Track/Field

Track/Field Coaching Staff

Jason Bryan

Head Coach
Alma Mater: Anderson '08
E-mail: jpbryan14@catawba.edu
Office Phone: (704) 645-4578

Jason Bryan became the head coach for the Catawba Men’s and Women’s Cross Country programs in 2014 and for Track and Field when it launched in 2017-18.  Bryan came to Catawba from the College of Charleston where he has served as an assistant coach for the men’s cross country 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. They have a daughter, Hadley, and a son, Welles.


Track/Field Coaching Staff

Max Coleman

Assistant Coach
Alma Mater: High Point '14
E-mail: mcoleman17@catawba.edu
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 earned certifications from the USTFCCCA in strength and conditioning and as a jumps specialist.

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.


Track/Field Coaching Staff

Robert Marchinko

Assistant Coach
Alma Mater: Kent State '94
E-mail: rmarchin18@catawba.edu

Robert Marchinko joined the Catawba Track and Field Program as an assistant coach in January of 2018. He comes to Catawba with over 25 years of coaching at both the high school and collegiate level and will be helping coach the distance runners.

Marchinko spent three years as the Head Cross Country at Pfeiffer University from 2002-05. During his tenure, the men’s team qualified to the Division II National Championships for the first time in school history.  In addition, Marchinko coached both a two-time CVAC Conference Champion and Division II National Qualifier in Cross Country.  Marchinko was the CVAC Cross Country Coach of the Year in 2002.

Marchinko graduated from Kent State University in 1994 with a Bachelor’s of Science in physical education. He has been teaching physical education for 24 years, the last 18 years with Rowan-Salisbury Schools.

While at both Cleveland State and Kent State University, Marchinko earned all-conference honors in both cross country and track. He was Mid-Continent Conference Cross Country Champion and Runner of the Year in 1991. In addition, Marchinko has won the Charlotte Marathon in 2003 and 2005 and Myrtle Beach Marathon in 2005.

Marchinko, is a native of Jefferson, Ohio. Marchinko and his wife, Wendy, have lived in Salisbury since 2000. They have a son, Zachary, who runs cross country and track as a sophomore at Charlotte and is a two-time all-conference performer.


Track/Field Coaching Staff

Danny Misenheimer

Assistant Coach
Alma Mater: Appalchian State '04
E-mail: dmisenhe17@catawba.edu

  Danny Misenheimer joined the Catawba Track and Field Staff as an Assistant Coach prior to its initial indoor season in 2017-18. He is a native of Rowan County and has served as an assistant coach for football and track at the high school lever prior to joining the Catawba program.

From 2012-14, Misenheimer served as the Head Football Coach at East Rowan High School and was an assistant coach in high school for a dozen years. In 2013, he was named the Rowan County Coach of the Year. He has served as an assistant coach in track at the club level for four year.

Misenheimer is a graduate of Appalachian State University, where he earned all-conference honors for the shot put. He helped the Mountaineer wrestling team a conference championship.

In high school at East Rowan, Misenheimer was a three-sport standout in football, wrestling and track. He earned all-conference and all-county honors three times in football and track and four times in wrestling. Misenheimer set a state record with 184 career wrestling wins and was a two-time All-American.

Misenheimer resides in Rowan County with his wife, Heather. They have a son, Connor.

Today's Events

Swimming @ Royal Open (Day 1),
Softball @ Barton, 7-2 WStats
Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG, 3:00Stats
Lacrosse (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE, 4:00VideoStats
Softball @ Barton, 4:00Stats
Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG, 6:00Stats

Calendar

«February 2019»
1
February 1

Track/Field @ Camel City Invite (Day 1)

Baseball vs, Lynn 6-5

2
February 2

Track/Field @ Camel City Invite (Day 2)

Baseball @ Nova Southeastern 6-10

Softball @ Augusta 2-1

Softball @ Augusta 5-2

3
February 3

Esports League of Legends Show Match 2-1

Baseball @ Palm Beach Atlantic 8-2

4
February 4

Baseball @ Palm Beach Atlantic 3-1

56
February 6

Swimming @ BMC Championships (Day 1)

