapeake, VA

Freshman

Theater Performance/ Dance

*Likes majorette dancing


Jaquan Clark

Hurdles/ Sprints


Class of 2024

Ruther Glen, VA

Undecided Major


Joshua Marlin

Sprints


Class of 2024

Virginia Beach, VA

Undecided Major


BJ Harold

Sprints


Class of 2024

Yorktown, VA

Undecided Major


Amareon King

Sprints


Class of 2024

Salem, VA

Undecided Major


Aiden Wilson

Sprints


Class of 2024

Newport News, VA

Undecided Major


Kim Carruthers

Sprints


Class of 2024

Fredericksburg, VA

Undecided Major


Theodore Brown

Sprints


Class of 2024

Fredericksburg, VA

Undecided Major