Aug. 15, 2011
WASHINGTON - Director of Track & Field / Cross Country Patrick Henner announced today that Jody Stewart has been promoted to an assistant coach with the Georgetown track & field program. A volunteer assistant during the 2010-11 season, Stewart begins his second season on the Hilltop as an assistant and continues to work with the sprinters, hurdlers and jumpers.
During the 2011 season, Stewart assisted in the development of four all-conference athletes, an all-conference relay team, and multiple BIG EAST Conference scorers.
Prior to his arrival on the Hilltop, Stewart spent two seasons as the sprints, hurdles, and jumps coach at Bowling Green State University. While at Bowling Green, Stewart recruited one of the top sprint classes in the Mid-American Conference, coached four top-10 all-time school performances and developed multiple Mid-American Conference scorers.
Prior to Bowling Green, Stewart had successful coaching stints as an assistant at Northwood University and his alma mater Ashland University, where he worked with the sprints, hurdles, and jump groups. During that time, he coached an NCAA Division II hurdle All-American, three conference champions, and multiple all-conference athletes and relay teams.
As a collegiate athlete, Stewart attended Ashland University, where he was a four-time NCAA Division II All-American, four-time Academic All-American, four-time Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Champion and the 2003 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Most Valuable Performer.
Stewart graduated with a bachelor's degree in health education from Ashland University in 2006 and earned his master's degree in sports management from Cleveland State University in 2008. He also holds Level II Certifications in the sprints, hurdles, relays, and jumps from USA Track & Field.
Jody and his wife Amber reside in Alexandria, Va.