Softball vs. LIMESTONE 5-6

Baseball vs. MOUNT OLIVE 9-7

Softball vs. LIMESTONE 0-2

Basketball (W) vs. WINGATE 41-56

Basketball (M) vs. WINGATE 84-75

7
February 7

Swimming @ BMC Championships (Day 2)

8
February 8

Swimming @ BMC Championships (Day 3)

Track/Field @ VMI Winter Relays (Day 1)

Baseball vs. WEST VIRGINIA ST. 10-3

Baseball vs. WEST VIRGINIA ST. 10-3

9
February 9

Swimming @ BMC Championships (Day 4) W-5th;M-5th

Track/Field @ VMI Winter Relays (Day 2)

Tennis (W) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 7-0

Tennis (M) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 2-5

Lacrosse (M) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 13-17

Softball vs. UNC PEMBROKE 7-4

Basketball (W) @ Mars Hill 82-61

Softball vs. UNC PEMBROKE 9-0

Basketball (M) @ Mars HIll 89-66

10
February 10

Softball vs. VIRGINIA ST. 12-4

Baseball vs. MARS HILL 15-0

Softball vs. VIRGINIA ST. 10-2

Baseball vs. MARS HILL 11-1

11
February 11

Golf (M) @ Spring Invite Collegiate - Day 1 (St. Johns GC)

12
February 12

Track/Field @ Queens Multi Meet (Day 1) 

Golf (M) @ Spring Invite Collegiate - Day 2 (St. Johns GC) 19th of 19

13
February 13

Track/Field @ Queens Multi Meet (Day 2)

Basketball (W) @ Coker 62-43

Basketball (M) @ Coker 94-69

1415
February 15

Swimming @ Royal Open (Day 1) 

Softball @ Barton 7-2

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 3 p.m.

Lacrosse (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 4 p.m.

Softball @ Barton 4 p.m.

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 6 p.m.

16
February 16

Swimming @ Royal Open (Day 2)

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 1 p.m.

Basketball (W) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 2 p.m.

Lacrosse (W) @ Mount Olive 3 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 4 p.m.

1718
February 18

Golf (W) @ Converse Invite - Day 1 (Carolina CC)

Tennis (W) @ Shaw 2 p.m.

Tennis (M) @ Shaw 2 p.m.

19
February 19

Golf (W) @ Converse Invite - Day 2 (Carolina CC)

Softball vs. BELMONT ABBEY 1 p.m.

Softball vs. BELMONT ABBEY 3 p.m.

Baseball vs. UNC PEMBROKE 3 p.m.

20
February 20

Basketball (W) @ Queens 6 p.m.

Lacrosse (W) vs. NORTH GREENVILLE 7 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Queens 8 p.m.

21
February 21

Tennis (W) vs. LEES-McRAE 2 p.m.

Tennis (M) vs. LEES-McRAE 2 p.m.

22
February 22

Tennis (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 2 p.m.

Tennis (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 2 p.m.

Baseball vs. WINGATE 6 p.m.

23
February 23

Track/Field @ SAC Championships (Day 1)

Softball @ USC Aiken 1 p.m.

Basketball (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 2 p.m.

Lacrosse (W) @ Chowan 2 p.m.

Softball @ USC Aiken 3 p.m.

Baseball vs. WINGATE 3 p.m.

Lacrosse (M) @ Florida Tech 4 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 4 p.m.

Baseball vs. WINGATE 6 p.m.

24
February 24

Track/Field @ SAC Championships (Day 2)

Softball vs. EMMANUEL 1 p.m.

Softball vs. EMMANUEL 3 p.m.

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February 26

Baseball @ Barton 2 p.m.

27
February 27

Tennis (M) vs. JC SMITH 2 p.m.

Basketball (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 8 p.m.

28
February 28

Lacrosse (W) @ Limestone 4 p.m.

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