Alrick Munroe
Alrick  Munroe

Position:
Assistant Coach - Long Sprints/Long Hurdles/Jumps

Season at SDSU:
Fifth Season

01/04/2018

Track & Field’s Alrick Munroe Named Assistant Coach

T&F's Alrick Munroe named asst. coach

Bio entering the 2017-18 season

Alrick Munroe, a former Baltimore Sun Coach of the Year and an expert sprint coach who has assisted numerous high school athletes in earning NCAA track and field scholarships, was hired as an assistant track coach prior to the 2013-14 season.

Munroe assists with the technicality and mechanics for all Aztec track events but primarily works with the Aztecs' long sprints, mid-distance and long hurdles. He also works with Lisa-Anne Barrow, who was a Mountain West champion in the 4x400 relay and placed second in the long jump at the conference meet.

Munroe has experience training and coaching in the Jamaican sprinting system, as he was a Jamaican National Championships 100 meter finalist and an Olympic trials qualifier. He is an experienced speed and conditioning coach at all levels, including for women's lacrosse, NFL and professional baseball players.

Munroe comes to The Mesa after working as an assistant track and field coach and athletic facility director at McDonogh School in Owings Mills, Md., for 13 seasons. At the high school, Munroe helped lead the team to 21 Maryland track and field Independent Schools State Championships, while coaching over 50 high school All-Americans and eight high school national champions in sprints, hurdles, jumps and relays. His former athletes at McDonogh include Autumne Franklin, a four-year letterwinner at Harvard who competed in the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials (6th, 400H) and the 2017 USATF Championships (12th, 400H), and Darius Hayward, who was drafted in the first round of the 2009 NFL Draft and played for Oakland, Indianapolis and Pittsburgh.

As an athlete at Wayland University, Munroe won seven individual NAIA National Championship titles in sprints and jumps, was the NAIA indoor and outdoor MVP in the same academic year and a two-time Academic All-American in track and field. He also served in the United States Navy for eight years.

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