Tritons hire Jonathan Alexis

Tritons hire Jonathan Alexis

Prior to Iowa Central, Alexis coached at Carver Academy in Chester, VA. The team had a record breaking season with its first-ever district champion in the boys high jump, regional champion in the boys 4x400m relay and boys high jump, and a third place finish in the 4x400m and fourth place finish in the boys 400m at the VHSL 1A Championship. There were over ten school records set, six All-Tidewater performers, five All-Region 1B performers and one All-VHSL 1A performer.

Alexis is the co-founder and head coach of Elite Speed TC. In 2018, he coached the USATF VA Association championship in the 13-14 yr. boys 100m and third in the 200m. He coached multiple regional qualifiers in the 13-14 yr. boys 100m, 200m and 400m. He also coached a regional qualifier in the 15-16 boys 100m. The 13-14 yr. boys 4x100m were ranked #3 in USATF Region 3 and qualified for the 2018 USATF Junior Olympic Championships.

While at Virginia Union University, Alexis served as Assistant Coach of Horizontal Jumps. While there he coached three school records in the men's indoor long jump, men's heptathlon and men's outdoor long jump. He coached three NCAA Division II qualifiers. He also coached two CIAA champions in the men's long jump, ten All-CIAA performances, and one NCAA Division II All-American in the men's triple jump. 

Alexis earned his A.A. in Liberal Arts from Kingsborough Community College, and B.A. in English from Virginia Union University. He also holds the USATF Level I coaching certification.