BALANCEBYU seeks to develop students of faith, intellect, and character who have the skills and the desire to continue learning and to serve others throughout their lives. BYU Track & Field seeks to find balance between faith, academics and athletics.
WORLD-CLASS FACILITIESThe Outdoor Track Complex at BYU is one of the best facilities in the United States, a Mondo Track with all field events being contested on the in-field. BYU has hosted four NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships and many Regional and Conference Championships as well.
TRADITIONBYU has a winning tradition with:
- 26 Olympians
- 29 NCAA Individual Champions earning 42 citations
- 108 Individual All-Americans earning 238 citations
- 1970 Team Championship
- NCAA Top 25 finishes:
- Conference Team Championships
- 25-Indoor, including 9 of 10 MWC titles
- 27-Outdoor, including 10 of 10 MWC titles
- #1 Undergraduate business and recruiters (Business Week)
- #1 MBA program of U.S. regional schools (The Wall Street Journal)
- #1 Producer of family therapy research (Journal of Marital and Family Therapy)
- #1 Masters of Accountancy Program (Public Accounting Report)
- #2 Yield: accepted students who enroll (U.S. News & World Report)
- #2 Business school ethics emphasis (The Wall Street Journal)
COMPETITIONBYU Track & Field competes each year against the best teams in the country with meets in Washington, Idaho, Utah, Arizona, California, New Mexico, Colorado and Texas and in the elite New Balance College Challenge in New York.
TRAINING CENTERBYU’s state-of-the-art training center includes:
- Speed Center
- Athletic Training Center
- Massage Therapists
- Physical Therapists
- Weight Training Center
- Indoor Track Center
- High Altitude Training
PICTURESQUE CAMPUSKnown as one of the most beautiful campuses in the country, BYU is surrounded by 45,000 elevations and 12,000-foot mountains. Nearby environs are an outdoor heaven, with fishing, hiking, hunting, skiing, camping and mountain biking.
“Enter to Learn-Go Forth to Serve” inspires students to begin the Quest for Knowledge and service opportunities. The Academic Center aids student athletes in all aspects of their academic pursuits while giving them multiple community service opportunities each year.
COACHING STAFFHead coach Mark Robison has earned five-straight Indoor MWC Coach of the Year Awards (2005-09) and six-straight Outdoor MWC Coach of the Year Awards (2004-09), leading BYU to 18 of 19 conference championships since taking over as BYU head coach in 2001. Assistant coach Ed Eyestone (distance) is a former Olympian and 10-time All-American at BYU and has won MWC Cross Country Coach of the Year six times. Assistant coach Leonard Myles-Milles (sprints) is a two-time NCAA Champion in the 100 meters, representing Ghana in the 2000 and 2004 Olympics.