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Men's Track & Field Coaching Staff
Jon Tipton
Assistant Coach
Coach Info:
Position: Assistant Coach
Hometown: Wichita Falls
High School: Rider
Alma Mater: Sam Houston
Phone: 936 294-3539
Email: stdjdt26@shsu.edu

Sam Houston State University – January 2014 - Present
2016 Southland Conference Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Champions
2016 Southland Conference Men’s Indoor Track and Field Champions
2016 Southland Conference Women’s Indoor Track and Field Champions
2014 Southland Conference Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Champions
2014 Southland Conference Women’s Indoor Track and Field Champions
54 Southland Conference Championship Top 8 Finishers
17 Southland Conference Championship Medalists
15 NCAA Outdoor West Preliminary Championship Qualifiers
7 Southland Conference Track and Field Athlete of the Week Honors
7 Southland Conference Champions
3 Sam Houston State University School Records
3 Southland Conference Records
3 NCAA Outdoor National Championship Qualifier
2 NCAA Outdoor National Championship 2nd Team All-American
1 USA Olympic Trials Qualifying Performance
1 NCAA Outdoor National Championship Finalist
1 NCAA Outdoor National Championship Honorable Mention All-American
1 NCAA Indoor National Championship 1st Team All-American
1 USATF Outdoor National Junior Championship Qualifiers


• Ashley Jenkins:
o2016 USATF Olympic Trials Qualifier in the Hammer Throw
o2016 NCAA Second Team All-American (12th Place)
o2016 NCAA Championship Qualifier in the Hammer Throw
o2016 NCAA Track and Field Championship West Preliminary Qualifier in the Hammer Throw
o2016 Southland Conference Champion in the Hammer Throw
o2016 NCAA Indoor First Team All-American (4th Place)
o2016 NCAA Indoor Championship Qualifier in the Weight Throw
o2016 Southland Conference Indoor Outstanding Field Performer
o2016 Southland Conference Champion in the Weight Throw
o2015 NCAA Second Team All-American (9th Place)
o2015 NCAA Championship Finalist in the Hammer Throw
o2015 NCAA Championship Qualifier in the Hammer Throw
o2015 NCAA Track and Field Championship West Preliminary Qualifier in the Hammer Throw
o2015 Southland Conference Champion in the Hammer Throw
o2015 Southland Conference Champion in the Weight Throw
o2014 All-Southland Conference in the Hammer Throw (3rd Place)
o2014 NCAA Track and Field Championship West Preliminary Qualifier in the Hammer Throw
oSouthland Conference Athlete of the Week 05/06/2014, 04/08/2015, 01/13/2016, 01/20/2016,01/27/2016
oSouthland Conference Record Holder in the Hammer Throw – 215’5”
oSouthland Conference Meet Record Holder in the Weight Throw – 70’9.25”
oSouthland Conference Meet Record Holder in the Hammer Throw – 215’3”
oSchool Record Holder in the Hammer Throw at SHSU – 215’5”
oSchool Record Holder in the Weight Throw at SHSU – 71’.5”


•Elizabeth Lyssy:
o2016 NCAA Honorable Mention All-American
o2016 NCAA Championship Qualifier in the Javelin Throw
o2016 NCAA Track and Field Championship West Preliminary Qualifier in the Javelin Throw
o2016 All-Southland Conference in the Javelin Throw (2nd Place)
o2016 Southland Conference Academic All-Conference
o2015 NCAA Track and Field Championship West Preliminary Qualifier in the Javelin Throw
o2015 All-Southland Conference in the Javelin Throw (3rd Place)
o2015 Southland Conference Academic All-Conference


• Kristine Hanks:
o2016 NCAA Track and Field Championship West Preliminary Qualifier in the Shot Put
o2016 All-Southland Conference in the Shot Put Outdoors (3rd Place)
o2016 Southland Conference Champion in the Shot Put Indoors
o2015 NCAA Track and Field Championship West Preliminary Qualifier in the Shot Put
o2015 All-Southland Conference in the Shot Put Outdoors (3rd Place)
oSchool Record Holder in the Shot Put at SHSU – 52’9.25

• Adrienne Quillin:
o2015 NCAA Track and Field Championship West Preliminary Qualifier in the Hammer Throw
o2015 All-Southland Conference in the Hammer Throw (2nd Place)
o2014 NCAA Track and Field Championship West Preliminary Qualifier in the Hammer Throw
o2014 Southland Conference Champion in the Hammer Throw
oSouthland Conference Athlete of the Week 04/02/2014 & 04/09/2014


• Kalvin Singletary:
o2016 NCAA Track and Field Championship West Preliminary Qualifier in the Hammer Throw
o2016 NCAA Track and Field Championship West Preliminary Qualifier in the Discus Throw
o2016 Southland Conference Champion in the Hammer Throw
o2016 Southland Conference Academic All-Conference


• Brek Christensen:
o2014 NCAA Track and Field Championship West Preliminary Qualifier in the Hammer Throw
o2014 All-Southland Conference in the Weight Throw (3rd Place)
o2014 Southland Conference Academic All-Conference


• Anthony Garcia:
o2016 NCAA Track and Field Championship West Preliminary Qualifier in the Javelin Throw
o2016 Southland Conference Champion in the Javelin Throw


• Trevor Sealy:
o2015 NCAA Track and Field Championship West Preliminary Qualifier in the Hammer Throw
o2015 All-Southland Conference in the Hammer Throw (3rd Place)
•Aaron Akens
o2016 NCAA Track and Field Championship West Preliminary Qualifier in the Discus Throw
o2015 USATF Junior Outdoor Championship Qualifier in the Discus Throw


