Angela Baxter Staff Bio | Academic Advisor for Track and Field and Cross Country

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Angela Baxter


Academic advisor for men's and women's cross country and men's and women's track and field

Years at BYU

  • 2013-present
  • Academic advisor for track and field 1996-99


Graduated from BYU with a degree in health promotion

Before BYU

  • Competed internationally, including at Olympic trials
  • Coached track and field at the high school level
  • Girl's track head coach at Timpview High School in Provo
  • USATF Level I certified track and field coach

Athletic career

  • All-American BYU sprinter
  • Held the BYU record in the 200 meters for 26 years
  • Had personal bests of 11.51 seconds in the 100 meters, 23.39 seconds in the 200 meters, 52.99 seconds in the 400 meters, 2:10 in the 800 meters


Glasgow, Scotland


  • Married to Kurt Baxter
  • Has five children
Angela Baxter

Angela Baxter joined the staff at the Student-Athlete Academic Center as an academic advisor to the men’s and women’s cross country and track and field teams in August 2013.  She returns to a position she previously held from 1996-1999.  Angela is a former All-American sprinter for the Cougars and held the 200 meters school for 26 years. She hails from Glasgow, Scotland, and competed internationally, including multiple Olympic trials. She spent several years coaching track and field at the high school level and was girl’s head coach at Timpview High School in Provo. Angela graduated from BYU with a degree in health promotion. She is married to Kurt Baxter, and they are the parents of five children.

USATF Level I certified Track and Field Coach.

Personal Bests: 100m: 11.51secs, 200m: 23.39secs, 400m: 52.99secs and 800m: 2:10 secs