Varsity Indoor Track - Boys
My goal as MKA’s Head Track and Field Coach is to provide a fun, collaborative, and transformative environment where student-athletes are inspired to reach their full potential in all areas of their lives.
Our team values include:
- Commitment to Holistic Wellness
- Six Pillars of Character (Trustworthiness, Respect, Caring, Fairness, Responsibility, and Citizenship)
- Hard Work
Head Coach: Kathy Jackson
Head Coach Since: 2019
College(s) or University(s) Attended: University of Connecticut - Undergraduate degree earned in Management Information Systems; Graduate degree earned in Sport Management; University of Phoenix - Graduate degree earned in Masters of Information Systems; Doctor of Management in Organizational Leadership with a specialization in Technology (in progress)
Prior Coaching Experience: Head Girls Outdoor Track and Field Coach and Assistant Indoor Boys and Girls Coach
West Orange High School, March 2006 – June 2016. Coached high school athletes in sprints/hurdles and high jump. Assistant Coach of Track & Field and Assistant Boys and Girls Cross Country Coach, New Brunswick High School, November 2003 – June 2005. Coached high school athletes in distance and sprint events. Assistant Coach of Track & Field, Passaic Board of Education, February 2002 – June 2003. Coached high school athletes in sprints/hurdles and LJ/TJ events. Co-pioneered middle school girls and boys Cross Country Team.
Athletic Accomplishments: NY Sharks Women’s Tackle Football 2017 Hall of Fame, Offensive Player of the Year, and record holder for Most Yards Rushed in a Game; 2010 USA Woman’s Flag Football Silver Medalist; All-Conference, All-Big East, and Team Captain at University of Connecticut; All-County, All-League, All-State, Team Captain, and record holder at Passaic High School.
Jeremiah Druckenmiller (Jr.) -- Glen Rock
Gabe Stocus (Jr.) -- Montclair
Yousef Abukwaik (Fr.) -- Totowa
Oliver Chang (Fr.) -- Montvale
Lukas Selassie (Fr.) -- Montclair
Josh Talkow (Fr.) -- North Caldwell