MIDLAND, MICH. – The Northwood University track and field programs have announced the hiring of Marcus Myers as an assistant coach. He will work primarily with the throws.
"We are excited to add Coach Myers to the Timberwolf family," said head track and field coach Michael Roberts. "He brings his personal experience that contributes a passion and energy that is infectious and in line with our goals as a program."
Myers made five NCAA Division II Track & Field Championship appearances during his career at Walsh University. He was a four-time First Team All-American in the hammer, weight and discus throws. During the 2018 campaign, he was the NCAA Division II National Champion in the hammer throw, the USTFCCCA Midwest Regional Athlete of the Year, the GMAC Athlete of the Year and the GMAC Champion in the discus and hammer throws. He is the school record holder in the hammer (67.12 meters/220 feet-2 inches), weight (20.35 meters/66 feet-9 inches) and discus (53.16 meters/174 feet-5 inches).
"I'm excited to join the coaching staff at Northwood University and be in an environment that's so supportive and driven to be the best," said Myers. "I am happy to work alongside Coach Roberts and Coach Wilk, who have done amazing things with the program thus far. I'm eager to turn out similar results that they have seen at both the conference and national level."