Fowler Completes Track and Field Staff


Aug. 18, 2017

CONWAY - Coastal Carolina director of track and field Sandy Fowler has completed her staff for the upcoming season as Dionne Henley, Mike Embry and Ben Yocum will join the Chanticleer programs as assistant coaches.

Henley, a two-time Olympian (1992 and 1996), will focus on the sprints, hurdles and relays for the Chanticleer men’s and women’s track and field programs. Henley spent the past seven years at Central Michigan (2010-16). She worked with the long sprints and relays for Mark Guthrie's combined men's and women's track and field program.

Embry, a two sport athlete at Eastern Illinois University (football and track and field), will focus on the jumps. Embry spent the past three years at his alma mater coaching jumps and sprinters. In 2016 and 2017 he guided three of his athletes to the NCAA West Regional, with two ranked in the top 100 nationally . Yocum, a native of Charlotte, N.C., will focus primarily on the pole vault and multi-events. Yocum spent the past seven years at College of Charleston working with hurdles, throws, and multi-events. In his time he has guided seven athletes to standing school records and one NCAA Prelim qualifier.

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