Many Musketeers Are Making Highly Anticipated Debuts
Scott Stevens is entering his fifth season with the Xavier men's and women's cross country and track and field teams. He is an assistant coach working with both men and women jumping event groups during indoor and outdoor track season.
During the past four years with the Musketeers, Stevens coaching presence has been noticed with his athletes setting school records in pole vault, high jump, long jump and triple jump. During his career he has produced an Atlantic-10 Champion and a BIG EAST Champion in pole vault. In 2013 Craig Krcal became the first in school history to become a two-time event champion in two different conferences. Another notable alumnus setting indoor and outdoor long jump records and a key contributor to the sprinting events included David Gibson. Current school record holders include: John Kolibab with indoor and outdoor high jump, Onya Edwards with indoor and outdoor long jump and triple jump.
Stevens pushes for excellence not only on the track but in the classroom. The women's track and field team was named USTFCCCA All-Academic and multiple All-Academic conference honorees were established.
Prior to joining the Musketeer staff in August 2010, Stevens served as the assistant track and field coach at his alma mater, Wilmington College, specializing in jumps and sprints with a concentration in pole vault. While a student-athlete at Wilmington, Stevens competed on the indoor and outdoor track and field teams in the pole vault event. He earned Academic All-Ohio honors, was an Ohio Athletic Conference finalist and served as team captain.
The Germantown, Ohio native, received a bachelor of science in sport management with a minor in communication arts and coaching in May of 2009, graduating Magna Cum Laude. Stevens continued his education at Xavier University, where he received his master's degree in education, with a specialization in sport administration in May 2012.
Certifications: USATF Level I Certified Coach, USTFCCCA Track and Field Technical Certification, USTFCCCA Jumps Specialist, NCAA Coaches Recruiting Certification, PVSCB Pole Vault Safety Certified, First Aid and CPR.