Ethan Barron Named National Women’s Track & Field Assistant Coach of the Year

Ethan Barron Named National Women’s Track & Field Assistant Coach of the Year

NEW ORLEANS – Williams College third year coach Ethan Barron has been named the National Women's Assistant Coach of the Year in NCAA Division III by the United States Track & Field Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA.

Barron just completed his third year at Williams, where along with coaching the Eph women's jumpers in track and field he also serves as the Ephs' head coach of men's track & field.

Ethan Barron's Eph jumpers scored 27 of the Ephs' 37 points at the NCAA Championships this past weekend in Birmingham, Alabama.

Barron's athletes went 2-3-4 in the high jump, 5-8 in the pentathlon and notched a sixth place finish in the long jump.

During the regular season, Barron's jumpers were tied for first and second on the national list and his athletes were ranked second and fourth in the pentathlon.

This is the first time a coach from Williams has been named National Assistant Coach of the Year either indoors or outdoors.