• James Endsley:
o2016 All-Southland Conference in the Discus Throw (3rd Place)


University of California-Davis – August 2011 - December 2013
2013 Big West Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Conference Champions
2012 Big West Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Conference Champions
5 USATF National Junior Outdoor Championship Qualifiers
5 Big West Conference Championship Top 8 Finishers
3 Big West Conference Track and Field Athlete of the Week Honors
3 Big West Conference Championship Medalists
3 NCAA Outdoor West Preliminary Championship Qualifiers
1 Big West Conference Champion
1 USTFCCCA Div. 1 Academic All-American
1 University of California, Davis School Record
1 NCAA Outdoor National Championship 1st Team All-American
1 NCAA National Outdoor Championship Medalist
1 NCAA National Outdoor Championship Finalist
1 NCAA National Outdoor Championship Qualifier
1 USA Olympic Trials Qualifying Performance
1 USATF National Junior Outdoor Championship Finalist


• Ashley Hearn:
o2012 USATF Olympic Trials Qualifier in the Discus Throw
o2012 NCAA First Team All-American in the Discus Throw (3rd place)
o2012 NCAA Championship Finalist in the Discus Throw
o2012 NCAA Championship Qualifier in the Discus Throw
o2012 NCAA Track and Field Championship West Preliminary Qualifier in the Discus Throw
o2012 Big West Conference Champion in the Discus Throw
o2012 All-Big West Conference in the Shot Put (2nd place)
o2012 All-Big West Conference in the Hammer Throw (2nd place)
o2012 UC Davis Most Valuable Female Field Athlete
oSchool Record Holder in the Discus Throw at UC Davis – 190’1”


• Brock Bennett:
o2012 NCAA Track and Field Championship West Preliminary Qualifier in the Javelin Throw
o2012 All-Big West Conference in the Javelin Throw (3rd place)
o2012 Big West Conference Academic All-Conference
o2012 USTFCCCA Div. 1 All-Academic Team


• Praise Adesida:
o2013 USATF Junior Outdoor Championship Qualifier in the Shot Put
o2013 USATF Junior Outdoor Championship Qualifier in the Discus Throw
oBig West Conference Athlete of the Week 03/12/2013


• Matthew Bender:
o2013 USATF Junior Outdoor Championship Finalist in the Discus Throw
o2013 USATF Junior Outdoor Championship Qualifier in the Discus Throw
o2013 UC Davis Male Freshman of the Year


• Thomas Gore-Schreck:
o2013 All-Big West Conference in the Javelin Throw (2nd place)
o2013 UC Davis Co-MVP


• Sarah Hussey:
o2012 USATF Junior Outdoor Championship Qualifier in the Hammer Throw
oBig West Conference Athlete of the Week 03/19/2013


• Ryan Donnahoe:
o2013 USATF Junior Outdoor Championship Qualifier in the Shot Put


• Veronica Smart:
oBig West Conference Athlete of the Week 03/05/2013


• Brandon Greenberg:
o2012 NCAA Track and Field Championship West Preliminary Qualifier in the Shot Put

Sam Houston State University – August 2009 - June 2011
24 Southland Conference Championship Top 8 Finishers
5 Southland Conference Championship Medalists
5 NCAA Outdoor West Preliminary Championship Qualifiers
3 Sam Houston State University School Records
2 Southland Conference Champions
2 Southland Conference Student-Athlete of the Year Honors
2 Southland Conference Athlete of the Week Honors
2 USATF National Outdoor Championship Qualifiers
1 NCAA Outdoor National Championship 1st Team All-American
1 NCAA National Outdoor Championship Finalist
1 NCAA National Outdoor Championship Qualifier


• Chris Cralle:
o2011 NCAA First Team All-American in the Hammer Throw (7th place)
o2011 NCAA Championship Finalist in the Hammer Throw
o2011 NCAA Championship Qualifier in the Hammer Throw
o2011 NCAA Track and Field Championship West Preliminary Winner in the Hammer Throw
o2011 NCAA Track and Field Championship West Preliminary Qualifier in the Hammer Throw
o2011 Southland Conference Champion in the Hammer Throw
o2011 Southland Conference Champion in the Weight Throw
o2011 Southland Conference Indoor Student-Athlete of the Year
o2011 Southland Conference Outdoor Student-Athlete of the Year
o2011 Southland Conference Academic All-Conference
o2010 NACAC Under-23 Hammer Throw Champion
o2010 USATF Outdoor Championship Finalist in the Hammer Throw (8th place)
oSouthland Conference Athlete of the Week: 04/13/2011
oSchool Record Holder in the Hammer Throw at SHSU – 224’
oSchool Record Holder in the Weight Throw at SHSU – 67’3.5”


• Christina Webb:
o2011 NCAA Track and Field Championship West Preliminary Qualifier in the Shot Put
o2010 NCAA Track and Field Championship West Preliminary Qualifier in the Shot Put
o2010 All-Southland Conference in the Shot Put (2nd place)
oSchool Record Holder in the Discus at SHSU – 155’7”


• Jason Russell:
o2011 All-Southland Conference in the Weight Throw (2nd place)
o2011 Southland Conference Academic All-Conference
oSouthland Conference Athlete of the Week: 01/26/2011
• Preston Sanders:
o2011 NCAA Track and Field Championship West Preliminary Qualifier in the Shot Put
• Jacob Shultz:
o2011 NCAA Track and Field Championship West Preliminary Qualifier in the Shot Put
• Jenny Zoch:
o2011 All-Southland Conference Indoors in the Shot Put Indoors (3rd place)

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