Alma Mater: Anderson '08
Office Phone: (704) 645-4578
Jason Bryan became the head coach for the Catawba Men’s and Women’s Cross Country programs in 2014. Bryan came to Catawba from the College of Charleston where he has served as an assistant coach for the men’s team since August of 2012.
Bryan was a key recruiter for the College of Charleston and worked with all aspects of the program. During his tenure the Cougars produced their first all-conference runner in a decade and set school records for 800m, 1500m and 5k distances. The teams also earned several academic all-conference selections.
Prior to his stint at the College of Charleston, Bryan was an assistant for both the men’s and women’s cross country and track teams at Anderson University. In 2011, he was named the USTFCCCA Women’s Division II Southeast Assistant Coach of the Year for track.
Bryan helped the Trojans to a pair of Conference Carolinas Championships in women’s cross country with three runners advancing as national qualifiers. He helped produced eight all-conference runners on both the men’s and women’s side with the men having a conference runner-up finish. In track, Anderson had three national qualifiers from the women’s team and one from the men’s squad.
Bryan earned a degree in business management from Anderson in 2008. He was an assistant at Erskine for the 2008 season before returning to Anderson where he earned a master’s degree in business administration in 2010.
A four-year student-athlete for the Trojans in cross country and track & field, Bryan was a team captain his junior and senior years. He was named all-conference as a junior, a year in which Anderson won the Carolinas Virginias Athletic Conference Championship.
Bryan is a native of Greenville, S.C. Bryan and his wife, Melissa, were married in December of 2013.
Alma Mater: High Point '14
Office Phone: (704) 645-4578
Max Coleman joining the track and field program as an assistant coach in the summer of 2017. He comes to Catawba from Transylvania University and will coach sprints, hurdles and jumps.
Coleman spent one year at Transylvania after two years as a graduate assistant at Springfield College. He has coached All-Americans in the 100m hurdles, 60m hurdles, 60m dash and the men’s long jump. He also coached five NCAA National Qualifiers and both the HCAC Male and Female Athletes of the Year. Coleman has seen 14 school records and four conference marks fall during his tutelage.
A 2014 graduate of High Point University, Coleman earned a degree in physical education. He earned a masters in physical education at Springfield in 2016. Coleman has been certified in strength and conditioning by the USTFCCCA.
While at High Point, Coleman participated on the track and field team in the high jump, long jump and relays. He is a native of Trumbull, Conn.
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