Jafet Molinares is a 2015 graduate of Iowa Central Community College and enters his first season as a member of the Triton coaching staff. While an athlete at Iowa Central, Molinares was part of the 2013 National Championship Half Marathon team, an NJCAA National Qualifier at 1000m, and a 1st Team Academic All-American 2013-2015.
After graduating from Iowa Central, Molinares finished his running career at Fort Hays State University where he majored in Sport’s Management.
After graduating from Fort Hays State, he became a graduate assistant coach where he completed his Master’s degree in Sport’s Administration. During his time there, he had two recruiting classes of 25 and 30 athletes each. His recruits included an individual National Champion at the mile, six MIAA Conference Champions and were responsible for setting 14 school records.
Molinares is native of Miami, FL and graduated from Felix Varela High School. He will assist with coaching mid-distance athletes and recruiting this fall.