Robert Wood
Robert Wood
Title: Head Coach - Track/Cross Country
Phone: 620.252.7109
Email: wood.robert@coffeyville.edu

Degree(s):

A.A., NEO A & M

B.A., Tabor College

M.L.S., Fort Hays State University

Awards, Honors, & Certifications:

2015 USTFCCCA/NJCAA Central Region Outdoor Men’s Coach of the Year

2015 USTFCCCA/NJCAA Central Region Indoor Men’s Coach of the Year

2012 NJCAA Indoor Assistant Coach of the Year

2012 NJCAA Outdoor Assistant Coach of the Year

USATF Level I Certification (General)

USATF Level II Certification (Throws)

USATF Level II Certification (Jumps)

Biography:

After completing 12 years as the Ast. Cross Country Track coach, Robert Wood a native of Blackwell, Oklahoma will take over as the Head Cross Country/Track and Field Coach in 2019-20 for the Red Ravens.  In 12 years since coming to Coffeyville, Coach Wood has helped built the Red Ravens into one of the most recognized and respected Junior College programs in the country.

In 2012 Wood was named NJCAA Indoor Assistant Coach of the Year and NJCAA Outdoor Assistant Coach of the Year.  During the 2014-2015 season he coached former Red Raven Tristan Whitehall to five Barbados National Senior Records.  Wood also coached former Red Raven Johnnie Jackson to the NJCAA National Record in the Weight Throw; Jackson became the first Junior College male thrower to break the 20m barrier in the Weight Throw. Recently Wood Coached Former Red Raven Dequan Lovell to two Barbados National Records in the Weight and Hammer.  On the female side Wood has coached Tayla Greene to the NJCAA Hammer Throw National Meet record.  Coach Wood will serve as throwing coach and also serves as Recruiting Coordinator for Ravens. 

In his 18 years, Wood has had 65 of his former athletes have signed Division I or II Scholarships.  Coach Wood holds Level I Coaching Certification (general) as well as Level II Coaching Certifications in both throws and jumps through the United States Track and Field Association and is a member of the National Throws Coaches Association.

In 18 years of coaching, Coach Wood’s athletes have produced:

49 NJCAA All-Americans

170 NJCAA Coaches Association/USTFCCCA All-Americans

19 National Champions

16 National Runners-Up

18 Third Place Finishers

46 Region VI Champions

107 Conference Champions

181 All Conference Selections

2 USATF Junior National Qualifiers

1 NJCAA Field Athlete of the Meet

1 USTFCCCA/NJCAA Field Athlete of the Year

3 USTFCCCA Central Region Athletes of the Year

2 NJCAA National Meet Record Holders

1 NJCAA National Record Holder