Jen Harvey will enter her third season as an assistant jumps coach for the men's and women's and track and field team at Wheaton College during the 2018-19 academic year.
Harvey ‘07 returns to her alma mater Wheaton College after a four-year stint as assistant track and field coach at Stonehill College where she worked from 2008-2011 with both the men’s and women’s sprints and jumps group. During her time at Stonehill she coached the programs first ever NCAA Division II National Champion in the high jump and also under her guidance school records in the 200 meters, high jump, long jump, triple jump, pole vault, and 4x100 meter relay were broken.
As an undergraduate at Wheaton College, Harvey was a four-year member of the indoor and outdoor track and field team and served as captain her junior and senior year. She was a two time National Champion (in the high jump), a five time All American and a seven-time National Qualifier (high jump, 55meter hurdles, 100 meter hurdles and the 4x100 meter relay).
Additionally, she was selected three times as the NEWMAC Athlete of the year from 2005-2007.
Harvey kept training post collegiately in the high jump and won USATF Club Nationals and broke the club record with a jump of 5’10 (1.78 meters).
Harvey has earned her USATF level 2 jumps certification, and the level 1 USTFCCCA technical track and field coaching certification.