Traverse City Central
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Traverse City Central High School is excited to welcome Bryant Wilson as the new boys track coach. Wilson previously spent eight years with track and field at Central Michigan University, having served as the women's track and field associate head coach since 2019.
In 2019, he was named the Mid-American Conference Women’s Assistant Coach of the Year at both the league indoor and outdoor championships. That same year, Wilson helped lead the Chippewa women to victory at the Mid-American Conference Indoor Championships in February and a second-place finish in May at the league outdoor championships. He was also inducted into the United States Track & Field/Cross Country Coaches Association Hall of Fame in 2018.
Wilson, a Hale native, was a four-time NCAA Division II National Champion and two-time U.S. National Championships qualifier in the pole vault at Grand Valley State, where he swept the indoor and outdoor pole vault national titles in 2007 and in 2008, was an eight-time All-American, and a two-time U.S. Championships qualifier. He remains the program record holder in both the indoor and outdoor pole vault.
Wilson earned a Bachelor of Science degree in physical education from Grand Valley in 2010 and Master of Science degree in administration from Central Michigan in 2019. Wilson recently moved to the area with his wife to start his own insurance business. He replaces longtime coach, John Lober.